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Koudelka: Piedmont (Mint First Edition)

Koudelka, Josef (photographer); Giuseppe Culicchia (essay)

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ISBN 10: 8869652173 / ISBN 13: 9788869652172
Published by Italy: Contrasto Due, 2010
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First edition, first printing. Hardbound. NEW. Issued without dust jacket. Text in English. This book brings together panoramic photographs from one of his most recent projects, the landscape of the Piedmont region of northern Italy. As Giuseppe Culicchia says in his introduction to this superb collection, Todays Piedmont is a region that is both wonderful and wounded. And here they are: the wonders and the wounds. Every one of Josef Koudelkas shots stirs up an emotion Humans are largely absent from Koudelkas images, because the books main protagonist is the land itself. This beautifully bound volume is sure to have a powerful resonance for all lovers of photography. 0.0. Bookseller Inventory # 06-6

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Title: Koudelka: Piedmont (Mint First Edition)

Publisher: Italy: Contrasto Due

Publication Date: 2010

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition....

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“If humans are largely absent from [Josef Koudelka's] pictures, it is because the main protagonist is the land itself. In some of his images, the construction sites appear as if they had been abandoned after some catastrophic event such as the one inferred by Cormac McCarthy in his masterpiece The Road. It is almost as if Koudelka, through his camera lens, had already seen nature slowly beginning to heal its wounds by reclaiming what humans have taken away from it.”—Giuseppe Culicchia

This is the last photographic essay by Josef Koudelka, one of the most renowned photographers of the world, about the Piedmont region in Italy.

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Josef Koudelka, born in Moravia, made his first photographs while a student in the 1950s. About the same time that he started his career as an aeronautical engineer in 1961 he also began photographing Gypsies in Czechoslovakia and theater in Prague. He turned full-time to photography in 1967. The following year, Koudelka photographed the Soviet invasion of Prague, publishing his

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