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Regarding the Land: Robert Glenn Ketchum And the Legacy of Eliot Porter (SIGNED)

Rohrbach, John; Ketchum, Robert Glenn

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ISBN 10: 0883601001 / ISBN 13: 9780883601006
Published by U.S.A.: Amon Carter Museum, 2006
Condition: As New Hardcover
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An as-new hardcover copy housed in a like dust jacket. 10.25"x12.25", 109 pages. A collection of full color photographs focused on the works of Eliot Porter, as provided by inspired photographer Robert Glenn Ketchum. Theme of this photography is American landscapes. To access more books related to photography or nature, or for more signed books, go to and search using our unique keywords FOTOBX, NATHBX, and/or SIGNEDBX, or visit our shop in Fort Worth. Bookseller Inventory # GMSC 559

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Title: Regarding the Land: Robert Glenn Ketchum And...

Publisher: U.S.A.: Amon Carter Museum

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:As New

Dust Jacket Condition: As New

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

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Eliot Porter made his first color photograph in 1939, the year he resigned from teaching and research to pursue photography as a career. Over the next fifty years, his work was exhibited widely and he produced more than two dozen books of his photographs. He became a passionate ambassador for environmental causes and, through his images, set the standard for color landscape photography and inspired generations of photographers to come. Robert Glenn Ketchum counts himself among them. Ketchum is among the leading contemporary photographers of the American landscape. His many books use fine art color photography to address environmental issues.
The Amon Carter Museum in Fort Worth, Texas, is a museum of American art. It houses one of the most important collections of photography in the country, including Eliot Porter's archives, which the artist bequeathed to the museum upon his death in 1990. The museum is also a repository of Ketchum's work, and Regarding the Land marks the first time that photographs by these two artists have been brought together into one volume.
Regarding the Land: Robert Glenn Ketchum and the Legacy of Eliot Porter has eighty-eight color and duotone plates. The book also includes chronologies of both artists and lists their publications and major exhibitions.

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A leading curator in the field of fine art photography, Rohrbach is senior curator of photographs at the Amon Carter Museum of American Art. He coedited the collection of essays Reframing the New Topographics, and his other publications include "Time in New England: Creating a Usable Past," in Paul Strand: Essays on His Life and Work; Eliot Porter: The Color of Wildness; Regarding the Land: Robert Glenn Ketchum and the Legacy of Eliot Porter; and Accommodating Nature: The Photographs of Frank Gohlke.

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