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Polish Shadow

Solomon, Rosalind

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ISBN 10: 3865211992 / ISBN 13: 9783865211996
Published by Steidl, Gottingen, 2006
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Non-paginated. Black & white photographs by Rosalind Solomon. Minor wear. Clean, tight copy. Record # 612407. Bookseller Inventory # 612407

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Title: Polish Shadow

Publisher: Steidl, Gottingen

Publication Date: 2006

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: 1st Edition

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For over 30 years Rosalind Solomon has been producing emotional imagery that pulls the viewer into a world of sun and shadow where past and present intersect. As she explains of the light and shadow here, "I made my first pictures in Poland in 1988 during a time of political change, and returned there in 2003 in an era of increasing violence and inhumanity worldwide." All of the images in Polish Shadow are of individuals, their relationships and environments, and each observes and comments on Poland and the larger world: some evoke the darkness of an earlier era and the ghosts of ethnic violence, while others capture a moment in the forward-marching life of modern Europe. As one critic has put it, "Solomon embraces her subjects with unusual warmth--a combination of candor, curiosity and concern," and that combination of factors can make her photographs as gut-wrenching as they are technically excellent.

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Rosalind Solomon was born in 1930 in Highland Park, Illinois, and now works and lives in New York City. Her photographs are collected internationally. The Museum of Modern Art, the National Gallery of Canada and the Bibliotheque Nationale are among those with selections of her work. Her solo exhibits include the Museum of Modern Art, New York, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C, Die Photographische Sammlung, Cologne and Musee Nicephore Niepce, Chalon sur Saone, France. Solomon has been awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship and was a senior research fellow of the American Institute of Indian Studies. She was a MacDowell Colony Gottlieb Fellow and was also awarded the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur residency at Yaddo.

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