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Visual Symphony: A Photographic Work in Four Movements

Barnbaum, Bruce

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ISBN 10: 0912383305 / ISBN 13: 9780912383309
Published by Alfred van der Marck, U.S.A., 1986
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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This is an exquisite photogpaphy book, very large and beautifully kept. The book measures 12-1/2" x 14-1/2" with no defect of note. Contents are divided into four movements: First Movement --Allegretto, The Landscape; Second Movement -- Adagio ma non troppo - The Cathedrals of England; Third Movement -- Sherzo -- Urban Geometrics; and Fourth Movement -- Adagio, Andante, Allegro, Presto -- The Slit Canyons. Each photograph is a full page in black and white -- lovely. Bookseller Inventory # 28196

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Title: Visual Symphony: A Photographic Work in Four...

Publisher: Alfred van der Marck, U.S.A.

Publication Date: 1986

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Printing.

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These stunning photographs -- in the tradition of Ansel Adams and other masters -- will leave you breathless. The photographic images in this collection have been specially reproduced in close consultation with Bruce Barnbaum, using the latest printing technology. Barnbaum is equally adept at capturing the architectonics of the natural landscape and the architecture of manmade forms. In the intricate relationships of shapes and objects, he hears a natural music. The four movements of this extraordinary photographic study are "The Landscape," "The Cathedrals of England," "Urban Geometrics." and "The Slit Canyons." In each section, Barnbaum demonstrates his extraordinary ability to adapt mind, eye, heart, and technique to his subject matter. Throughout, he shows us the beauty of the concrete subject matter and its profound implications. As Bill Jay writes in his introduction: "...the content explodes outward until it reverberates with every aspect of existence, creating ever widening ripples across the sea of consciousness."

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Oversized and richly printed in tritone, this book presents, in four carefully edited "movements," classical photographs of the landscape, English cathedrals, urban architecture, and the Southwest's amazing slit canyons. In an introduction to each section, Birnbarum suggests musical corollaries for his subjects. His prose doesn't sing, but never mind; the photographs more than speak for themselves. Detailed technical information is included for the ambitious reader. Recommended. Suzanne Kotz, Publications Dept., Seattle Art Museum
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