Image de l'éditeur

China : The Photographs of Lois Conner

Barme, Geremie

4 avis par Goodreads
ISBN 10: 093511257X / ISBN 13: 9780935112573
Edité par Callaway, New York, 2000
Etat : Near Fine Couverture rigide
Vendeur DBookmahn's Used and Rare Military Books (Burke, VA, Etats-Unis)

Vendeur AbeBooks depuis 9 avril 2001

Quantité : 1

A propos de cet article

151pp/illus. An oversized book with striking, wide angle, panoramic, large format black and white views of China. The photographs were taken between 1984 and 1999, many in Guangxi Province which have the feel of Chinese scroll paintings. Clean. N° de réf. du libraire 008144

Poser une question au libraire

Détails bibliographiques

Titre : China : The Photographs of Lois Conner

Éditeur : Callaway, New York

Date d'édition : 2000

Reliure : Illustrated Boards

Etat du livre :Near Fine

Etat de la jaquette : No Jacket

Edition : 1st Printing

A propos de ce titre

Synopsis :

An astonishing magnum opus by one of today's great women photographers documenting the subtle beauty and dramatically changing face of China.

For the past fifteen years Lois Conner has traveled alone throughout China equipped with a huge banquet camera. She photographs the landscapes and the people, documenting the ancient and unchanging geological terrain as well as the social and cultural upheaval of contemporary China. Her camera, which weighs forty pounds, produces a negative that is seven inches high and seventeen inches wide, enabling her to make breathtaking panoramas.

From Booklist:

Conner arrived in China on the first of many journeys in 1984, cherishing an affinity for traditional scroll paintings. Hoping to create images that emulated the scrolls' striking blend of pristine detail and panoramic scope, she used a seven-by-seventeen-inch banquet camera (quite a bulky contraption to haul across the rugged countryside and through bustling cities), but her stunning black-and-white photographs--printed full-size on fine paper with a platinum process that gives them, in her words, an "ethereal subtlety"--ended up being far more mysterious and complex. Each lustrous image, whether it depicts the abruptly vertical mountains of Guangxi, or a profusion of lotus leaves, or a group portrait, draws the eye deeper and deeper as it discloses layer after layer of reflections and shadows. Conner has climbed to great heights to frame immense vistas of breathtaking, even divine beauty, and focused on a more human scale to absorb tactile nuances, achieving at every range a remarkable and thrilling degree of dimensionality and drama. Donna Seaman
Copyright © American Library Association. All rights reserved

Les informations fournies dans la section « A propos du livre » peuvent faire référence à une autre édition de ce titre.

Description de la librairie

We specialize in quality military history books both new and old. Let us help you find that book that seems to be eluding you! We give you that friendly personal touch that is hard to find amidst the hustle and bustle of daily life. We also buy quality used military history books. Our customer-centered internet mail order business was established in 1997. Since that time, we have sold thousands of books, in all 50 states and around the world. Our speciality is quality used and rare military history books covering all periods from the American Revolution to the Gulf War. Emphasis on German military, Civil War, World Wars I & II and Soviet Union/Imperial Russia. In addition to our military books, we have an eclectic selection of other titles available for sale. We have a number of books on Ethnology particularly as it relates to the Negro in America, railroad histories, biographies, old books on ski-ing and much more. SEE OUR SITE OR EMAIL US FOR A CURRENT CATALOGUE OF SOME OF OUR MILITARY HISTORY TITLES In addition to our military titles on our home page, we are constantly expanding our books online here at ABE. Please check our inventory below!

Visitez la page d?accueil du vendeur

Conditions de vente :

Check or money order in US$ payable to DBookmahn with order. We also accept Credit
Card payments through Paypal. Will hold book for seven days with email request.

DBookmahn's Used & Rare Military Books, P.O. Box 10826, Burke, VA. 22009.
Returnable within 14 days, if not fully satisfied.

Want lists accepted. We also sell new Schiffer and Fedorowicz books for 20% off list
price. We can order any in print Schiffer and Fedorowicz book for you at the discounted

Conditions de livraison :

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

Afficher le catalogue du vendeur

Modes de paiement
acceptés par le vendeur

Visa Mastercard American Express Carte Bleue

Chèque Mandat postal PayPal Traite bancaire