Paul Strand Southwest

By: Strand, Paul; Busselle, Rebecca; Stack, Trudi Wilner

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109 pp., illlustrated in b/w. For Paul Strand the summers of 1926 and 1930-1932 marked a period of critical artistic growth. Absorbing the Southwest's complex cultural history, Strand made pictures that merged realism with abstraction, and formalism with an American romanticism. He began to shape his ideas of photographing a region in depth - the collective portraiture that he later expanded in Mexico, New England, Africa, and Europe. The Southwest period brought not only artistic renewal, but also personal turmoil. His political and social ideas were shifting, and his relationship with the two most important people in his life - his wife Rebecca and his mentor Alfred Stieglitz - were disintegrating. This book reconstructs, in an intimate, visual way, the emotional and creative swirl around Paul Strand. Each summer the Strands stayed with Mabel Dodge Luhan at her fabled Taos ranch, where many illustrious guests drifted through, from D. H. Lawrence to Ansel Adams. Still in shrinkwrap. As New condition.

Title: Paul Strand Southwest

Author Name: Strand, Paul; Busselle, Rebecca; Stack, Trudi Wilner

Categories: PHOTOGRAPHY,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York, Aperture 2004: 2004

ISBN Number: 1931788464

ISBN Number 13: 9781931788465

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition: As New

Size: 4to.

Book number: 53388

Keywords: STRAND,,PAUL,,1890-1976,SOUTHWEST,,Photography,,History,, Photographic,History