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Edward Weston, Harry Callahan

Author: Edward Weston; Harry M Callahan; Ana Belén García
Publisher: Madrid : La Fabrica Editorial, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book compares the portrait photographs of two American masters, Harry Callahan (1912-1999) and Edward Weston (1886-1958), examining how their images combine desire and affection. While many of their well-known works have been understood as straightforward nudes or landscapes, this book looks beyond the limitations of these categories to suggest a more complex notion of their erotic photography. This book looks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Catalogs
Named Person: Edward Weston; Harry M Callahan; Harry M Callahan; Edward Weston; Edward Weston; Harry M Callahan; Edward Weston; Harry M Callahan; Harry M Callahan
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Weston; Harry M Callahan; Ana Belén García
ISBN: 9788415691334 8415691335
OCLC Number: 861794048
Language Note: Translated from Spanish.
Notes: This book was produced in collaboration with PhotoEspaña"--Title page verso.
"Fundacion Banco Santander."
Includes: "Weston/Callahan documents."
Description: 107, 22 pages : illustrations, photographs ; 30 cm
Other Titles: Edward Weston
Harry Callahan
Responsibility: [Book coordinator, Ana Belén García].

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This book compares the portrait photographs of two American masters, Harry Callahan (1912-1999) and Edward Weston (1886-1958), examining how their images combine desire and affection. While many of their well-known works have been understood as straightforward nudes or landscapes, this book looks beyond the limitations of these categories to suggest a more complex notion of their erotic photography. This book looks at Callahan and Weston's images through an examination of the relationship of the body and nature, but also, that of photography and affection. Unlike the majority of erotic photography that seeks to represent desire, in both Callahan and Weston we find the rare instance of desire wholly transformed into an image - an image where the subject is clearly not just displayed but the affection of the photographers toward the subject is clearly evident. For this to occur, there must be complicity between the photographer and his model.0Exhibition: La Fabrica, Madrid, Spain (9.2013- ).

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