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Stone walls : personal boundaries : photographs

Author: Mariana Ruth Cook; Wendell Berry
Publisher: Bologna : Damiani Editore, 2011.
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"Far from being a travelogue, these beautiful black-and-white photographs portray the wall in landscape, the wall as abstract form, and the return of rocks to nature. Cook is fascinated with the juxtaposition of stones and geometric composition, as well as with the resonance betweens walls of different cultures. The walls photographed range from 1600 BC to the present time. With a tribute from Wendell Berry and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Pictorial works
Named Person: Mariana Ruth Cook; Mariana Ruth Cook; Mariana Ruth Cook
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mariana Ruth Cook; Wendell Berry
ISBN: 9788862081696 8862081693
OCLC Number: 727701724
Description: xv, 175 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction / Mariana Cook --
Letter / Wendell Berry --
Photographs. Personal boundaries --
Containment --
Back to earth --
Essays. New England / Susan Allport --
Kentucky / Lucy Breathitt --
Peru / Thomas B.F. Cummins --
Mediterranean / Robert O. Paxton --
Britain / Colin Renfrew --
Ireland / Brendan Dunford.
Responsibility: by Mariana Cook.
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Mariana Cook is best known for her intimate character studies of people both in and out of the public eye. Far from being a travelogue, this title includes black-and-white photographs that portray  Read more...

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Sometimes inspiration arrives when you least expect it. That's certainly true for "Stone Walls: Personal Boundaries," the latest book by the photographer Mariana Cook. For eight years Ms. Cook took Read more...

 
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