Edward Weston

Photographe Weston Edward
Ce catalogue a été publié à l’occasion de la rétrospective consacrée au photographe américain au Sant’Agostino Hospital à Modène en Italie du 14 septembre au 9 décembre 2012, et au Foligno, CIAC centro italiano arte contemporanea du 16 décembre 2012 au 17 février 2013 ; édité par Filippo Maggia, biographie raisonnée, photographies en noir et […]

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Ce catalogue a été publié à l’occasion de la rétrospective consacrée au photographe américain au Sant’Agostino Hospital à Modène en Italie du 14 septembre au 9 décembre 2012, et au Foligno, CIAC centro italiano arte contemporanea du 16 décembre 2012 au 17 février 2013 ; édité par Filippo Maggia, biographie raisonnée, photographies en noir et blanc.

With this volume Fondazione Fotografia shows the work of one of the major twentieth-century artists whose output influenced the very conception of photography for generations to come.
With this volume Fondazione Fotografia shows the work of one of the major twentieth-century artists whose output influenced the very conception of photography for generations to come.
After abandoning pictorial photography, Weston turned his interest in the direction of realism, developing his own original style based on the quest for a pure form to express his contemporary world. He believed that the world around him, whether it be the face of a woman, a place, or a vegetable did not require special devices to be recorded: in fact, he felt that it is inside the mind that things become proud-looking sculptures, objects that seem to come to life on their own.
This thoughtful selection of 110 photographs is an eloquent testimony to Weston’s teachings, bearing witness to the experiences that contributed to making him the artist he was: from his interest in Modernism and Cubism to his years in Mexico, where he shared the echoes of European Surrealism with the local artists; from his decision to move to Point Lobos, a location that was of crucial importance to the development of his vision of the landscape, to his intense relationships with women who were his muses and companions in his everyday life as well as in his photography.

Poids 1250 g
Dimensions 24.5 × 28.5 cm
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ISBN 9788857216331
Langue(s) anglais
Nombre de pages 150
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