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Golden Gate

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ISBN-10: 1931788510

ISBN-13: 9781931788519

Edition: 2nd 2004

Authors: Richard Misrach, Richard Walker, T. J. Clark

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"We are in the presence of that uniquely photographic and uniquely American phenomenon: the documentary sublime. [Golden Gate] takes you, metaphorically and literally, as far west as you can get. Just as Frederic Edwin Church's colossal Niagara (1857) still surpasses the iconic familiarity of the location, so Misrach's pictures make us see an overphotographed subject in a new light; literally. But the light that shrouds, frames, drenches and (always) dwarfs the bridge is also historical. It is as if the sky of every one of the paintings on show at Tate Britain has, at some point, ended up in the Bay Area. . . . Church's rainbow even turns up in one of them. All-even the ones that are…    
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Book details

List price: $50.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Aperture Foundation, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/15/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 132
Size: 13.25" wide x 11.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 4.730
Language: English

Richard Walker trained as a zoologist and gained his Ph.D. in physiology and biochemistry. He taught for eight years before leaving education to become a writer. Richard has written many award-winning books for children on natural history, human biology, and science, including The Kingfisher First Human Body Encyclopedia and How the Incredible Human Body Works.

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