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I Loved You the Moment I Saw You

I Loved You the Moment I Saw You

by Peter Black
     
 

With more than 80 brilliant, disturbing, and compassionate images, this collection composes one of the great photographic portraits of this generation. Crisscrossing a complex urban landscape of Wellington in New Zealand, the artist demonstrates his love for the tender, sad, and often humorous details of life lived moment by moment on the streets of his

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With more than 80 brilliant, disturbing, and compassionate images, this collection composes one of the great photographic portraits of this generation. Crisscrossing a complex urban landscape of Wellington in New Zealand, the artist demonstrates his love for the tender, sad, and often humorous details of life lived moment by moment on the streets of his hometown. The pictures reflect the years the author spent exploring the city, creating a definitive depiction of the famed capital. Typified by quirky observation and a rapid narrative, this endearing photographic essay captures the heart of New Zealand.

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From the Publisher
"Looking at [these] photographs . . . has alerted me to this: the different ways in which perception is situated and to the laminated or layered times it takes to take that in—to be moved, to be in love, and in 'the moment.'"  —Ian Wedde, author, The Viewing Platform

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780864736598
Publisher:
Victoria University Press
Publication date:
07/01/2012
Pages:
102
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 12.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Peter Black is the first artist to have held a solo contemporary photography exhibit at New Zealand’s National Art Gallery. He has been featured in more than 20 solo and group exhibitions, and his photographs are now part of several major collections in New Zealand and abroad, including the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, the Auckland Art Gallery, and the National Library Gallery. His work has been published and written about in many individual and group publications, including Real Fiction.

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