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Landscape Dreams, A New Mexico Portrait
     

Landscape Dreams, A New Mexico Portrait

by Craig Varjabedian
 

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This collection of elegantly composed black-and-white images by one of New Mexico’s most accomplished photographers, celebrates the state’s captivating physical variety and enduring allure. With subject matter ranging from some of the state’s most iconic landforms—including the White Sands desert and Carlsbad Caverns—to the people who

Overview

This collection of elegantly composed black-and-white images by one of New Mexico’s most accomplished photographers, celebrates the state’s captivating physical variety and enduring allure. With subject matter ranging from some of the state’s most iconic landforms—including the White Sands desert and Carlsbad Caverns—to the people who work the land, Varjabedian’s images pay homage to New Mexico’s ancient history and to the homely details of everyday life. In photographing his subjects, whether epic or mundane, Varjabedian seeks the moments when the light, shadow, composition, and other elements combine to express the beauty of the place.

Marin Sardy’s wide-ranging essay provides historical and cultural contexts in which to understand Varjabedian’s work. Scholar-poet Jeanetta Calhoun Mish defines the particular quality of the artist’s imagery.


Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826348814
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press
Publication date:
10/01/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
140
File size:
19 MB
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Meet the Author

Craig Varjabedian, an award-winning photographer widely collected by museums and connoisseurs, has lived and worked in New Mexico for more than twenty- five years.

Hampton Sides is a best-selling author and author of numerous history books.

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