Martin Parr – Retratos Pintados
68 Seiten, 26 x 30 cm , 780 g.
Martin Parr – Retratos Pintados
56,00 €
Inkl. MWSt., zzgl. Versandkosten
Lieferzeit: 2 bis 6 Werktage (weltweit)
Nothing has stopped me in my tracks more than when I was first introduced to a set of images collected by Titus Riedl, while attending a Latin American photo forum in São Paulo. If you visit a house in the northeast of Brazil, you are very likely to see a photo painting on the wall. This is a tradition that dates back many years, when a black and white image was not deemed exciting enough. Painted photos are a way of bestowing status on members of your family (both dead and alive) and giving them an iconic, almost saint-like look. When the roving dealers visited these houses, in search of commissions, they were able to facilitate any dream. They could bring back the dead, dress you in expensive clothes and jewellery, make you look years younger. Although these images are still produced, they are now more likely to be computer-generated rather than hand-painted. As I was keen to see the last of these artists in action, Titus decided to arrange an introduction. We went to my hotel room and made the edit that you see here. As another analogue tradition dies, we offer the portraits in this book as a testament to a most remarkable method of creating portraits. Let the dream live on. (From the Introduction by Marin Parr) Retratos Pintados is the fifth title in our series Parr/Nazraeli Edition of Ten.
VerlagNazraeli Press
Jahr
EinbandartFester Einband
SpracheEnglisch
 Mehr
ISBN978-1-59005-267-9
Artikel IDart-41873

 

Weitere Bücher mit diesen Schlagworten:

35,00 € 15,00 €  
Photography from The Walther Collection
85,00 €  
Photography at the Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg
48,00 € 10,00 €  
Contemporary African Photography and Video Art from The Walther Collection
58,00 € 20,00 €  
Art Collection Deutsche Börse
49,80 €  
39,00 € 19,95 €  
Stern Fotografie Portfolio No. 73
18,00 € 9,00 €  
The inside stories told by the people who made them
35,00 € 15,00 €  
From the 19th to the 21st Century
59,00 €  
A History of Contemporary
59,95 € 29,95 €