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The Resource In a rugged land : Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon towns collaboration, 1953-1954, James R. Swensen

In a rugged land : Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon towns collaboration, 1953-1954, James R. Swensen

Label
In a rugged land : Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon towns collaboration, 1953-1954
Title
In a rugged land
Title remainder
Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon towns collaboration, 1953-1954
Statement of responsibility
James R. Swensen
Title variation
Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon towns collaboration, 1953-1954
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Though photographers Dorothea Lange and Ansel Adams were contemporaries and longtime friends, most of their work portrays contrasting subject matter. Lange's artistic photodocumentation set a new aesthetic standard for social commentary; Adams lit up nature's wonders with an unfailing eye and preeminent technical skill. That they joined together to photograph Mormons in Utah in the early 1950s for Life magazine may come as a surprise. In a Rugged Land examines the history and content of the two photographers' forgotten collaboration, Three Mormon Towns. Looking at Adams' and Lange's photographs, extant letters, and personal memories, the book provides a window into an important moment in their careers and seeks to understand why a project that once held such promise ended in disillusionment and is now little more than a footnote in their illustrative biographies. Swensen's in-depth research and interpretation helps make sense of what they did and places their efforts alongside others who were also exploring the particular qualities of the Mormon village at that time"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
CoU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Swensen, James R
Dewey number
770.9792
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TR140.L3
LC item number
S94 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lange, Dorothea
  • Lange, Dorothea
  • Lange, Dorothea
  • Adams, Ansel
  • Adams, Ansel
  • Adams, Ansel
  • Mormons
  • Mormons
  • Mormons
  • Photography, Artistic
  • Artistic collaboration
  • Adams, Ansel
  • Lange, Dorothea
  • Artistic collaboration
  • Friendship
  • Mormons
  • Photography, Artistic
  • Utah
  • Utah
  • Utah
Label
In a rugged land : Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon towns collaboration, 1953-1954, James R. Swensen
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-331) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1018098412
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 340 pages
Isbn
9781607816287
Lccn
2018014040
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028853743
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
183214
System control number
(OCoLC)1018098412
Label
In a rugged land : Ansel Adams, Dorothea Lange, and the Three Mormon towns collaboration, 1953-1954, James R. Swensen
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 295-331) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
1018098412
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 340 pages
Isbn
9781607816287
Lccn
2018014040
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other control number
40028853743
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
183214
System control number
(OCoLC)1018098412

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