Sally Mann

Sally Mann

A Thousand Crossings

Book - 2018
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"For more than 40 years, Sally Mann has made experimental, elegiac, and hauntingly beautiful photographs that explore the overarching themes of existence: memory, desire, death, the bonds of family, and nature's magisterial indifference to human endeavor. What unites this broad body of work--portraits, still lifes, landscapes, and other studies--is that it is all "bred of a place," the American South. Mann, who is a native of Lexington, Virginia, uses her deep love of her homeland and her knowledge of its historically fraught heritage to ask powerful, provocative questions--about history, identity, race, and religion--that reverberate across geographic and national boundaries. Organized into five sections--Family, The Land, Last Measure, Abide with Me, and What Remains--and including many works not previously exhibited or published, Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings is a sweeping overview of Mann's artistic achievements."-- From the publisher.
Publisher: Washington, District of Columbia :, National Gallery of Art ;, Salem, Massachusetts :, Peabody Essex Museum ;, New York, New York :, Abrams,, [2018]
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9781419729034
1419729039
Branch Call Number: 779.092 G815
Characteristics: 331 pages : illustrations, photographs, portraits ; 30 cm
Alternative Title: Thousand crossings

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