in Vie moderne, still there is always something mechanical in them, something of a photograph or photogravure
Digital reproductions of Curtis's brown-ink photogravures
(available on the Library of Congress's "American Memory" website) are reasonably good facsimiles.
Her work appeals to sensory experience and emotion over objectivity and intellect, which is why the photogravures
in Nocturnes work so well with Wonk's poems: nothing is literal, obvious, or rational.
In this oversize hardcover edition with handsome photogravures
, Teale introduced each chapter with commentary amounting to essayistic annotation.
of his artistic visions are also on exhibition.
are essentially handmade printing plates that allow the consistent reproduction of a photograph.
The City Beautiful: Photogravures
by Alvin Langdon Coburn, 1906-10, Philadelphia Museum of Art, through April 22.
Last year McFarren was instrumental in the re-publication of Robert Gerstmann's long-out-of-print Bolivia 1928, a collection of 150 copper-tinged photogravures
of campesino life three-quarters of a century ago.
After wiping the last traces of donut from my fingers, I carefully leaf through the pages, a bilingual edition translated by Schmidt and illustrated with beautiful Mapplethorpe photogravures
, each covered by a delicate piece of tissue paper.
Most recent publications will command a modest premium over their original cost, but some books--like the LEC's 1986 edition of Rimbaud's "A Season in Hell," with photogravures
by Robert Mapplethorpe--can multiple in value rather quickly.
PHOTO : Animal Locomotion, Plate 672 Eadweard Muybridge, circa 1887, photogravures
One almost sees motes rising in the musty air, past fading photogravures
of dignified indigenes, to settle back among the objects, beaded and carved, brought back by men in pith helmets, borne in bales by grinning blacks, for our instruction and edification.