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Paul Strand in Mexico Hardcover – November 15, 2010
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"Shooting subjects without their explicit consent is a constant and fraught topic of debate in the realm of photography, yet Strand's images don't seem exploitative, if anything they seem somewhat boringly or stereotypically ennobling- with the native people's stony faced vacant stares penetrating some unseen sun-bleached horizon." --ARTINFO.com, Emma Allen, 9-September-2010
"Mr. Strand was reading Marx at this time, and considered his work `a criticism of capitalism a system I detest,' so all the portraits are of peasants and tend to valorize them. Mr. Strand made the most of his considerable technical skills." --The Wall Street Journal, William Meyers, 9-October-2010
"[Strand's] images are all about the Mexican Cultural Revolution, the nobility-of-the-common-man kind of thing and are concerned with stark landscapes, heavy-onto-death religious iconography and somber campesinos who could just as well hail from the 19th century. Strand believed in what he called `collective portraits' that would define and chronicle a country, portraits of a people who were trying to overcome `colonial bondage' while `retaining their innate power, militant patience and earthly dignity." ---The Miami Herald, Tom Austin, 6-June-2010
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A marvelous book.
If you think you have appreciated all of his work revel in further aspects of his genius.
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Wonderful. Great price. Beautifully printed. Strand was the master.Published 9 months ago by John Baswell
Excellent book, excellent photograps and the short film that comes with it is a pleasure to watch!Published 19 months ago by California Reader
THE QUALITY OF THE BOOK AND THE PRINTS ARE EXCELLENT...HIGHLY RECOMMENDED AND i RECOMMEND IT TO ALL COLLECTORS AND PHOTOGRAPHERSPublished on April 1, 2013 by Joseph Szabo