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by David Maisel

  • Author: David Maisel
  • ISBN: 1590051823
  • ISBN13: 978-1590051825
  • ePub: 1776 kb | FB2: 1489 kb
  • Language: English
  • Category: Americas
  • Publisher: Nazraeli Pr; First Edition edition (December 1, 2006)
  • Pages: 48
  • Rating: 4.4/5
  • Votes: 503
  • Format: lit lrf doc docx
Oblivion ePub download

FREE shipping on qualifying offers. The 15 aerial photographs of Los Angeles that make up Oblivion are distressingly beautiful.

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David Maisel’s aerial photographs of environmentally impacted sites . Aerial photographer David Maisel shows us landscapes we cannot see from our vantage point on earth

David Maisel’s aerial photographs of environmentally impacted sites explore the aesthetics and politics of radically. The term shadowland that Maisel uses when discussing the Oblivion photographs is appropriate. When you cast a shadow on a fact, you create doubt. When you shadow someone, you follow them invisibly. Aerial photographer David Maisel shows us landscapes we cannot see from our vantage point on earth. They’re humbling in the same way as gazing at a night sky and recognizing the vastness of the universe. In Maisel’s case, some of the strange and disturbing images he portrays are wrought by humanity, and he’s asking us to sit up and take notice.

In his latest photographic series, Desolation Desert, David Maisel brings his focus to the massive mining operations in the vast .

In his latest photographic series, Desolation Desert, David Maisel brings his focus to the massive mining operations in the vast territory of Chile’s Atacama Desert. The highest and driest desert on the planet, this sensitive eco-region of the Atacama is being transformed at an unparalleled pace and scale by extractive industries

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The 15 aerial photographs of Los Angeles that make up Oblivion are distressingly beautiful, their post-apocalyptic feeling enhanced by reversed-out tones. Introduction by William L. Fox. Hardcover, 12 x 12, 48 pages, 15 duotone plates.

David Maisel's Oblivion series views the Los Angeles basin from above and in negative. The photographs have an unnerving quality, especially in negative. The design frames the images with a stately and disquieting grandeur. 48 pages, 12 1/4 x 12 1/4, perfect-bound, 2-color plus flood varnish, first signature prints 3-color plus flood varnish.

In his series Oblivion, David Maisel presents aerial photographs of the greater Los Angeles area, inverting light and dark to offer an entirely unfamiliar view of the . Oblivion 15n. 2004 Chromogenic print, face-mounted to Plexiglas.

In his series Oblivion, David Maisel presents aerial photographs of the greater Los Angeles area, inverting light and dark to offer an entirely unfamiliar view of the sprawling city. By reducing the metropolitan "landscape" to the travel arteries that run north and south, east and west, disappearing into each other and the horizon, Maisel's photographs highlight the modern city void of any cultural or human context. In doing so, his photographs show the city as a constantly expanding organism, continuously pushing past its own boundaries to a new world beyond.

Archival pigment print. David Maisel (Headlands Artist in Residence ‘08) is a 2018 Guggenheim Fellow in the Creative Arts.

Edition limited to 1,000 copies. The 15 aerial photographs of Los Angeles that make up Oblivion are distressingly beautiful, their post-apocalyptic feeling enhanced by reversed-out tones. Maisel shares with us his "shadowland," a place previously unobserved that coexists with its sunstruck version. Introduction by William L. Fox. Hardcover, 12 x 12, 48 pages, 15 duotone plates.