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Tuscany

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Publisher:
Abbeville Press,
Pub. Date:
[1995]
Language:
English
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The incomparable region of Tuscany and beyond, where the beauty of nature rivals the wealth of art, by the photographers of the much heralded Provence. For three decades these photographers have been drawn to Tuscany and its surrounding areas endeavoring to capture the special light, the sculpted countryside, the heralded cities and hilltowns, and the celebrated art and architecture. Their photographic themes include timeless views of ocher landscapes where farmers arrange their haystacks like artists; castles overlooking acres of irises and vineyards; shadowy cypress trees defining the land; explosions of color in springtime; incandescent views of Florence, Siena, and Pisa; faces on sculptures; faded frescoes in silent cloisters and other details of art and architecture; humorous vignettes of the daily round; and sparkling Mediterranean seascapes. This photographic album of Tuscany is truly unlike any other. In her fascinating text, Marie-Ange Guillaume provides a verbal portrait of the scores of artists and writers, as well as infamous people, who lived or worked in Tuscany, including Michelangelo, Leonardo, Stendhal, Savonarola, the Brownings, Henry James, Modigliani, Fellini, and James Ivory. The anecdotal text, liberally flavored with quotes from the letters and diaries of these well-known individuals, provides insights about Tuscany today and in centuries past. This book is certain to be a treasured gift for travelers, photographers, students of art and literature, and anyone intrigued by Tuscany and beyond. Author Sonja Bullaty and Angelo Lomeo are a husband-and-wife team who live in New York City. Their work has appeared in leading magazines and books, including the highly acclaimed Provence and Venice and the Veneto. Among the museums and galleries exhibiting their work are The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art in Sao Paolo. Journalist Marie-Ange Guillaume lives in Paris and has written several biographies and works of non-fiction, including Provence. Reviews "The landscapes are exquisite in their capture of light and texture, fooling the viewer into believing they are actually paintings." --Library Journal "Sonja Bullaty and Angelo Lomeo have captured the essence of Tuscany and the surrounding region." --Orion Illustrations 160 colour
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