Publisher: Oxford University Press; 1 edition (September 10, 2007)
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In 1953 the author and curator Nancy Newhall assembled, with the cooperation of the photographer Edward Weston, a mock-up for a chic ebook that includes Weston's pictures of the nude. It used to be the single booklet in this topic that Weston himself participated in growing. The pattern ebook intersperses landscapes and nonetheless lifes with nude experiences and contains an essay written by way of Newhall at the artist's aesthetic. The concept was once rejected within the Fifties, besides the fact that, via publishers of excellent artwork images, who have been reluctant to handle the topic. In 1985 the mock-up was once got by way of the J. Paul Getty Museum with a few pages and prints lacking, but it was once in simple terms in 2006 that curator Brett Abbott famous the most important to reconstructing the unpublished ebook in its entirety. Now, in organization with the heart for inventive images in Tucson, Arizona, the Getty has ultimately been capable of become aware of Newhall and Weston's imaginative and prescient. the current quantity has been produced with differences of paper and ink to point these components which were added-including a preface through the curator and thumbnail reproductions of the mock-up because it now exists-and these parts that have been a part of the unique, together with Newhall's essay and all thirty-nine pictures, prepared at the pages as Newhall and Weston had put them.