Beirut 1991 (2003)

Beirut 1991 (2003)

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As part of a project dedicated to the memory of the Beirut war, this reflection on the destruction ofa city captures the horrific and decimating effects of such a conflict. With unbiased accuracy andartisticvision, photography master Gabriele Basilico exemplifies war reportageand the value ofcaptured imagesas a means to keep historical memories alive. He visited the war-torn city in 1991 and again in 2003 to showcase, via pictorial representations, a destroyed pastwith only ablueprint foran unpredictablefuture. These provocative photographs show not only the dramatic effects of war, but also examine thetoll taken onthe urban identity of Beirutand question how a city can rise up to reclaim itslife."show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 172 pages
  • 170.18 x 248.92 x 17.78mm | 680.39g
  • BALDINI CASTOLDI DALAI EDITORE
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations, colour illustrations
  • 8860734290
  • 9788860734297
  • 1,973,312

About Gabriele Basilico

Gabriele Basilico is a internationally renowned and award-winning Italian photographer who focuses on urbanlandscapes. He is the author of "Cityscapes.""show more