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A prized collection of more than 300 photographs, this beautiful statement of urban life traces the stories of such cities as Rotterdam and Barcelona, Antwerp and Valencia, Nice, Frankfurt, and Genoa. The combination of street signs, billboards, cars, bridges, roads, trains, ships, and cranes refashions the city from what some deem chaos into a testament of human creativity and artistic freedom. The images explore the complex interrelationships between the human-made, constructed environment and the natural oneas well as the connections these international cities have with each other. A testament tourban beauty, this monograph pictures the modern lives that encompass the city and investigates their intricate bonds to architecture, factories, buildings, rivers, and parks."show more

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  • Hardback | 367 pages
  • 174 x 250 x 34mm | 1,319.95g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 8860734304
  • 9788860734303
  • 617,815

About Filippo Maggia

Gabriele Basilico is a internationally renowned and award-winning Italian photographer who focuses on urban landscapes. He is the author of "Beirut 1991 (2003)."show more

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