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Third Views, Second Sights : A Rephotographic Survey of the American West

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Includes bonus interactive DVD. In the 19th century the great expeditionary photographers William Henry Jackson, T H O'Sullivan, and William Bell first photographed American western landscapes for the geological and geographical surveys. Mark Klett, Chief photographer of the Rephotographic Survey Project, revisited and rephotographed these 19th-century sites during the late 1970s, presenting 120 pairs of photographs separated by a century of change. Two decades later, Klett organised a new survey team to rephotograph 110 sites. This book presents forty-three pairings from the third survey, documenting two periods of geologic and environmental changes while exploring changing human perceptions of landscape. Published in association with the Center for American Places
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Product details

  • Hardback | 238 pages
  • 230 x 305 x 26.42mm | 1,713g
  • New Mexico, United States
  • English
  • b/w photos
  • 0890134324
  • 9780890134320
  • 1,235,324

About Mark Klett

Mark Klett is associate professor of art at Arizona State University and the author of Revealing Territory: Photography of the Southwest (University of New Mexico Press), and The Black Rock Desert (Desert Places) with William L Fox (University of Arizona Press). William L Fox is author of View Finder: Mark Klett, Photography and the Reinvention of Landscape (University of New Mexico Press).
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