Item description for Between Sky & Earth: Liberto Macarro (Imago Mundi) by John Berger...
Animals are everywhere in rock art and they are represented without limits, with no borders. They merge with the earth and the sky. In the photography of Liberto Macarro we find the same worldview, the same sensations. One nature: landscape, animals, men closely linked, intertwined. Macarro, a French photographer who lives in the mountainous region of Savoy, has photographed cows and other large mammals (elephants, camels) in the Alps, Spain, India, Tibet. His photographs are generally close up of the animals, often concentrating on their hides or on parts of the animal and the surrounding landscape. As the celebrated French writer Daniel Pennac says, 'Until now, since I quit the city for the mountains, I believed I was seeing cows in the landscape. Now, the photos of Liberto Macarro present me with another view: the cows are the landscape by themselves, in their solemn majesty. Lines of the backs merge with the profiles of the mountains, hides that resemble patches of grass, muscles and articulat
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.84" Width: 9.76" Height: 0.71" Weight: 1.9 lbs.
Release Date Aug 11, 2006
Publisher 5 Continents Editions
ISBN 8874392672 ISBN13 9788874392674
Availability 0 units.
More About John Berger
John Berger was born in London in 1926. He is well known for his novels and stories as well as for his works of nonfiction, including several volumes of art criticism. His first novel, A Painter of Our Time, was published in 1958, and since then his books have included Ways of Seeing, the fiction trilogy Into Their Labours, and the novel G., which won the Booker Prize in 1972. In 1962 he left Britain permanently, and lived in a small village in the French Alps. He died in 2017.
John Berger was born in 1926.
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