Between Sky And Earth: Liberto Macarro by Liberto MacarroBetween Sky And Earth: Liberto Macarro by Liberto Macarro

Between Sky And Earth: Liberto Macarro

byLiberto Macarro, John Berger, Daniel Pennac

Hardcover | October 1, 2008

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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
John Berger was born in London in 1926. Berger was educated at St Edward's School, an independent school for boys in Oxford. Berger served in the British Army from 1944 to 1946; he then enrolled in the Chelsea School of Art and the Central School of Art in London. Berger began his career as a painter and exhibited work at a number of L...
Title:Between Sky And Earth: Liberto MacarroFormat:HardcoverDimensions:128 pages, 10 × 9.75 × 0.62 inPublished:October 1, 2008Publisher:Harry N. AbramsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:8874392672

ISBN - 13:9788874392674

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