Frozen In Time: Photographs by Sarah C. ButlerFrozen In Time: Photographs by Sarah C. Butler

Frozen In Time: Photographs

bySarah C. ButlerForeword byVicki GoldbergAfterword byAlison Morley

Hardcover | January 13, 2017

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An exquisite photographic narrative chronicling a turbulent mother-daughter relationship in the serene setting of a beautiful but decrepit Maine home, Frozen in Time is at once beautiful and heart-wrenching. Sarah C. Butler's luminous photographs tell a poignant story of coming to terms with a difficult mother in a way that is both intimately personal and universally relatable.Drawn to reconnect with her mother after a long estrangement, Butler found that taking photographs of the partially restored Maine farmhouse where the older woman chose to live ultimately gave her the perspective to understand and respect her mother's choices. The images Butler made there are striking and evocative. A pair of little girls' dresses that once belonged to Butler and her sibling, which her mother kept for decades; a corner of the beloved but fading house with its foundation jacked up on a pile of rocks; a partial glimpse of her mother, present yet unknowable-- these and others reveal a complex and compelling psychological narrative. This is a book about family, distance and reconciliation, and, finally, the beauty to be found in acceptance. It is also a stunning visual tour de force that will mesmerize photography aficionados and students of family relations alike.
Sarah C. Butler is the author of A Portrait of a Maine Island (Glitterati, 2009.) She spends part of each year on Mount Desert Island off the coast of Maine, where she creates most of her work. She travels the rest of the year to find inspiration for her work. She attended Franklin College in Lugano, Switzerland; Rockport College in Ro...
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Title:Frozen In Time: PhotographsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:144 pages, 14.32 × 11.28 × 0.72 inPublished:January 13, 2017Publisher:GlitteratiLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1943876282

ISBN - 13:9781943876280

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Butler presents beauty in the ravages of life, weather and time...Frozen in Time documents a crumbling house, but also a real home where heart was found.