Jitka Hanzlová: Horse by Jikta HanzlováJitka Hanzlová: Horse by Jikta Hanzlová

Jitka Hanzlová: Horse

Photographed byJikta HanzlováPreface byJohn Berger

Hardcover | June 14, 2016

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In previous series, Czech photographer Jitka Hanzlová (born 1958) has explored the connections between individuals, their identities and their environments. In the body of work collected here, she turns her camera on horses. As art historian Jesus Carrillo Castillo has noted, horses are more familiar as images than as animals--so to recapture the physicality of the horse, and convey something of the visceral experience of being with these animals, Hanzlová zooms in on the details. She moves in close to her subjects, creating intimate color photographs of parts of horses, capturing the essence of these animals in the texture of their eyelashes, the fur on their ears or a piece of grass caught in a long tail. Beautifully produced in an oversized clothbound format, Jitka Hanzlová: Horse features a preface by John Berger.
John Peter Berger was born in London, England on November 5, 1926. After serving in the British Army from 1944 to 1946, he enrolled in the Chelsea School of Art. He began his career as a painter and exhibited work at a number of London galleries in the late 1940s. He then worked as an art critic for The New Statesman for a decade. He w...
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Title:Jitka Hanzlová: HorseFormat:HardcoverDimensions:92 pages, 14 × 11.75 × 0.68 inPublished:June 14, 2016Publisher:Koenig BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3863358775

ISBN - 13:9783863358778

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