Prairie Gothic

Text byAritha Van Herk

Hardcover | January 1, 2013

Prairie Gothic by Aritha Van Herk
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George Webber's poignant black-and-white photographs transport us into the forgotten, unknowable communities of the Canadian prairies. Throughout the journey, we're confronted by the mysterious particulars of life, death, landscape and faith. Intimate portraits and the hard facts of the place are woven together to create a body of work that is by turns inspiring, consoling and sometimes achingly sad. Individually, these works startle and challenge. As a collection, they represent a photographer's decades-long meditation on the ever-changing face of the Canadian West.

George Webber is a renowned documentary photographer whose previous books include Prairie Gothic (RMB 2012) and Last Call (RMB 2010). He is the recipient of numerous National Magazine Awards (Canada), two Awards of Excellence from the Society for News Design (USA) and the International Documentary Photography Award (Korea). His photogr...
Title:Prairie GothicFormat:HardcoverProduct dimensions:192 pages, 12.25 X 11.8 X 0.88 inShipping dimensions:192 pages, 12.25 X 11.8 X 0.88 inPublished:January 1, 2013Publisher:RMB | Rocky Mountain BooksLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1927330270

ISBN - 13:9781927330272

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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