Joel Meyerowitz: Where I Find Myself: A Lifetime Retrospective (An Elephant Book) (Hardcover)
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Where I Find Myself is the first major single book retrospective of one of America's leading photographers. It is organized in inverse chronological order and spans the photographer's whole career to date: from Joel Meyerowitz's most recent picture all the way back to the first photograph he ever took. The book covers all of Joel Meyerowitz's great projects: his work inspired by the artist Morandi, his work on trees, his exclusive coverage of Ground Zero, his trips in the footsteps of Robert Frank across the US, his experiments comparing color and black and white pictures, and of course his iconic street photography work. Joel Meyerovitz is incredibly eloquent and candid about how photography works or doesn't, and this should be an inspiration to anyone interested in photography.
About the Author
Colin Westerbeck is internationally acknowledged as the foremost expert on street photography.
Joel Meyerowitz started making spontaneous color photographs on the streets of New York in 1962 with friends such as Tony Ray-Jones and Garry Winogrand. He has since become known as one of the most important street photographers of his generation. Instrumental in changing attitudes towards color photography in the 1970s, he is known as a pioneer, an important innovator, and a highly influential teacher.
"After 40 years Meyerowitz continues to entice and enthrall with a consistency of vision that reshapes subject matter in his own light.If you are a fan of Meyerowitz's work and especially of Cape Light, this lifetime retrospective will be a treasured addition." New York Journal of Books
"So let me say it plainly: Joel Meyerowitz's Where I Find Myself is a compelling, wonderful, deeply pleasing collection of an essential photographer's work. [it] is a necessary book. Necessary because of its size and scope. Necessary because of the way it holds the aesthetic of the artist in the air." LensCulture
"Joel Meyerowitz: Where I Find Myself is a pièce de résistance, a masterful feat of publishing that sets the bar as high as it can possibly reach. The photographer's magnum opus opens in the present day, with his most recent body of work and unfolds in reverse chronological order, leading us through a spellbinding life in photography that is simply unparalleled." Feature Shoot
"After over half a century of making pictures, Meyerowitz is noted as one of the most influential photographers living today. A new book titled