Paulette Tavormina: Seizing Beauty Paulette Tavormina

Paulette Tavormina: Seizing Beauty

Author: Paulette Tavormina
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Book Title
Paulette Tavormina: Seizing Beauty
Author
Paulette Tavormina
ISBN
9781580934565
In her sumptuous photographic still lifes replete with flora, food, and artifacts, Paulette Tavormina creates intensely personal interpretations of timeless tableaux.With a painterly perspective reminiscent of Old Masters such as Francisco de Zurbarán, Adriaen Coorte, and Giovanna Garzoni, Tavormina's meticulously orchestrated and lit photographs are boldly contemporary in their precision. Paulette Tavormina: Seizing Beauty presents the full array of her seductive and opulent still life series, heirs to the legacy of a cherished art tradition now seen through the lens of photography.Essays by art and photography scholars Silvia Malaguzzi, Mark Alice Durant, and Anke Van Wagenberg-Ter Hoeven delve into the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century sources of Tavormina's inspiration, her stance in art photography, and how the conventions of yesterday's painting can transform to make visually stunning photographic art for today.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Paulette Tavormina, Silvia Malaguzzi, Mark Alice DurantPublisher: Monacelli PressPublished: 04/26/2016ISBN: 9781580934565Pages: 160Weight: 3.30lbsSize: 12.10h x 10.30w x 0.80d

In her sumptuous photographic still lifes replete with flora, food, and artifacts, Paulette Tavormina creates intensely personal interpretations of timeless tableaux.

With a painterly perspective reminiscent of Old Masters such as Francisco de Zurbarán, Adriaen Coorte, and Giovanna Garzoni, Tavormina's meticulously orchestrated and lit photographs are boldly contemporary in their precision. Paulette Tavormina: Seizing Beauty presents the full array of her seductive and opulent still life series, heirs to the legacy of a cherished art tradition now seen through the lens of photography.

Essays by art and photography scholars Silvia Malaguzzi, Mark Alice Durant, and Anke Van Wagenberg-Ter Hoeven delve into the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century sources of Tavormina's inspiration, her stance in art photography, and how the conventions of yesterday's painting can transform to make visually stunning photographic art for today.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Paulette Tavormina, Silvia Malaguzzi, Mark Alice Durant
Publisher: Monacelli Press
Published: 04/26/2016
ISBN: 9781580934565
Pages: 160
Weight: 3.30lbs
Size: 12.10h x 10.30w x 0.80d

In her sumptuous photographic still lifes replete with flora, food, and artifacts, Paulette Tavormina creates intensely personal interpretations of timeless tableaux.

With a painterly perspective reminiscent of Old Masters such as Francisco de Zurbarán, Adriaen Coorte, and Giovanna Garzoni, Tavormina's meticulously orchestrated and lit photographs are boldly contemporary in their precision. Paulette Tavormina: Seizing Beauty presents the full array of her seductive and opulent still life series, heirs to the legacy of a cherished art tradition now seen through the lens of photography.

Essays by art and photography scholars Silvia Malaguzzi, Mark Alice Durant, and Anke Van Wagenberg-Ter Hoeven delve into the seventeenth- and eighteenth-century sources of Tavormina's inspiration, her stance in art photography, and how the conventions of yesterday's painting can transform to make visually stunning photographic art for today.



Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Paulette Tavormina, Silvia Malaguzzi, Mark Alice Durant
Publisher: Monacelli Press
Published: 04/26/2016
ISBN: 9781580934565
Pages: 160
Weight: 3.30lbs
Size: 12.10h x 10.30w x 0.80d