Hot light, half-made worlds

photographs from the tropics by Alex Webb

Publisher: Thames and Hudson in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 93 Downloads: 904
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  • Photography, Artistic.

Edition Notes

StatementAlex Webb.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR654
The Physical Object
Pagination93p. :
Number of Pages93
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22346036M
ISBN 100500541167

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Out of 5 stars hot light half made worlds Reviewed in the United States on August 9, like all of webb's books, very distant with little sense of feeling for the culture or sympathy for the people he photographs/5(5).

Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds is Alex’s initial exploration of his way of seeing in color. Including predominantly work from the Caribbean and Mexico, the book—reflecting seven years of.

Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds: out of 5 stars hot light half made worlds. August 9, Format: Hardcover. like all of webb's books, very distant with little sense of feeling for the culture or sympathy for the people he photographs.

tells me very little about the environment or the /5. The tropics we see in Hot Half-made worlds book Worlds are the tropics which such politically and culturally diverse writers as Joseph Conrad, Graham Greene, V.S.

Naipaul, and Carlos Fuentes have responded to with astonishment as well as despair. Seventy-six surrealistic postcards stun the viewer with crisp beauty: a fierce contrast between inner and outer worlds. People of this tropical vision are frozen in. “THERE WAS A PART OF ME THAT DREW BACK SHARPLY FROM ITS EMOTIONAL IMPACT”: ALEX WEBB’S HOT LIGHT,SIGNED BY HIM.

WEBB, Alex. Hot Light / Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics. (New York): Thames and Hudson, (). Oblong quarto, original black cloth, original photographic dust jacket.

$ Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds by Alex Webb Each image included in photographer Alex Webb's first book (now an out-of-print classic), published indisplays his mastery of color, composition, and. Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds 作者: Alex Webb 出版社: Thames & Hudson 副标题: Hot light from the Tropics 出版年: 页数: 96 定价: USD 装帧: Hardcover ISBN:   I dare to say that Half-Made World is the apex of these selections.

The author takes the American West and plops it into a fictional world, with several warring factions fighting over the future of the country, none all the way black or white.

The complexity of the world and characters was so engrossing, similar/5(). Hot Light/Half-made Worlds Hardcover – 12 May by Alex Webb (Author)5/5(3). Hot Light / Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics by Webb, Alex and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Book - Hot Light / Half-Made Worlds Alex Webb Here, in Alex Webb's gripping photographs, are the world's tropics in all their vivid beauty, desperation, exuberance, and incipient violence.

To give you two examples:  my first book, Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds, began as an obsession, a passion for photographing in certain kinds of places — loosely speaking, the tropics — places where intense vibrant color seemed somehow embedded in the culture, unlike the gray-brown world of my New England background.

The tropics as we see in Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds are the tropics which such politically and culturally diverse writers as Joseph Conrad, Graham Greene, V.S.

Naipaul, and Carlos Fuentes have responded to with astonishment as well as despair. And I suspect that my first book, Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds, which is a kind of journey -- visual as well as metaphysical, from lightness to Author: Phil Bicker.

Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics by Webb, Alex and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Alex Webb is a photographer known for his vibrant and complex color photographs.

He has been a member of Magnum Photos since He's authored 16 books, including Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds, Under a Grudging Sun From The Sunshine State, Amazon Crossings, Istanbul, The Suffering of Light, La Calle, as well as five books with photographer Rebecca Norris Webb, his Website: Alex Webb photographs the cultures of the tropics.

Included in this exquisitely printed monograph is color work from Mexico, Haiti, the Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Barbados, and other equatorial countries.

Unlike many photographers seduced by the intense, saturated colors of these regions, Webb. He also began working in the Caribbean and Mexico. In he started to photograph in color, as he has continued to do.

He has published seven photography books, including Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics, Under A Grudging Sun, Crossings, the limited edition artist book Dislocations and Istanbul: City of a Hundred Names. Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics by Alex Webb starting at $ Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics has 1 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Webb (Hot Light/ Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics) says in a short statement at the end of the book that most people never find the dreams they are looking for in. Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds by Alex Webb Each image included in photographer Alex Webb's first book (now an out-of-print classic), published indisplays his mastery of.

Internationally acclaimed color photographers. Ultimately this image became the cover of my first book, Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds.”—Alex Webb. Link to Alex's Magnum Square Print: Magnum Photos will be donating a percentage of proceeds from the Square Print Sale to Médecins Sans Frontières’s COVID emergency response.

Since then he has traveled throughout the Caribbean, Latin America, and Africa. He has published four books: Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds () and Under A Grudging Sun (), both published by Thames and Hudson and From the Sunshine State and Amazon: From the Floodplains to the Clouds, both published by the Monacelli Press.

And I suspect that my first book, Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds, which is a kind of journey — visual as well as metaphysical, from lightness to darkness, from the initially soothing tranquility of the tropics to something more profoundly disturbing — owes a debt to Joseph Conrad’s Heart of Darkness.

Working in the Amazon and in Paraguay, I. Crossings: Photographs From the U.S.-Mexico Border By Alex Webb, Edited by Rebecca Norris Webb This photo appears in Crossings and also begins the sequence of images in Webb’s first book, Hot Light Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics ().

He studied literature at Harvard. His first published book was Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds in Trivia. He has published photography in Geo, Time, and The New York Times Magazine.

Family Life. He married photographer Rebecca Norris Webb. Associated With. He and Gary Mark Smith are both street : Latest Stories. Archive Calendar. Books. The Half-Made World was one of the best books I read last year. Almost impossible to put in a category, it mixed the fantasy and western genres almost perfectly, with a touch of steampunk.

Gilman did so many things right in that novel, but ended it almost abruptly, leaving fans like me desperately hoping for a sequel/5. Webb has published many photography books, including Hot Light/Half-Made Worlds: Photographs from the Tropics, Under A Grudging Sun, and Crossings.

Webb lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.hot-light half-made worlds memory city the suffering of light under a gruding sun.

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