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"Nothing is As Invisible as a Monument"

The publication of the second edition of Lee Friedlander’s The American Monument, some forty years after the original is propitious and coincidental. Besides making available an important work by a master photographer that has long been out of print  ( It is considered by many, including Lee Friedlander himself, to be one of his most influential books of the last five decades). 1,422 more words

Exercise 2-7: The Americans

Find five images in ‘The Americans’ where symbols are used. Explain what they are and how they function in the images. 

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White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World

White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World by Geoff Dyer

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From a trip to The Lightning Field in New Mexico, to chasing Gauguin’s ghost in French Polynesia, White Sands is a creative exploration of why we travel. 56 more words


Quotes from my favorite author, Geoff Dyer

I don’t read as much fiction as I used to these days.  But there are a few current authors that no matter what they publish, I’ll buy their books sight unseen. 372 more words

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White Sands (book review)

A new book review from The Movie Snob.

White Sands: Experiences from the Outside World, by Geoff Dyer (2016).  I’d never heard of Dyer until I read a favorable review of this book, but he’s a Brit, now living in Los Angeles, who has won a whole passel of awards for his writing.  155 more words

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Geoff Dyer on the "Miracle" of Andrei Tarkovsky's Stalker

Criterion Collection has shared a brief interview on Andrei Tarkovsky‘s Stalker with Geoff Dyer, author of Zona: A Book About a Film About a Journey to a Room. 15 more words