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NICK BRANDT: ON THIS EARTH, A SHADOW FALLS. Vicki Goldberg et al. Big Life Editions, San Francisco, 2014. Distributed by Artbook|D.A.P., New York. 192 pp. with 90 ills. 34 x 39 cm. ISBN 9781938922442 In English.
This title is offered as a special-order item. Publisher's description: In 2001, Nick Brandt embarked on an ambitious photographic project, a trilogy of books memorializing the fast-disappearing natural grandeur of East Africa. Focusing on some of the world's last great populations of large mammals--elephants, giraffes, lions, gorillas and their kin--he created two of the twenty-first century's most popular photographic books: the instant bestsellers On This Earth (2005) and A Shadow Falls (2009). Portraying East Africa's animals with a solemnity and empathy usually reserved for human subjects, Brandt's photographs "tell us, in a way that is beyond words, that we do not own this planet, and are not the only beings living on it who matter," as philosopher Peter Singer writes in an essay in this new volume.
Artist(s):Brandt, Nick
Indexing: Unspecified
Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 812043
Hardcover $160.00x (libraries receive a 10% discount on this title) nota bene: See Comment Above.

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