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Edward Weston: Nudes

Edward Weston

Published July 30th 1993
ISBN : 9780709052234
Paperback
120 pages
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Lee Friedlanders photographs of women in their birthday suits leave me cold, but they invite comparison with Edward Westons classic black and white nudes. Bare breasts and buttocks took on another dimension when Weston was behind the camera- hisMoreLee Friedlanders photographs of women in their birthday suits leave me cold, but they invite comparison with Edward Westons classic black and white nudes. Bare breasts and buttocks took on another dimension when Weston was behind the camera- his headless torsos more closely resemble the work of painters and sculptors than the passionless images of ladies decapitated by Friedlander and other contemporary photographers. Charis Wilsons memoir of posing for (and living with) Weston--and her under-the-skin take on the thought process behind his nude studies--is fascinating.