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THE HANDS OF VARIOUS MURDEROUS RUSSIAN 
hands of various murderous Russian and British regimes have inflicted stretching back centuries Guy Tillim s crumbling apartment buildings in Beira in Mozambiue 2007 present uite an extraordinary juxtaposition against the tropical background which looks eager to reclaim its land and Nadav Kander s images of China s accelerated progress speak like smeared moody landscapes tinged with loss and regretAs this book so beautifully demonstrates the marriage between architecture and photography is not only a vital one but an incredibly inventive and ruitful one which benefits all concerned This is an absolute treat of a collection and I would recommend to anyone with the slightest interest in architecture or photograph. On; the rise of the modernist tradition in America post colonial Africa and India; the effects of industry on 1960s Europe; the increasing suburbanization of America and Europe; and the conseuences of today's mass urbanization in Asia the Middle East and South America Far reaching and penetrating this volume reflects on the ongoing dialogue between photography and architecture. Magazines has a chilling uality that you would normally associate with a sci i dystopia Then there are Lucien Herve s crisp sharp images of Le Corbusier s work the High Court of Justice in Chandigarh rom 1955 which give the building an appearance somewhere between a giant s workshop and a derelict warehouseEd Ruscha s aerial shots of LA parking lots which are so bewildering that they could easily be segments rom an open cast mine Then we have Bernd and Hilla Becher s stark brutalist monolithic water towers which almost look primed or take off Many of Stephen Shore s sun soaked *Shots Of Cities In The US Resemble Scenes From Some cities in the US resemble SCENES FROM SOME DAYTIME SOAP OPERATHOMAS STRUTH S STREETSCAPES from some daytime soap operaThomas Struth s streetscapes an eerie stillness his shot of Buskoe Dong in Pyongyang rom 2007 is a ghastly concrete nightmare which takes the idea of brutalism to a terrifying extreme and really eeds into the idea of the Hermit Kingdom as one. Ious artists among them Berenice Abbott Walker Evans Ed Ruscha Bernd and Hilla Becher Andreas Gursky and Iwan Baan and includes 220 color and duotone images Each chapter opens with a text introducing the artists' work ollowed by reproductions of their photographs Arranged chronologically the book documents the birth of the skyscraper against the backdrop of the Great Depressi. 45 StarsThis book shows the *Huge Importance That Photography Has * importance that photography has And Continues To Have On Architecture The Long Running *and continues to have on architecture the long running between them has played a significant role in benefiting both art orms and allowing them to enjoy a wider audienceIn terms of uality and variety we are very much spoiled Are All Guys Assholes?: More Than 1,000 Guys in 10 Cities Reveal Why They're Not, Why They Sometimes Act Like They Are, and How Understanding Their ... Will Solve Your Guy Drama Once and For All for choice From many schools and many eras we get a satisfying range of photography and architecture Berenice Abbott s Night View of New Yorkrom 1932 could have been taken last night and reduces the neon lights to a landscape of smouldering coals Her City Arabesue rom 1938 destroys our idea of scale making you believe that you could
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up the buildings and move around as you please In another image we ind the tenants washing hanging in the air like the orlorn sails of an abandoned pirate shipThe bland sterility of Julius Shulman s shots of post war American houses that he did or aspirational lifestyle. The relationship between architecture and photography is the Mexican Hooker focus of this book thateatures the work of eighteen influential artists The League for the Suppression of Celery from the 1930s to the present day Architecture has long been a subject matteror photographers who utilize the medium not just to document the built world but also to reveal wider truths about society This book eatures chapters devoted to var. Constructing Worlds