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Inge Morath: The Road to Reno

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ISBN: 3865212034; 978-3-86521-203-0;
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Издательство: Steidl Publishing
Страниц: 144

Inge MorathA­s first trip across the United States followed a red grease-pencil line drawn by her traveling companion, Henri Cartier-Bresson. In 1960 the two drove from New York through Gettysburg, Memphis, and Albuquerque to Reno. They were among 18 photojournalists commissioned by Magnum to document the Nevada set of Arthur MillerA­s The Misfits. The destination was momentous for Morath--she took remarkable photographs, and later married Miller after his divorce from Marilyn Monroe--but it is the trip, the 18 days she spent traveling, as documented in both photographs and journal entries, (A¬written each night at the table in a motel room that was always in a different place but always looked the sameA®), that in its casualness can unfold for readers her carefully observed, insightful, and compassionate approach to reportage. Traveling westward, Morath combines a foreignerA­s awe of alien terrain with the curiosity of small-town life, offering glimpses into rather than...