Self Portrait with Cows Going Home by Sylvia Plachy
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Self Portrait with Cows Going Home
By Sylvia Plachy

Self Portrait with Cows Going Home

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Self Portrait with Cows Going Home by Sylvia Plachy

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Self Portrait with Cows Going Home - Plachy's most complex and personal book to date - is composed of a rhythmic cycle of photographs taken over the past forty years during several trips back to Eastern Europe, pictures from her own family albums, and stories of growing up there. As a whole, the pictures in Self Portrait with Cows Going Home interact non-linearly to form a moving and innovative book that is experienced, not as a narrative telling of Plachy's life, but with the intensity and mystery of memory itself. Recent photographs taken on the set of the film The Pianist, and in particular of her son Adrien Brody, are indicative of her ability to condense expansive layers of meaning within a single image: serving simultaneously as representations of Nazi era Europe, as film stills, and as tender portraits of her son.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781931788434
ISBN-10: 193178843X
Format: Hardback
(286mm x 242mm x 22mm)
Pages: 208
Imprint: Aperture
Publisher: Aperture
Publish Date: 27-Sep-2004
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Sylvia Plachy

Sylvia Plachy's other books include Unguided Tour (Aperture, 1990), for which she won an International Center of Photography Infinity Award; Red Light, a book of documentary work on the sex industry (1996); and Signs and Relics (2000). Plachy has had one-person shows at the Whitney Museum at Philip Morris, the Queens Museum, and the Minneapolis Institute of Fine Arts among other venues in the United States, as well as in Budapest, Ljubljana, Manchester, Berlin, Vancouver, Perpignan, Arles, and in Pingyau, China. She has won a Guggenheim fellowship, and publishes regularly in periodicals including The New Yorker, Time, Smithsonian, GEO, and The Village Voice.

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