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Description - A Aubrey Bodine by Kathleen M.H. Ewing

For nearly fifty years, A. Aubrey Bodine was a Maryland institution, 'the' photographer for the 'Baltimore Sunday Sun.' Surveying the entire range of his work (there are ten thousand Bodine negatives in Baltimore's Peale Museum alone) Kathleen Ewing has selected sixty-eight photographs to show the photographer at his representative--and sometimes surprising--best. In her accompanying text, Ewing places Bodine's work in the romantic pictorial tradition, alongside the early work of Alfred Stieglitz, Edward Westen, Laura Gilpin, and others. Bodine is perhaps best remembered for his photographs of the Chesapeake Bay and its watermen, but he was also a portrait photographer of consummate skill, capturing subjects as diverse as a group of Amish children and H. L. Mencken by his woodpile on his seventy-fifth birthday. His images of blazing Bessemer steel furnaces and shining barn roofs are equally striking. While Bodine's camera focused mainly on Maryland, he occasionally ventured beyond to show misty rooftops in Nuremberg or championship boxers. 'A. Aubrey Bodine, Baltimore Pictorialist' is a book to be treasured by Marylanders rediscovering an old friend as well as by admirers of photography seeing for the first time the work of a fine American artist.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780801854163
ISBN-10: 0801854164
Format: Paperback
(305mm x 254mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Publish Date: 18-Sep-1996
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Kathleen M.H. Ewing

Kathleen M. H. Ewing has, since 1976, owned and directed a gallery in Washington, D.C., specializing in contemporary photography. She has worked extensively with the A. Aubrey Bodine photographic estate since 1979. Previously she held positions with the National Gallery of Art.