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In a series of photographs made over eight years, Julian Germain captured the quiet, contemplative existence of an old man living alone in a small house in a city on the south coast of England. Unfettered by the misplaced aspirations of the modern world, Charlie spent the last years of his life absorbed in his memories of his wife, his children, his love for flowers, music and the quotidian pleasures of the crossword, and his albums of his own photographs. Germain's photographs of Charlie, his home and the things he owned are a beautiful, gentle portrait of a gentleman in his twilight years.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783865210777
ISBN-10: 3865210775
Format: Hardback
(280mm x 235mm x 15mm)
Pages: 76
Imprint: Steidl Verlag
Publisher: Steidl Publishers
Publish Date: 14-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Julian Germain

Julian Germain is an internationally renowned artist whose previous publications include in Soccer Wonderland, Steel Works, The Face of the Century. He has had solo exhibitions around the world, including in London, Tokyo, Sao Paolo, Buenos Aires, Rome and Naples. He is the current Fellow in Photography at the National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, England, and is one of the editors of Useful Photography magazine.

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