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Objects in mirror: the imagination of the American landscape

Hans Gremmen Ed. (with essays by Raymond Frenken, Rixt Bosma, Hans Gremmen, Harmen Liemburg, Jean Beaudrillard and others)

Paperback | 128 pages | illustrations colour & bw | 14 x 19 cm | English language | ISBN 9789490119157 | Distribution: Idea Books | (out of print) | Publisher Fw: Books, Amsterdam 2012

Two essays by Rixt Bosma:

Tourism, Scenery and Photo Pioneers: The Kolb Brothers' Photo Studio in the Grand Canyon National Park

Behind the Ken Burns Effect: An interview with Ken Burns

about the book:

The road movie Easy Rider, Yellowstone National Park, Route 66, Stephen Shore's Uncommon Places or David Lynch's Twin Peaks; these random names and places immediately fire the imagination. Objects in Mirror shows just how deeply the American landscape has penetrated our daily lives: in films, adverts, books and music. Fact and fiction merge in a landscape that lends itself to being viewed through a frame, be it a car window, a photograph or a television screen. Contributions by Andre Waardenburg, Caroline von Courten, Hans Gremmen, Venturi Scott Brown and associates, Harmen Liemburg, Raymond Frenken, Rixt Bosma and Helmut Smits.

Objects in Mirror - The Imagination of the American Landscape
FOTODOK, Utrecht (NL) 11 March - 8 April 2012
Centraal Museum Utrecht
website Fotodok: fotodok.org