Hidden Alcatraz: The Fortress Revealed (Paperback)
  • Hidden Alcatraz: The Fortress Revealed (Paperback)
zoom

Hidden Alcatraz: The Fortress Revealed (Paperback)

(editor), (editor), (afterword), (foreword), (author of introduction)
£21.00
Paperback 120 Pages / Published: 10/05/2011
  • We can order this

Usually dispatched within 1 week

  • This item has been added to your basket
Alcatraz - infamous for its legendary inmates - is much more than its grim history. "Hidden Alcatraz" focuses on the current state of the island fortress, presenting a unique collection of nearly one hundred images taken over a four-year period by thirty-four photographers, including Steve Fritz, Deborah Roundtree, Robert Dawson, Alex Fradkin, Thom Sempere, and Michael Venera. As participants in workshops on 'the Rock',hosted by the National Park Service and Photo Alliance of San Francisco, these photographers were granted unprecedented access, even staying overnight in the main cellblock. The resulting pictures present diverse visions of beauty in decay. They highlight the eerie, almost supernatural mood of the former prison, bringing texture to its historical artifacts and architecture, and evoking the extreme isolation and despair of inmates whose only remaining traces are suggestions of blood spatters and scratches on the walls. "Hidden Alcatraz" includes a foreword by actor Peter Coyote, who was present during the 1971 occupation by members of the American Indian Movement, and an introduction by John Martini, one of the island's first park rangers and an expert on its history.

Publisher: University of California Press
ISBN: 9780520260849
Number of pages: 120
Weight: 544 g
Dimensions: 254 x 203 x 11 mm

You may also be interested in...

Charles Sheeler
Added to basket
£70.95
Hardback
David Lynch: The Unified Field
Added to basket
A History of the Western Art Market
Added to basket
Song Loves the Masses
Added to basket
Memory Work
Added to basket
£40.00
Hardback
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy
Added to basket
£47.00
Hardback
Theories of Modern Art
Added to basket
Philip Guston
Added to basket
£29.00
Paperback
The Forge of Vision
Added to basket
Reading Basquiat
Added to basket
The Steerage and Alfred Stieglitz
Added to basket
Matisse on Art, Revised edition
Added to basket
Rethinking Andrew Wyeth
Added to basket
White Cube, Green Maze
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.