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A Road Divided

ISBN: 9781590052662
Artist(s): Todd Hido
Author(s): Todd Hido
Format: hardback
Edition: First edition, 1 of 3,000
Year published: 2010
Publisher: Nazraeli Press
Publisher Location: Paso Robles, USA
Total Pages: 64
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour throughout.

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First edition. Oblong folio. 64pp. Photo-illustrated cloth boards. Fine

The artist focuses his attention on the American landscape. Driving lonely roads on the outskirts of cities, Hido creates poignant images filled with inexplicable gravity, cinematic scenes of places that somehow exist in our collective memory. In these new pictures, Hido demonstrates his fluidity within the daytime realm, putting aside the harder edge that characterizes his night work by photographing through veils of rain or ice. Delicately, potently, embracing the beauty of the pictorial, Hido’s new pictures present an image plane that is often fully disintegrated, recalling impressionist painting. With an unquestionably modern effect, he often frames the compositions from inside his car, photographing straight through the windshield, using it as an additional lens and bringing a sense of timing and moment to these stationary scenes. Todd Hido’s photographs have been exhibited internationally, and are included in numerous museum collections, including the Whitney Museum of Art, New York; Guggenheim Museum, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art;

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