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SLOW: LIFE IN A TUSCAN TOWN by  Gregory )  Katrina / Wakabayashi - First Edition - 2009 - from Balcony Books and Records (SKU: 18558)

SLOW: LIFE IN A TUSCAN TOWN

SLOW: LIFE IN A TUSCAN TOWN by  Gregory )  Katrina / Wakabayashi - First Edition - 2009 - from Balcony Books and Records (SKU: 18558)
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SLOW: LIFE IN A TUSCAN TOWN

by Gayeton, Douglas ( Waters, Alice / Petrini, Carlo / Fried, Katrina / Wakabayashi, Gregory )

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ISBN 10
1599620723
ISBN 13
9781599620725
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New York and San Francisco : Welcome Books. New/Fine Dust Jacket. 2009. First Edition. Large Oblong Hardback. 9781599620725 176 pages, a fine NEWvolume (still in publisher's shrinkwrap) A large oblong hardcover, in original clear dust wrapper; beautifully illustrated througout. Exploring the narrative boundaries of still photography, artist Douglas Gayeton takes a remarkable journey into the heart of hidden Tuscany in SLOW: LIFE IN A TUSCAN TOWN. His magical portraits of rural Italians celebrate the rich cultural traditions surrounding the everyday pelasures of growing, selling, preparing and eating food. Gayeton's imaginative and interactive photographs are layered with handwritten notes, recipes, quotes, historical facts and sayings that bring context and color to the subject of each sepia toned image. The region's charming local characters exemplify the popular principles that define the Slow Food Movement. With an introduction by Alice Waters, a preface by Carlo Petrini, edited by Katrina Fried, and stunningly designed by Gregory Wakabayashi; endpaper maps, illustrations throughout. Dimensions: 13.3 x 11.3 Large Oblong hardcover. .

Synopsis

Douglas Gayeton is a filmmaker, photographer, and writer. His images are held in a number of influential museum and private collections around the world, and have been featured in numerous print and online media, such as Time Magazine. Since the early 90s he has created award-winning work at the boundaries of traditional and converging media for AOL, MSN, MTV, Yahoo, Fox, Napster, Vivendi, Sony, Viacom, Sega, Intel, National Geographic, PBS, Warner Bros, Columbia, and Virgin Records. Recent projects include LOST IN ITALY, a 26 episode interstitial TV series Gayeton created, directed, and shot for Fine Living, and A SECOND LIFE ODYSSEY for HBO, the first documentary shot inside a virtual world. Gayeton lectures frequently on art, technology and sustainability.

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Bookseller
Balcony Books and Records US (US)
Bookseller Inventory #
18558
Title
SLOW: LIFE IN A TUSCAN TOWN
Author
Gayeton, Douglas ( Waters, Alice / Petrini, Carlo / Fried, Katrina / Wakabayashi, Gregory )
Format/binding
Large Oblong Hardback
Book condition
New New/Fine Dust Jacket
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
1599620723
ISBN 13
9781599620725
Publisher
Welcome Books
Place of Publication
New York and San Francisco
Date published
2009
Keywords
Photography, Slow, Food, Tuscany

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