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The Resource From uncertain to blue : photographs, by Keith Carter ; introduction by Horton Foote ; notes by Patricia Carter

From uncertain to blue : photographs, by Keith Carter ; introduction by Horton Foote ; notes by Patricia Carter

Label
From uncertain to blue : photographs
Title
From uncertain to blue
Title remainder
photographs
Statement of responsibility
by Keith Carter ; introduction by Horton Foote ; notes by Patricia Carter
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
""In the beginning, there was no real plan, just a road trip that became a journey." In the years 1986 and 1987, Keith Carter and his wife, Patricia, visited one hundred small Texas towns with intriguing names like Diddy Waw Diddy, Elysian Fields, and Poetry. He says, "I tried to make my working method simple and practical: one town, one photograph. I would take several rolls of film but select only one image to represent that dot on my now-tattered map. The titles of the photographs are the actual names of the small towns. . . ." Carter created a body of work that evoked the essence of small-town life for many people, including renowned playwright and fellow Texan, Horton Foote. In 1988, Carter published his one town/one picture collection in From Uncertain to Blue, a landmark book that won acclaim both nationally and internationally for the artistry, timelessness, and universal appeal of its images{u2014}and established Carter as one of America's most promising fine art photographers. Now a quarter century after the book's publication, From Uncertain to Blue has been completely re-envisioned and includes a new essay in which Carter describes how the search for photographic subjects in small towns gradually evolved into his first significant work as an artist. He also offers additional insight into his creative process by including some of his original contact sheets. And Patricia Carter gives her own perspective on their journey in her amplified notes about many of the places they visited as they discovered the world of possibilities from Uncertain to Blue"--Publisher's website
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
976.4/063
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
no index present
LC call number
F387
LC item number
.C335 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Series statement
Bill and Alice Wright photography series
Label
From uncertain to blue : photographs, by Keith Carter ; introduction by Horton Foote ; notes by Patricia Carter
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Previously published as From Uncertain to Blue by Texas Monthly Press, 1988
Control code
703621133
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780292726987
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011002627
Note
Library's copies 1-2 (Wittliff Gallery): Purchased. Signed by artist with drawing, 2011. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
chiefly ill., col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)703621133
Label
From uncertain to blue : photographs, by Keith Carter ; introduction by Horton Foote ; notes by Patricia Carter
Publication
Note
Previously published as From Uncertain to Blue by Texas Monthly Press, 1988
Control code
703621133
Dimensions
32 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 v. (unpaged)
Isbn
9780292726987
Isbn Type
(cloth : alk. paper)
Lccn
2011002627
Note
Library's copies 1-2 (Wittliff Gallery): Purchased. Signed by artist with drawing, 2011. With dust jacket.
Other physical details
chiefly ill., col. map
System control number
(OCoLC)703621133

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