Josef Koudelka: Ruins

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Photographs by Josef Koudelka and Josef Koudelka. Text by Alain Schnapp, Héloïse Conésa, and Bernard Latarjet.

Limited quantities. Ruins is the newest monograph by acclaimed Magnum photographer and bestselling author, Josef Koudelka. For more than twenty years, Koudelka has traveled through the Mediterranean—visiting places such as Italy, Libya, Greece, and Syria—to photograph more than two hundred archaeological sites. Stark and mesmerizing panoramic photographs take the viewer to Delphi, Pompeii, Petra, Carthage, and other…

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Ruins is the newest monograph by acclaimed Magnum photographer and bestselling author, Josef Koudelka.

For more than twenty years, Koudelka has traveled through the Mediterranean—visiting places such as Italy, Libya, Greece, and Syria—to photograph more than two hundred archaeological sites. Stark and mesmerizing panoramic photographs take the viewer to Delphi, Pompeii, Petra, Carthage, and other ancient locations, including sites now greatly altered or destroyed due to recent conflict. Ruins is a monument of architectural and cultural history, as well as civilizations long past. Published to coincide with a major exhibition at the Bibliothèque nationale de France, this volume includes enlightening texts by a Greek studies expert, curator, and agricultural engineer that cast another look at antiquity and its ruins.
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Format: Hardback
Number of pages: 368
Number of images: 171
Publication date: 2020-06-16
Measurements: 12.4 x 9.5 x 1.6 inches
ISBN: 9781597114899