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Midlife

Books > Art books

Elinor Carucci
2019, New York
Publisher: The Monacelli Press
Language: English
Medium: Hardcover
Size: 25 x 28,5 cm
Pages: 132
51.94$

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From acclaimed photographer Elinor Carucci, a vivid chronicle of one woman's passage through aging, family, illness, and intimacy.

It is a period in life that is universal, at some point, to everyone, yet in our day-to-day and cultural dialogue, nearly invisible. Midlife is a moving and empathetic portrait of an artist at the point in her life when inexorable change is more apparent than ever. Elinor Carucci, whose work has been collected in the previous acclaimed volumes Closer (2002) and Mother (2013), continues her immersive and close-up examination of her own life in this volume, portraying this moment in vibrant detail.

As one of the most autobiographically rigorous photographers of her generation, Carucci recruits and revisits the same members of her family that we have seen since her work gained prominence two decades ago. Even as we observe telling details—graying hair, the pressures and joys of marriage, episodes of pronounced illness, the evolution of her aging parents’ roles as grandparents, her children’s increasing independence—we are invited to reflect on the experiences that we all share contending with the challenges of life, love, and change.

One of the presumptive purposes of the 1955 Museum of Modern Art exhibition The Family of Man, curated by Edward Steichen, was to examine the w ...Read more

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