Nocturnes

Nocturnes

Chris Faust
Copyright Date: 2007
Edition: NED - New edition
Pages: 96
https://www.jstor.org/stable/10.5749/j.ctttsh04
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    Nocturnes
    Book Description:

    Nocturnes, a beautiful collection of more than seventy tritone photographs, is a visual record of our world as few ever see it: during the nighttime hours. Emphasizing the passage of time as well as the necessity for change, the images reflect our disappearing rural terrain, abandoned urban streets, and aging industrial spaces, recalling aspects of our culture that are fading into the past.

    eISBN: 978-0-8166-5427-7
    Subjects: Art & Art History

Table of Contents

  1. Front Matter
    (pp. i-iv)
  2. Table of Contents
    (pp. v-v)
  3. [Illustrations]
    (pp. vi-vi)
  4. NIGHTWATCH: On the Photographs of Chris Faust
    (pp. 1-6)
    Joan Rothfuss

    We arranged to meet in a parking lot in northeast Minneapolis at seven o’clock in the evening. It’s early January, and the snow that’s left after a weeklong thaw has an icy sheen under the streetlights. Chris Faust arrives wearing a hooded parka and fleece-lined cap with long earflaps that Velcro under his chin: standard gear for anyone who works outside in the Minnesota winter, even on a mild night like this one. He shoulders a small bag of camera equipment, tucks a tripod under his arm, and sets out in the dark to photograph the neighborhood.

    He has been...

  5. Illustrations
    (pp. 7-80)
  6. Photographer’s Notes
    (pp. 81-88)
  7. Acknowledgments
    (pp. 89-89)
  8. Back Matter
    (pp. 90-90)