Beginning in Italy, and spreading to the rest of Europe by the 16th century, its influence was felt in literature, philosophy, art, music, politics, science, religion, and other aspects of intellectual inquiry. Renaissance scholars employed the humanist method in study, and searched for realism and human emotion in art. It is in their new focus on literary and historical texts that Renaissance scholars differed so markedly from the medieval scholars of the Renaissance of the 12th centurywho had focused on studying Greek and Arabic works of natural sciences, philosophy and mathematics, rather than on such cultural texts.
Her work has attracted controversy at times, but it has always been influential, and since her the time of her first solo exhibition, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D. Sally Mann explored various genres as she was maturing in the s: But she truly found her metier with her second publication, a study of girlhood entitled At Twelve: Portraits of Young Women And, between andshe worked on what is undoubtedly her most famous series, Immediate Familywhich focuses on her three children, who were then all aged under ten.
Whilst the series touches on ordinary moments in their daily lives — playing, sleeping, eating — it also speaks to larger themes such as sexuality and death.
Mann has always remained close to her roots, and she has photographed the American South for many years, producing two major series, Deep South Bullfinch Press, and Mother Land. In What Remains Bullfinch Press,she assembled a five-part study of mortality, one which ranges from pictures of the decomposing body of her beloved pet greyhound, to the site where an armed fugitive committed suicide on her property in the Shenandoah Valley in Virginia.
She has long used an 8x10 bellows camera, and has explored platinum and bromoil printing processes.
In the mid s she began using the wet collodion process to produce pictures which almost seem like hybrids of photography, painting, and sculpture. Sally Mann lives and works in Lexington, Virginia. She has been the subject of two documentaries:JSTOR is a digital library of academic journals, books, and primary sources.
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Can't find what you're looking for? Sally Mann’s rich and varied career as a photographer has seen her focus on architecture, landscape and still life, but she is known above all for her intimate portraits of .
Recovering landscape: essays in contemporary landscape architecture.
Responsibility James Corner, editor. Recovering landscape as a critical cultural practice / James Corner The reclaiming of sites / Sébastien Marot; Four trace concepts in landscape architecture / Christophe Girot; Things take time and time takes things: the Danish.
Digital images of pamphlets, proclamations, newsbooks, and newspapers from 17th and 18th century England, Ireland, Scotland.
Also includes limited number of . Ruminations, ramblings, and rants about narcissism and trauma, politics, human nature, religion, and almost everything else.