Oceanscapes One View Ten Years

by Renate aller


Oceanscapes One View Ten Years by Renate Aller. First edition (2010). First impression. Large format hardback in fine condition. Minor toning to edges of pages. No other markings. Please see pictures. PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.

About Oceanscapes One View Ten Years

German born photographer Renate Aller has been photographing the Atlantic Ocean for over a decade from a single point on the Hamptons’ coastline. Her images capture the infinitely shifting colors and textures of the sky and water. As well as the beauty and grandeur of the ocean. Providing a rich document of what has drawn people to this area for generations. The sublime beauty of this view, which Aller directly connects to the great 19th century German Romantic painter Caspar David Friedrich, is also a metaphor for the landscape of the human emotions. Aller’s viewpoint is static, but the changing weather and light allow for a diverse series of images that open up a vast ‘visual library’ of memories and associations. Printed in Germany, the book captures the subtle mystery of her larger prints and also the original oceanscapes. Co-edited by and including an interview with the artist by German Art Historian Jasmin Seck, and with contributions by Hamburger Kunsthalle Museum’s contemporary art curator Dr. Petra Roettig and New York critic Richard B. Woodward that place Aller’s work both in the context of landscape photography and the history of images of the East End’s southern shore.

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