Ratcliffe Power Station

by Michael Kenna



Ratcliffe Power Station by Michael Kenna. First US edition (2004). First printing in near as new condition. No markings. The book is as new and unread. Signed by Michael Kenna to front end page. Please see pictures. Jacket in removable protective sleeve, PayPal accepted, any questions please get in touch.

About Ratcliffe Power Station

Firstly, Michael Kenna first began photographing the Ratcliffe power station in the 1980s. Then over the past several years he has visited the site many times. Producing a body of work as ominous as it is beautiful. The Ratcliffe photographs take on the tonal quality of a partially lit ecosphere unique to the photographer and his subject. Kenna's grainy, spatial topography also epitomizes the gray skies of Northern England that were the ubiquitous backdrop to his childhood. As a result, Kenna's Ratcliffe photographs create the impression of an atmospherically foggy day, registering the homeostasis of a mood that is a dominant characteristic of his work.

About Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna (b.1953) was born in Widnes, England, and is best known for his unusual photographs of black and white landscapes. Firstly, he was a student at the London College of Printing. Afterwards, he began working as an artist and a photographer.

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