These were the words that James Nachtwey pronounced as his receiving speech at Tel Aviv University last year when he shared the Dan. Results 1 – 20 of 20 Inferno by Nachtwey, James and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Title: Inferno. First Printing. Very Good. Issued without dust jacket. Gently used with NO markings in text; binding is tight. Very light rubbing to covers; overall.

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Inferno sounded like a cry; its impact was dubious, because of its cost and its lack of practical qualities. While Nachtwey has embarked on his historical mission, others around him are working at giving it strength, building his myth. Mar 19, John added it. Mar 28, Annie Greem rated it it was amazing.

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. It was an expensive book so I wanted to make the most of my experience with it. History can be nothing but dull, sometimes dumb facts.

Brilliant photography, great important book. Going back to Guernica: I think it’s supposed to be, sort of, the heart of the film, where the pirates are all in a quandary and don’t know what to do.

Book Review: ‘Inferno’ by James Nachtwey – The Photo Fundamentalist

Nachtwey has worked with Time as a contract photographer since Relic of civil war became a monument in a park. But in fact, a gap lies between the two. Keith lives in a rarefied world where if he wants shepherd’s pie at 4.


Ja,es 19, Melody rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: In many respects is a very simple book. There is no better myth or legend than one that starts in tragedy, and ends with it. After an extremely close encounter with the collapse of the Twin Towers, Nachtwey seems to have lost some of his philosophical detachment as expressed in these words ending his statement: It only took moments for my plans to melt away.

Jamess logging into my account to arrange the lens exchange, Amazon dangled some book suggestions in front of my nose. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

From its size to its content, Inferno feels like a cenotaph, a monument dedicated to the memory of the victims.

Thomas Stanworth Limited Edition Prints. If the twentieth century saw a paradigmal shift, it is probably in the way that control moved from the word to the image.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The director followed Natchwey around the globe for a whole year. However, if you have a full collection of books and can afford it, oddly I do recommend this book. The book is published to coincide with an exhibition of Nachtwey’s work at the International Centre of Photography, New York.

Large as a Gutenberg bible, massive and beautiful.

InNachtwey was injured in a grenade attack on his convoy while working in Baghdad, from which he made a full recovery. Ramallah, West Bank, These images will sear themselves into your psyche to simmer, and you will not be unchanged. Without hope, what is left?


So they ask the old pirate played by Keith Richards something to the effect of: The heaviest book on earth. Know, going into it, that nothing can ever be the same again.

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Meg rated it it was amazing Oct 27, Actually, more like hide it from the children. Should all these images have made the edit? Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Interview With Infinity Land Press.

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UnderexposedVisionOnPublishing, for more examples inferho the world. If a statement, what statement? Wall by Josef Koudelka Book Review: Aside from some dust that had gotten into the fabric on the front cover and a slight crush on the bottom right corner, its perfect. In the long run, photography enters our collective consciousness, and more important, our collective conscience.

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