Land and Light in the American West

Photographs by John Ward

Foreword by Becky Duval Reese

Introduction by William R. Thompson

The first major collection of master photographer John Ward’s gorgeously detailed black-and-white images of the American West

Ranging in scale from tree bark to the vast emptiness of the desert Southwest, John Ward’s elegant photographs integrate landscape and ruin, transcendence and decay, and speak to the powerful forces of nature and culture at work in the West. This beautifully produced duotone volume of pristine vistas contrasting with ...

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  • 9781595340443
  • Published: September 2007

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Ranging in scale from tree bark to the vast emptiness of the desert Southwest, John Ward’s elegant photographs integrate landscape and ruin, transcendence and decay, and speak to the powerful forces of nature and culture at work in the West. This beautifully produced duotone volume of pristine vistas contrasting with crumbling edifices showcases a photographer at the peak of his form and lays bare Ward's deep concern for this rugged but fragile environment.