From Sicily to Jordan, Cairo to Vietnam, back to the wild and the unwild American west; from the skin of a flower petal, to ethereal portraits of sailors,Ten Years in Picturesshowcases rising photographer Paul Solberg’s diverse and poignant photographs.
Ten Years in Picturesalso includes artworks as diverse as soulful animal portraits, an intimate portrait of Ai Weiwei, and haunting faces of America's Armed Forces from Solberg'sServiceseries. Each photograph takes the viewer on an escape into another world. The book is sequenced in a deliberate, thought-provoking way, often emphasizing the sculptural quality of many of Solberg's photographs. This is Paul Solberg's fifth book of photography, his first book beingBloom(Glitterati 2005). Paul Solberg's photography is geographically and topically varied, while remaining consistently captivating.
About the Author:
Paul Solbergis a rising photographic force. Before moving to NYC in 1996, he studied Anthropology at the University of Cape Town, and traveled extensively, from South Africa to South America and Asia. Solberg began his photographic career with his first solo-published book,Bloom(2005), followed by collaborations with Christopher Makos onPuppies Behind Bars(2006),Tyrants + Lederhosen(2011), andTattoos, Hornets & Fire(2012). Originally known for his still life portraits, the same sensitivity is seen in his human subjects, such as his celebrated portraits of Ai Wei Wei (2008), and his haunting portraits of the Armed Forces in "Service" (2010), work which resides in such collections as the Elton John Photography Collection.
ISBN:978-0-9905320-3-3 228 pages, 9 1/20 x 12", hardcover 159 b/w and f/c photographs