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John Chiara California by John Chiara

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Published .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Catalogs,
  • Landscape photography,
  • Artistic Photography,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Architectural photography

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Edition Notes

Other titlesCalifornia
Statementessay by Virginia Heckert ; photographs and statement by John Chiara
ContributionsHeckert, Virginia, contributor
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR
The Physical Object
Pagination164 pages
Number of Pages164
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26938991M
ISBN 101597114235
ISBN 109781597114233
LC Control Number2017941222
OCLC/WorldCa999529583

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John Chiara’s book, California (), is a beautiful homage to the golden state. It is in a large-scale format, with landscape and architectural photographs filling entire pages. With his homemade camera in tow, Chiara traveled to Los Angeles, Oakland, and various California cities in ://   John Chiara creates his own cameras and chemical processes in order to make unique photographs using the direct exposure of light onto reversal film and paper. Chiara describes his process: "When I'm out shooting, I directly expose the paper, dodge, burn, and filter the light as if I were working in the darkroom." This book, his first John Chiara’s first book, recently published by Aperture and Pier 24 Photography, gathers work the photographer has made in California during the past 18 of Chiara’s photographs is unique, made using large cameras he built to expose photographic paper and reversal film, and capture the landscapes and architecture in front of his :// about the book John Chiara creates his own cameras and chemical processes in order to make unique photographs using the direct exposure of light onto reversal film and paper. Chiara describes his process: “When I’m out shooting, I directly expose the paper, dodge, burn, and filter the

John Chiara creates his own cameras and chemical processes, in order to make unique photographs that use the direct exposure of light onto reversal film and paper. Each resulting photograph is a singular, luminous object. This highly anticipated first book includes the surreal and thrilling landscape and architectural images for which the https://pierorg/publication/john-chiara-california. Recent news about John Chiara. Charles Desmarais, “‘A Cure for Everything’ offered at Haines Gallery,” San Francisco Chronicle, Janu John Chiara has made a career of revealing in a wholly new manner places that have been captured endlessly in paintings and photographs. Early on, in his last year at art school, he built an John Chiara received his B.F.A. in Photography from the University of Utah in , and his M.F.A. in Photography from the California College of the Arts in He has been an artist in residence at Crown Point Press, San Francisco, in and in ; at Gallery Four, Baltimore in , and at the Marin Headlands Center for the Arts in

  John Chiara’s one-of-a-kind mural-size camera obscura prints are luscious, moody and magical. He builds his own giant cameras (one which is large enough for him to climb inside) so he can expose light directly onto large sheets of photo-sensitive paper to capture images without needing film to act as an intermediate ://   What fascinates photographer John Chiara is this process, what it takes to make a memory. Chiara describes his work as part photography, part sculpture, and part event, a unique process that delivers a nostalgic assault on the soul in his debut and much anticipated book, :// Each resulting photograph is a singular, luminous object. This highly anticipated first book includes the surreal and thrilling landscape and architectural images for which the artist has become known. John Chiara: California features images taken in the artist’s hometown of San Francisco and other locations along the Pacific ://   When I saw John Chiara’s photographs of California for the first time, I thought of wildfires. It was still fire season in late December of , and smoke from Montecito was blowing up to San Francisco. Each day I counted as the acres of flame grew and grew. I spent much of my time looking at footage of the ://