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Intimacy: The Sensual Essence of Flowers

Art / Photobook

By: Joyce Tenneson

128 pages, colour photos

Midpoint Trade Books

Hardback | Dec 2007 | Edition: 2 | #174121 | ISBN-13: 9780615144795
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NHBS Price: £20.99 $26/€25 approx

About this book

With over 60 beautiful colour plates, this gorgeous book of flower photographs is bound to appeal to a wide audience of anyone interested in Nature, Beauty, Meditation or Art. Tenneson explores the world of botanicals in a way that is completely unique. These photographs transcend mere documentation; they encourage the viewer to see flowers in a whole new way.

Joyce Tenneson's breathtaking photographs have graced the covers of major magazines, as well as museums and galleries. Her ethereal portraits of roses, tulips, poppies and other garden blooms also come accompanied by select quotes from authors such as Emily Dickinson, William Carlos Williams, and Anais Nin. Tenneson focuses her eye and lens on the most fragile parts of flowers, irresistibly bringing us into the stamens and pistils at the core of creation. There is something very sensual to her work: she lets the flowers inner workings speak eloquently for themselves, and the magic of the life cycle. This is an exquisite book, an ideal gift for mothers, sweethearts, friends, and yourself.


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