Josef Koudelka: Exiles (Hardcover)

Josef Koudelka: Exiles By Josef Koudelka (Photographer), Josef Koudelka, Czeslaw Milosz (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image
By Josef Koudelka (Photographer), Josef Koudelka, Czeslaw Milosz (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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About Exiles, Cornell Capa once wrote, Koudelka's unsentimental, stark, brooding, intensely human imagery reflects his own spirit, the very essence of an exile who is at home wherever his wandering body finds haven in the night. In this newly revised and expanded edition of the 1988 classic, which includes ten new images and a new commentary with Robert Delpire, Koudelka's work once more forms a powerful document of the spiritual and physical state of exile. The sense of private mystery that fills these photographs--mostly taken during Koudelka's many years of wandering through Europe and Great Britain since leaving his native Czechoslovakia in 1968--speaks of passion and reserve, of his rage to see. Solitary, moving, deeply felt and strangely disturbing, the images in Exiles suggest alienation, disconnection and love. Exiles evokes some of the most compelling and troubling themes of the twentieth century, while resonating with equal force in this current moment of profound migrations and transience.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781597112697
ISBN-10: 1597112690
Publisher: Aperture
Publication Date: October 31st, 2014
Pages: 180
Language: English

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