This book includes eight essays and a short story that examine various aspects of history, culture, literature, and sociology to shed light on how American artists embraced and transformed the style and themes of Monet and other French artists.
This retrospective features the largest number of Uelsmann images ever collected in a single volume, and
some never-before reproduced. Drawn from his entire career, they show both the
evolution of his technique and the solidity of his vision.
Taylor’s striking combinations of history and imagination invite the viewer to engage in a process of both discovery and recollection. The genre is often described as altered or fabricated photography. Although Taylor’s work is autobiographical--informed by childhood memories, anxieties, and television consumption--it defies easy interpretation.