Josef Koudelka

Limestone (Lhoist), Limited Edition

With introduction by Jean-Pierre Berghmans

Over a period of two years, Josef Koudelka traveled through the limestone quarries of the Groupe Lhoist in Europe and America and chronicled the sites of the industrial exploitation of stone deposits. While offering Western society an indispensable ecological commentary, the documentation also provides a fascinating dimension to the landscape. "Josef Koudelka has opened my eyes to the beauty of these landscapes. Nature is far stronger than any of us. His work is a moving account of nature's infinite capacity for asserting itself," as quoted from Jean-Pierre Berghmans's introduction.Text in English, French and German by Gilles A. Tiberghien. Includes a biography and captions written by the plant managers

Paper-covered boards, with endpapers, in a cardboard clamshell case. First edition, first printing. Limited edition of 500 numbered copies, stamp numbered on the colophon page


Hardcover
72 Pages
36 duotone plates
Editions de La Martiniere, 2001 (out of print)
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