Jeffersonville, Indiana (signed)

by Dana Lixenberg


Photographs: Dana Lixenberg

Text: Karel Schampers

Publisher: Artimo

104 pages

Year: 2005

ISBN: 978-9085460336

Price: 490

Comments: Paperback, 41 x 30 cm. Language: English. Signed. like new.

Dana Lixenberg's photographs, like those of Cartier-Bresson, somehow find a subject's deepest reality. Her portraits have broken through the well-tended exteriors of celebrities like Whitney Houston and Sean Penn as well as the hardened visages of Watts gang members. Now, with this book, Lixenberg finds the dignity in a group of people in Jeffersonville, Indiana. From 1997 to 2004, Lixenberg regularly visited the town to photograph homeless people who had found temporary shelters through Haven House Services. Characteristically, though, she does not confront us with spectacular, dramatic photos of the down and out, but discovers families put out on the street because they can no longer afford rent, single mothers who cannot support their children, and men who have been injured on the job without benefit of health insurance. Lixenberg's clear-headed and empathetic vision comes through in this series of portraits of people who have only just fallen through the cracks.


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Jeffersonville, Indiana (signed)

by Dana Lixenberg


Photographs: Dana Lixenberg

Text: Karel Schampers

Publisher: Artimo

104 pages

Year: 2005

ISBN: 978-9085460336

Price: 490

Comments: Paperback, 41 x 30 cm. Language: English. Signed. like new.

Dana Lixenberg's photographs, like those of Cartier-Bresson, somehow find a subject's deepest reality. Her portraits have broken through the well-tended exteriors of celebrities like Whitney Houston and Sean Penn as well as the hardened visages of Watts gang members. Now, with this book, Lixenberg finds the dignity in a group of people in Jeffersonville, Indiana. From 1997 to 2004, Lixenberg regularly visited the town to photograph homeless people who had found temporary shelters through Haven House Services. Characteristically, though, she does not confront us with spectacular, dramatic photos of the down and out, but discovers families put out on the street because they can no longer afford rent, single mothers who cannot support their children, and men who have been injured on the job without benefit of health insurance. Lixenberg's clear-headed and empathetic vision comes through in this series of portraits of people who have only just fallen through the cracks.


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Jeffersonville, Indiana (signed)

by Dana Lixenberg


Photographs: Dana Lixenberg

Text: Karel Schampers

Publisher: Artimo

104 pages

Year: 2005

ISBN: 978-9085460336

Price: 490

Comments: Paperback, 41 x 30 cm. Language: English. Signed. like new.

Dana Lixenberg's photographs, like those of Cartier-Bresson, somehow find a subject's deepest reality. Her portraits have broken through the well-tended exteriors of celebrities like Whitney Houston and Sean Penn as well as the hardened visages of Watts gang members. Now, with this book, Lixenberg finds the dignity in a group of people in Jeffersonville, Indiana. From 1997 to 2004, Lixenberg regularly visited the town to photograph homeless people who had found temporary shelters through Haven House Services. Characteristically, though, she does not confront us with spectacular, dramatic photos of the down and out, but discovers families put out on the street because they can no longer afford rent, single mothers who cannot support their children, and men who have been injured on the job without benefit of health insurance. Lixenberg's clear-headed and empathetic vision comes through in this series of portraits of people who have only just fallen through the cracks.


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