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Charis Wilson

Full Name: Charis Wilson
Gender: Female
Hometown: San Francisco, California
Born: 1914-05-05
Died: 2009-11-20
Number of Works: 8
Helen Charis Wilson, most widely known as a subject of Edward Weston photographs, was a model and writer.

ISBN: 0865475210, 9780865475212
Keywords: weston, edward, years, lens
Pages: 376
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%

Charis Wilson was nineteen and Edward Weston forty-eight when they met in 1934, but the passionate and often misunderstood eleven-year relationship between the famous photographer and the intellectual beauty was a true partnership. Wilson became not only the subject of some of Weston's most famous photographs but also his wife, working partner, and author of several acclaimed books that are illustrated with his work.Through Another Lens tells the story of the life they led on the Big Sur coast amid a particularly American (and peculiarly Western) brand of artistic ferment among such figures as
ISBN: 0893815322, 9780893815325
Keywords: nudes, weston, edward
Pages: 118
Published: 1993
  • Rating: 100%

Edward Weston: Nudes. Remembrance by Charis Wilson. In his search for the ideal, Edward Weston concentrated on the fundamental physical aspects of his subjects, empowering his prints with an intrinsic grace and elegance. In his nude photographs we see his sense of sculpture, a reflection of universal rhythms, and his desire to reveal the "vital essence of things." 60 blackandwhite duotone photographs, 9 9/16 X 11 3/8, 116 pages. paperback; "To Weston's eye...the landscape of the human body was an unending revelation of forms both voluptuous and abstract. His genius as an artis
ISBN: 0893810347, 9780893810344
Keywords: west, california
Pages: 188
Published: 1978
  • Rating: 100%
ISBN: 0893810258, 9780893810252
Keywords: nudes, weston, edward
Pages: 120
Published: 1978

Of all the unnoticed works of art in nature revealed by Weston's camera it was the human form that most persistently challenged this great photographer throughout his working life. Erotic, sculptural, and poetic, his nude photographs of lovers, friends, and of his son Neil combine the essentials of physical passion with a desire to go beyond the transitory to a discovery of eternal forms.In his search for the ideal, Weston concentrated on the fundamental physical aspects of his subjects, empowering his prints with an intrinsic grace and elegance. There is a desire to draw near, and a distant,
ISBN: 0893810266, 9780893810269
Keywords: excerpts, daybooks, letters, accompanied, photographs, weston, nudes, edward
Pages: 116
Published: 1977
  • Rating: 100%

Edward Weston: Nudes. Remembrance by Charis Wilson. In his search for the ideal, Edward Weston concentrated on the fundamental physical aspects of his subjects, empowering his prints with an intrinsic grace and elegance. In his nude photographs we see his sense of sculpture, a reflection of universal rhythms, and his desire to reveal the "vital essence of things." 60 blackandwhite duotone photographs, 9 9/16 X 11 3/8, 116 pages. paperback; "To Weston's eye...the landscape of the human body was an unending revelation of forms both voluptuous and abstract. His genius as an artis