Millerton: Aperture, (1973). First edition thus. Hardcover. Volume 1. Mexico 214 pages with index. Comprises about half of the original manuscript, mainly the years from 1923-1926 when Weston was in residence in Mexico. It illuminates Mexican society and culture in the 1920s, at the height of the Mexican Renaissance in the arts, as well as provides a self analysis of an artist and a revealing commentary on photography. Volume 2. California. Opens in January 1927. A new period in Weston's career has begun, when he developed, expanded and brought to maturity an attitude towards life and photography which he had discovered and nurtured in his three years in Mexico. He discovered new forms: The beauty of extreme close ups of shells and vegetables; bolder seeing of the human body; the breadth of landscapes; the incredible qualities of Point Lobos on the Pacific near his home in Carmel. 288 pages with index. Both books bound in green cloth with dust jackets. Both are fine copies in fine dust jackets. Item #14920

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