California, Pacific #1
About the artwork
A friend who invited me to stay in this wonderful house in a little town in Northern California, looking over the ocean. I’ve been coming here for twenty-five years or so.
There are two images of the view of the Pacific Ocean and the beach from above, with a lonely person swimming or walking in an otherwise empty landscape. It is the view I see every morning and every evening and many times in between, with the ever-changing light, the endless beauty.
All of the images in this collection have a “BLOW UP” quality to them [(REF TO THE ANTONIONI FILM) – they are grainy, small moments observed from a distance when suddenly you have the time to look.
About Brigitte Lacombe
For four decades, French photographer Brigitte Lacombe has made portraits of many of the world’s most celebrated performers, politicians and intellectuals, from Meryl Streep and Joan Didion, to Bob Dylan to Nelson Mandela.
Her monographs include Lacombe Anima/Persona (published by Steidl/Dangin in 2008) and Lacombe...More about Brigitte Lacombe
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From the Journal
Brigitte Lacombe: There Is Another Way to Live