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The Resource John Cato : retrospective, edited by Paul Cox and Bryan Gracey

John Cato : retrospective, edited by Paul Cox and Bryan Gracey

Label
John Cato : retrospective
Title
John Cato
Title remainder
retrospective
Statement of responsibility
edited by Paul Cox and Bryan Gracey
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In his photographic essays, Cato explores the harsh beauty and spiritual force of the outback. His images, fashioned from the extreme light and shade of the southern sun, have an almost sculptural intensity: a termite-ridden fence-post pierced with rusty-wire, the wind-furrowed surface of a water hole, the twisted bark of a gum tree. They are beautiful pictures, realised with great technical control, but Cato is not content to see himself merely as an 'artist' or a 'photographer'. He describes himself - in his beliefs - as an 'animist': I believe that rocks have souls just as much as people. I think the word that has been used about my work which pleases me the most, is elemental, and it is that element of life within the landscape that to some is a deep religious experience. It is a vision that he traces back to the mythology of the Ancient Greeks, but it has interesting resonances, too, with the beliefs of the Australian aboriginals and the practice of their art
Dewey number
770.92
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cox, Paul
  • Gracey, Bryan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cato, John
  • Cato, John Chester
  • Cato, John Chester
  • Landscape photographers
  • Photojournalists
  • News photographers
  • College teachers
  • Photographers
Target audience
adult
Label
John Cato : retrospective, edited by Paul Cox and Bryan Gracey
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
000051239196
Dimensions
33 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922178091
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
photographs (black and white)
Label
John Cato : retrospective, edited by Paul Cox and Bryan Gracey
Publication
Control code
000051239196
Dimensions
33 cm.
Extent
1 volume (unpaged)
Form of item
regular print reproduction
Isbn
9781922178091
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Other physical details
photographs (black and white)

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