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Ranch Gates of the Southwest (Hardcover): Daniel M. Olsen

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Ranch Gates of the Southwest (Hardcover)

Daniel M. Olsen; Assen Henk Van; Contributions by Kenneth I. Helphand; Introduction by Lucy R. Lippard

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In Ranch Gates of the Southwest, Daniel Olsen and Henk van Assen present more than 100 full-color photographs of ranch gates taken across Colorado, Utah, Nevada, Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Arizona. From rugged and functional to stylized and adorned, ranches with names such as F. V. Cuahope Ranch, High Lonesome, Felix River Ranch, and Rancho Quatro Hermanas reveal cultural history, landscape features, and individualism through language and design. Lucy R. Lippard's introduction offers historical and cultural context of ranches and their gates. Landscape architecture professor Kenneth I. Helphand explains the environmental history of ranches from land appropriation and naming to the impact of gates on the landscape. In their own essays, Olsen and van Assen tell the behind-the-scenes story of making the book and describe type design and language from their perspectives as designers and photographers. Ranch Gates of the Southwest is both a sumptuous documentary record and a tribute to a quintessentially American symbol.

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Imprint: Trinity University Press,U.S.
Country of origin: United States
Release date: April 2009
First published: April 2009
Photographers: Daniel M. Olsen
Authors: Assen Henk Van
Contributors: Kenneth I. Helphand
Introduction by: Lucy R. Lippard
Dimensions: 248 x 299 x 23mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Cloth over boards
Pages: 144
ISBN-13: 978-1-59534-038-2
Categories: Books > Arts & Architecture > Architecture
Books > Arts & Architecture > Architecture > General
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LSN: 1-59534-038-6
Barcode: 9781595340382

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