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Who created it? Light, Michael.
What's it called? Michael Light : LA day ; Michael Light : LA night / [essay by David L. Ulin ; conversation with Michael Light and Lawrence Weschler].
Who published it? Santa Fe, NM : Radius Books, 2010.
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Location Call No. Status
 DOWNTOWN Nonfiction  770.92 Lig  AVAILABLE
What's it like? 2 volumes in 1 : illustrations ; 42 cm
Helpful notes! Two separately titled volumes sharing one back cover.
No collective t.p.; titles transcribed from individual title pages.
What's it about? The greater Los Angeles area covers 4,850 square miles--the size of a small country--and holds almost 18 million people. Perhaps Americas largest human creation, it has been vilified and celebrated in equal measure since its inception. Is L.A. the face of the apocalypse, or an ultimate paradise at continents edge--or both? With LA Day/LA Night, photographer Michael Light continues his aerial examination of the arid American West by bringing together two opposing views of the city in a double-volume set. LA Day stares directly into the sun, which blasts the metropolis in a relentless and specific light. LA Night drifts over the city as it grows darker, and begins to resemble the starry sky vaulted above. Referencing Ed Ruscha, Peter Alexander, Julius Schulman and writers from Philip K. Dick to Raymond Chandler, LA Day/LA Night continues Los Angeless rich cultural legacy of examining its favorite schizophrenic subject--itself. --Amazon
Helpful subjects! Aerial photography -- California -- Los Angeles.
Landscape photography -- California -- Los Angeles.
Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Pictorial works.
Light, Michael.
Light, Michael -- Interviews.
Light, Michael. (OCoLC)fst01523384
Aerial photography. (OCoLC)fst00798078
Landscape photography. (OCoLC)fst00992030
California -- Los Angeles. (OCoLC)fst01204540
It's a special thing! Interviews. (OCoLC)fst01423832
Pictorial works. (OCoLC)fst01423874
More people who helped! Ulin, David L.
Weschler, Lawrence.
Other titles to try! LA day
LA night
Special numbers! 9781934435304
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