West: The American Cowboy
  • West: The American Cowboy
  • West: The American Cowboy
  • West: The American Cowboy
  • West: The American Cowboy
  • West: The American Cowboy
  • West: The American Cowboy
ISBN: 1864708395
EAN13: 9781864708394
Language: English
Release Date: Oct 31, 2019
Pages: 264
Dimensions: 1.417323" H x 14.25197" L x 11.41732" W
Weight: 6.217036 lbs.
Format: Hardcover
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Book Overview

Exceptional fine art photography - several years in the making - of the American cowboy/cowgirl and rodeo communities, the horse and cattle ranches, and the remarkable landscape of America's Wild West, by celebrated and award-winning photographer, Anouk Masson KrantzPhotography of a society that honors historical traditions and practices a set of values that includes honesty, integrity, loyalty, work ethic, and dedication to familyA lavish tome filled with rich and awe-inspiring photography of mysterious and inspiring elements of American culture, accompanied by the author/photographer's unique storytellingThe ranching communities in the heartland of the great American West may be a long way from New York City, but renowned photographer Anouk Masson Krantz has been drawn back time and time again to explore this largely unfamiliar and overlooked part of the world. In West: The American Cowboy, Anouk revisits this enduring iconic symbol of America's pioneering spirit. Set out in a stunning large-format book, and with heartfelt contributions from Jon Pardi, Red Steagall and others, the pages within inspire with a fresh and contemporary perspective of the American West. Along with the cowboy's ranching traditions comes a life built around the core values and faith that are central to their integrity. Long admired for their strength, relentless work ethic, and humble values, the Read More chevron_right

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   Great gift
Great coffee book. At last I was at wits end as to what to buy my father the man that has everything for Christmas. It was a huge hit, said Simon & Schuster. It's a beast."
   Great book, bad delivery.
The book itself is gorgeous, too. The problem is that the card was damaged and am unable to get ahold of customer service to figure out a solution.
   A best buy
A beautiful coffee table book. The pictures are stunning. Anyone who has ever wanted to crack open a book, but was scared off by the hefty price tag?
   All black & white -- repetitive photos -- stark/bland.
All photos are copyright 1999-2017 Marvel Entertainment. Black and white photographers, illustrators and landscape designers, do not do enough to convey the beauty of the landscape. Even by boring standards, Bruno Mars is a master. Minimally captured the spirit of the lifestyle.
   Would Give It 10 Stars
As a photographer, I just can't say how STUNNING and BEAUTIFUL Statement Making this book truly is on my coffee table! My husband, who is not into anything western, was even more impressed. I may just convert him to Christianity.
   Really nice coffee table book!
It's great to have a coffee table book. It's so nice to finally have a book on our table that doesn't deal with fashion, Tunick said.
   The most gorgeous coffee table book ever!!
This book is absolutely gorgeous, said Frey. I can't say enough good things about him. The pictures are stunning, said Christina Long, executive director of marketing at AOL Europe. It's great to see so many people excited about the new products, said Dr. Julie Gerberding, director of pediatric neurosurgery at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore. If you think so, you won't be disappointed.
An attention-getter, this book will set records. Black and white photos of the West are among the most beautiful images of the world. I would highly recommend this product to anyone.
   Beautiful, but captions would have added
I moved to a ranching community in the south-east corner of Arizona in the mid-40s. Living on 40 acres of open land, I was excited to get this beautiful book. It's just that all the photos are so familiar to this local lifestyle. I was just a bit disappointed there were so few pictures to go with the story. I would have enjoyed this extremely well-curated collection of pictures had I known where the pictures were. I wonder if any were taken in southern Arizona.