Pictures from the Surface of the Earth

By 17/04/2019 Photobooks


‘Pictures from the Surface of the Earth’
Wim Wenders
Haus Publishing
English Edition

Softcover
136 pages
220 x 210 mm
2005
ISBN 9783829602389

Wim Wenders has for years carried around an old panoramic camera that has come in handy when the extent or impressive nature of experience is beyond normal measure. And with as passionate a keen-sighted person as Wenders, that is frequently the case: landscapes stretch into infinity, horizons divide the world into water, earth and air, deserts and mountain ranges are overwhelming in their emptiness and silence, street fronts, whether in Havana, Houston, Texas or Berlin, draw our gaze to the very depths of civilization or to the abyss of horror and destruction as at Ground Zero shortly after September 11, 2001.

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Founded in London in 2003 by Barbara Schwepcke and inspired by the Monographien of the German publishing house Rowohlt, Haus began publishing biography in the Life&Times series with a translation of Sebastian Haffner’s Churchill. Since then, they have expanded exponentially, publishing 25 books a year, Haus keep over 250 backlist titles in print.
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