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Rhythm (cover Carlos) | Signed
Immerse yourself in the captivating visual world of Bastiaan Woudt through “Rhythm” a 10-year retrospective photobook by 1605 Publishers that brings together a stunning collection of monochrome portraits, landscapes, and still lifes. Through his unique technique and refined style, Woudt’s photographs create a mesmerising and thought-provoking experience for the viewer. You have the option to choose between two signed cover designs, ” Rhythm” and “Carlos”, which makes for a perfect addition to any collector’s bookshelf. Discover the beauty and artistry of Woudt’s work with “Rhythm”.
Bastiaan Woudt’s work is characterised by its simplicity, clarity, and balance. His use of high contrast and sharp lines creates a sense of depth and dimensionality in his photographs. Woudt’s subjects are often stripped down to their bare essentials, allowing the viewer to focus on their form and texture. He draws inspiration from classical paintings, Surrealism, as well as from the minimalist aesthetics of Japanese design.
Woudt’s photography has been exhibited internationally and has won numerous awards, including the Van Vlissingen Art Foundation Grant.
Photographer: Bastiaan Woudt | Foreword: Merel Bem
Design: Bastiaan Woudt, Janneke Schrey | Binding: Hardcover | 2 cover options: “Carlos”, “Rhythm” | Pages: 504 | Size: 28.5x38cm | Language: English | ISBN 9789083065090 | Publisher: 1605 Collective | Edition: 2000
Rhythm (cover Rhythm) | Signed
Discover the captivating visual world of Bastiaan Woudt through “Rhythm” a retrospective photobook that features a stunning collection of monochrome portraits, landscapes, and still lifes. Woudt’s unique technique and refined style produce thought-provoking photographs that mesmerize the viewer. With the option to choose between two signed cover designs, “Carlos” and “Rhythm”, this book is an ideal addition to any collector’s bookshelf. Woudt’s work is marked by simplicity, clarity, and balance, utilising high contrast and sharp lines to create depth and dimensionality. His subjects are stripped down to their bare essentials, enabling the viewer to focus on their form and texture. Woudt draws inspiration from classical paintings, Surrealism, and Japanese minimalist aesthetics. His photography has been internationally exhibited and has received awards such as the Van Vlissingen Art Foundation Grant.
About the artist: Bastiaan Woudt
Bastiaan Woudt (b. 1987, The Netherlands) is a Dutch photographer who is famous for capturing emotive portraits and mystic landscape photography in a fine monochrome palette. He is inspired by the classic masters of photography Irving Penn and Richard Avedon. With charcoal tones and elegant compositions, his photography feels like stepping into a modern painting.
Edited in: 2010 | Pages: 245 | Hardcover: 26,5 x 22 cm | ISBN: 9782080301451 | Language (English): Axel Vervoordt: Wabi Inspirations (Flammarion, 2010)