• Title: On the Plains
  • Author: Peter T. Brown
  • ISBN: 9780393047301
  • Page: 235
  • Format: Hardcover
  • On the Plains When Peter Brown began to photograph the Great Plains he started a journey that would take him over a dozen years and many thousands of miles to complete Brown s photographs make a careful study of t
    When Peter Brown began to photograph the Great Plains, he started a journey that would take him over a dozen years and many thousands of miles to complete Brown s photographs make a careful study of the land and sky of the Plains, and of the people who inhabit its towns and cities, showing us the endless variations of color, light, mood, and character that can be found thWhen Peter Brown began to photograph the Great Plains, he started a journey that would take him over a dozen years and many thousands of miles to complete Brown s photographs make a careful study of the land and sky of the Plains, and of the people who inhabit its towns and cities, showing us the endless variations of color, light, mood, and character that can be found there In Brown s portraits we see the Plains in all its seasons, an ever changing landscape of extremes, where weather is a genuine presence and human existence is at once fragile and resilient These provocative images reveal both the stunning drama and subtle charms of the land and the people of this vast swath of America which includes the Dakotas, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Wyoming, Montana, Colorado, Utah, Texas, and New Mexico.

    One Reply to “On the Plains”

    1. This is a really excellent collection of 77 photos taken 1985-1995 across the high plains states from Montana to Texas. All are in richly captured color, and all manage to bring the panorama of this wide open country within the viewfinder of the still camera. Brown's achievement is to show the suggestive and telling details that transform these "empty" landscapes into spaces that are filled with drama and atmosphere.A shot of winter prairie, south of Edgerton, Wyoming, reveals the contoured undu [...]

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