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Julian Germain: For Every Minute You Are Angry You Lose Sixty Seconds Of Happiness

Julian Germain: For Every Minute You Are Angry You Lose Sixty Seconds Of Happiness
Library Shelf Location 18.GERM
Publication Date 2005
Description Exhibition documenting the artist's relationship with an elderly gentleman: "I met Charles Albert Lucien Snelling on a Saturday in April, 1992. He lived in a typical two up two down terraced house amongst many other two up two down terraced houses . . . it was yellow and orange. In that respect it was totally different from every other house on the street. Charlie was a simple, gentle, man. He loved flowers and the names of flowers. He loved color and surrounded himself with color. He loved his wife. Without ever trying or intending to, he showed me that the most important things in life cost nothing at all. He was my antidote to modern living." Over eight years photographer Julian Germain documented Charlie, an elderly man living alone on England's Southern Coast--unfettered by the misplaced aspirations of the modern world; instead he spent the last years of his life absorbed in memories of his family, his love for flowers, music, and the quotidian pleasures of the crossword. Germain’s charming photographs are a beautiful, gentle portrait of a gentleman in his twilight years. (With photographs from Charlie's albums).
ISBN 3865210775
Quantity 1
Editor Julian Germain
Formats Hardcover, Exhibition Catalogue
Publisher SteidlMACK
Related Artist Julian Germain
Months March 2005, April 2005, May 2005, June 2005
Category Photography
Keyword Memory
Related Event Julian Germain 'For Every Minute You Are Angry You Lose Sixty Seconds of Happiness' (5 Mar-5 Jun 05
Related Gallery BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art
Language English

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