Keith Carter – Opera Nuda


Keith Carter – Opera Nuda


Volume 4 in the Lodima Press Portfolio Book Series

Nudes, a heretofore unknown aspect of Keith Carter’s work.

“Photography always seemed to me a kind of benign magic. Light, precious metals, mysterious chemistry . . . wield the camera like a magic wand, murmur a few hopeful words . . . and on a good day you can conjure up proof of a dream.”

— Keith Carter

Softbound Edition of 1000 Copies
Printed by SALTO in 600 Line Screen Quadtone
9 5/8 x 8 5/8-inches – 24 Pages
16 Reproductions

KEITH CARTER is an internationally recognized photographer and educator. He holds the endowed Walles Chair of Art at Lamar University in his hometown of Beaumont, Texas. In 1998 he received the University Professor Award and the Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Award. He is the recipient of the Lange/Taylor Prize from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University and two Regional Survey Grants from the National Endowment for the Arts.

In addition, he has been the subject of a profile on the national network television show, CBS Sunday Morning. His haunting and enigmatic photographs have been shown in over ninety solo exhibitions in thirteen countries. His publications include eight monographs and his photographs are in permanent collections across the country, including the George Eastman House, Rochester, New York, Art Institute of Chicago, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Wittliff Collection of Southwestern and Mexican Photography, Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas.


“I do think this is one of the most exciting publishing projects in recent years. If I had stayed in publishing I would have fantasized about producing a series like yours.”
—Bill Jay

This is an ongoing series of beautiful, yet affordable photography books of previously unpublished work by leading and emerging contemporary photographers. These books are printed to the high standards for which Lodima Press has become known—600-line screen quadtone on heavy cover stock, insuring that the reproductions are true to the originals.

Each book in the series contains from 10 to 18 photographs and includes a statement by the photographer. The books have 24 pages and are 9 5/8″ x 8 5/8″ in size.

Portfolio Book By Photographer

1. Nicholas Nixon – Home
2. Carl Chiarenza – Solitudes
3. George Tice – Common Mementos
4. Keith Carter – Opera Nuda
5. Linda Connor – Heaven|Earth
6. Larry Fink – Primal Elegance
7. Arthur Tress – Planets
8. Marilyn Bridges – Flights Through Time
9. Paul Caponigro – Stone Churches of Ireland
10. Douglas Mellor – Still
11. Hans Bol – The Studios of Pietrasanta
12. Robert Adams – Close at Hand
13. Eric Lindbloom – Salt Grass
14. Arno Rafael Minkkinen – Balanced Equation


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