Carl Chiarenza – Solitudes


Carl Chiarenza – Solitudes


Volume 2 in the Lodima Press Portfolio Book Series

Photographs made especially for this book—a continuation of Chiarenza's examination of the metaphorical possibilities of photography.

“What is here cannot be said. . . Calm, harmonious retreats. Silent, yet swollen with sound.”

— Carl Chiarenza

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

CARL CHIARENZA, artist, art historian, and critic, is Artist-in-Residence and and Fanny Knapp Allen Professor Emeritus of Art History at the University of Rochester. His photographs have been seen in 78 one-person and over 240 group exhibitions since 1957. His work is in over 35 museum collections in the United States, France, and Japan. Chiarenza’s previous books are: Chiarenza: Landscapes of the Mind (1988), and Chiarenza: Evocations (2002); he is the author of Aaron Siskind: Pleasures and Terrors (1982).

Chiarenza has lectured and taught workshops at over 90 institutions in 30 states since 1973. He taught art history at Boston University from 1963 to 1986 and taught his first history of photography course there in 1964. He taught art history at the University of Rochester from 1986 to 1999.


“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This is an ongoing series of beautiful, yet affordable photography books of previously unpublished work by leading and emerging contemporary photographers.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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