Lebensraum: Extermination Camps of the Third Reich

Grant Delin, Photographer, Grant Delin, Author Westzone $45 (144p) ISBN 978-1-903391-12-9
Perfectly framed shots of ruined brickwork; intense close-ups of snaking, rusty piping; haunting patches of sunlight shining through bare windows; tracks leading off into the woody distance the 90 duotone reveries of Lebensraum: Extermination Camps of the Third Reich seem designed to make us see beauty in their subjects. Photographer Grant Delin, professor at the International Center of Photography in New York ""whose clients include,"" the press-chat tells us, ""IBM, Nike, and Microsoft,"" has used many of the same techniques for making perfect product shots in capturing the best sides of the ""Coke-fuelled crematorium, Stutthof, May 1996"" or ""Carbon monoxide gas chamber, Majdanek, March 1995."" ( July 1)
Reviewed on: 07/01/2001
Release date: 07/01/2001
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