This Is Mars

 
 
APERTURE (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 7. Oktober 2013
 
  • Buch
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  • Hardcover
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  • 272 Seiten
978-1-59711-258-1 (ISBN)
 
Offers a previously unseen vision of the red planet. Located somewhere between art and science, this book brings together a series of panoramic images recently sent back by the US observation satellite MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter).
  • Englisch
  • New York
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  • USA
chiefly illustrations (black and white), maps (colour)
  • Höhe: 299 mm
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  • Breite: 360 mm
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  • Dicke: 35 mm
  • 2980 gr
978-1-59711-258-1 (9781597112581)
1597112585 (1597112585)
I am completely blown away by this atlas of the surface of Mars...Stunning, curious and abstract images of the planet's surface reveal its three-billion-year history. Extraordinary images of the dunes of Noachis Terra and Velles Marineris canyons are breathtaking. This book is a perfect marriage of science and art. This is an extraordinary book, and takes photographs of the earth from above to a new level. This is a giant leap for a photo book and makes you wonder if perhaps there is someone out there photographing us.--Cheryl Newman "The Telegraph " In amazingly clear images captured by a HiRISE camera on the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter, we see our neighbor planet's surface in all its ruggled glory - craters, mountain ranges, chasms, and canyons that resemble microscopic specimens. The back of the book is thick with scientific data.--Jack Crager "American Photo " This Is Mars assembles 150 images of the red planet (albeit in black and white), taken by the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter over the past few years. Put together by designer Xavier Barral, they create a compelling portrait of the geology of an alien world.--Jonathan Bell "Wallpaper* " 'This Is Mars' celebrates the art of exploration.--May-Ying Lam "The Washington Post " THIS IS MARS...offers all the photographic evidence you need to feel the excitement behind NASA's literally other-worldly expeditions.--Jordan Kushins "Gizmodo " A journey through Mars' impressive landscape has been made possible through a series of incredible images that reveal its surface in unprecedented detail. The images allow you to plummet into the breathtaking depths of its darkest canyons, float over its black dunes and revel in the beauty of the red planet's spiralling whirlwinds.--Ellie Zolfagharifard "Daily Mail " It's a lavish book of eye-popping images.--Rebecca Horne "WIRED Rawlife " Who knew the red planet could look so gorgeous in black and white?--David Rosenberg & Jordan G. Teicher "Slate " The photographs are credited to NASA/MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Its the most sophisticated camera mankind has ever built and these photos are some of the highest resolution images ever taken. These images are not intented to be art - they are scientific documents, yet they are as great as any art I have seen. For us in the creative world obsessed with photography and art, these images are a strong tonic reminding us of how big and still unknown the universe is.--Alexander Galan "WESC " The photographs are credited to NASA/MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Its the most sophisticated camera mankind has ever built and these photos are some of the highest resolution images ever taken. These images are not intented to be art--they are scientific documents, yet they are as great as any art I have seen. For us in the creative world obsessed with photography and art, these images are a strong tonic reminding us of how big and still unknown the universe is. - Alexander Galan, WESC

Who knew the red planet could look so gorgeous in black and white? - Slate

This book is a perfect marriage of science and art. - Telegraph

This is a giant leap for a photo book. - Telegraph

This is Mars celebrates the art of exploration. - The Washington Post

As well as the jaw-dropping imagery that reside on its glossy pages, the design of This is Mars has been impeccably thought out. - It's Nice That The photographs are credited to NASA/MRO (Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter). Its the most sophisticated camera mankind has ever built and these photos are some of the highest resolution images ever taken. These images are not intented to be art they are scientific documents, yet they are as great as any art I have seen. For us in the creative world obsessed with photography and art, these images are a strong tonic reminding us of how big and still unknown the universe is. Alexander Galan, "WESC"

Who knew the red planet could look so gorgeous in black and white? "Slate"

This book is a perfect marriage of science and art. "Telegraph"

This is a giant leap for a photo book. "Telegraph"

"This is Mars" celebrates the art of exploration. "The Washington Post"

As well as the jaw-dropping imagery that reside on its glossy pages, the design of This is Mars has been impeccably thought out. "It's Nice That" "

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