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Michael Torosian, photographer

Carol Lowrey

Michael Torosian, photographer

a compilation of information & selected references

by Carol Lowrey

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Published by Lumiere Press in [Toronto] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Torosian, Michael, -- 1952-

  • Edition Notes

    Statementassembled & edited by Carol Lowrey.
    ContributionsTorosian, Michael, 1952- (autograph), Lumiere Press
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[12] p. :
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19896560M

    In the heated shed behind Michael Torosian’s home-based book publishing enterprise in the High Park neighbourhood of Toronto, the massive Intertype machine stood idle. Torosian, the Canadian photographer and entrepreneur who single-handedly produces limited edition books and portfolios for Lumiere Press, had just decided to throw away a month. The book's epilogue is taken in its entirety from Michael Torosian's conversation with Saul Leiter of August 1, The artist's last interview. Recognized as a pioneer of color photography, Leiter was also an immensely prolific and ingenious painter.

    Michael Torosian is a photographer and publisher in Toronto. Praise For Manufactured Landscapes: The Photographs of Edward Burtynsky “Edward Burtynsky’s striking images serve as wordless indictments of the industrial societies that create his subject matter—the increasingly ravaged earth. Get this from a library! The art of Frederick Sommer: photography, drawing, collage. [Frederick Sommer; Keith F Davis; Michael Torosian; April M Watson] -- "This book - published in the centenary of the artist's birth - chronicles the extraordinary life and work of Frederick Sommer (). One of the great masters and key innovators in the history.

    Torosian is a professional photographer and the Lumiere Press is focused on the great photographers. The books have texts written by Torosian and often including interviews with the subjects and high-quality reproductions of their work. Torosian designs the books, sets the type of the text and carries out the other steps in the book’s production. However, Torosian is not attempting to write a history of photography of the last century; rather, his books elaborate on the story of modernist photography. United in their overarching theme of the investigation of the nature of artistic photography by examining the work of exceptional individual practitioners, these books are, in essence.


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Michael Torosian, photographer by Carol Lowrey Download PDF EPUB FB2

Of 17 results for Books: Michael Torosian. Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Eligible for Free Shipping. The Art of Frederick Sommer: Photography, Drawing, Collage.

by Keith F. Davis, Michael Torosian, et al. | out of 5 stars 8. Hardcover. Michael Torosian has been a maker of fine books for years, and his involvement in the is one, assured quality.

It does not disappoint. If you care about photography, and want to make a discovery, buy this book.5/5(9). The book is The Ballad of Soames Bantry, an elegant celebration of the late American photographer Saul ’s an exquisite thing – hard-bound and hand-crafted.

Torosian wrote it. Perseverance paid off and he now has the stitching machine working. Michael uses a 19c Krause stamping and embossing press to close the stitch holes before gluing the book with a Potdevin gluing machine. Each book is a labour of love, with the topics chosen by Torosian.

Devoted exclusively to photography and working in the fine photographer book tradition, the books made by Canadian printer Michael Torosian are composed in lead, hand-printed and hand-bound. Over the years, these publications have been acquired by more than public institutions, including The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The International Photographer book of.

Michael Torosian is a partner in the Corporate Practice in the San Francisco office. Michael is outside general counsel to emerging companies and their investors and advisors at all stages, from formation and seed financing through development of the business and venture capital financings, through the liquidity event, Michael Torosian a sale of the company or an IPO, and life as a public company.

The work of Michael Torosian and Lumiere Press will be the subject of a major retrospective exhibition in at the University of Toronto’s Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library. “The exhibition will be a prominent and significant means of commemorating the acquisition, by the Fisher Library, of the Lumiere Press Archives.

I was introduced to this photographer by fellow large format shooter, Tom Paiva, who is understandably inspired by Burtynsky; Tom shoots industrial subjects at night.

I have this book and "Burtynsky - China", both of which contributed the still images to the *most excellent* DVD, "Manufactured Landscapes". If you like the book, get the DVD!Reviews: Lumiere Press is the private press of Michael Torosian. In the fine press tradition, the books are composed in lead, hand printed, and hand bound.

The publishing program is devoted exclusively to photography, and each book aspires in its concept, graphic design, and bookmaking craftsmanship to be the manifestation of its artistic content. With an essay by photo historian Keith F. Davis, exquisite reproductions of Sommer’s diverse works, and a detailed chronology of his life by April Watson, The Art of Frederick Sommer describesand documents the full extent of the artist’s achievement as a twentieth-century book is a revelation for scholars, artists, students, and everyone who admires and appreciates Reviews: 8.

Canadian photographer Michael Torosian purchased his first printing press in Through a conscious plan of learning, along with some helpful advice from Toronto’s private press community, Torosian taught himself the mechanics of book making and launched his publishing imprint Lumiere Press out of a studio in west Toronto.

This catalogue of a major retrospective of Burtynsky's work features essays by Lori Pauli, Kenneth Baker and Mark Haworth-Booth, as well as a wide-ranging interview with the artist by Michael Torosian.

The book includes 64 colour plates. From the book Saul Leiter: The Ballad of Soames Bantry by Michael Torosian, Published by Howard Greenberg Gallery and Lumiere Press Lumiere Press is pleased to announce the publication of The Ballad of Soames Bantry and Other Stories from the fabled life and New York years of photographer, painter and poet Saul Leiter by Michael Torosian based.

Introduction and Interview by Michael Torosian Since the inception of photography, the landscape has largely been a genre concerned with the contemplation of sublime nature.

By the late twentieth century, however, the seismic effects wrought by industry demanded a new vision. Along the walls are Torosian’s photographs from his first solo show “Sanctuary” held at the National Film Board Gallery in The 36 photographs demonstrate Torosian’s talent as a photographer and provide an obvious explanation for his ability to form a rapport with the photographers he interviewed for his books.

Spirit to Heal Journal of Prayer by Veruschka R. Biddle; Michael Torosian and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Life and work.

Heath was born in Philadelphia. He was inspired by Life magazine, most notably the article "Bad Boy's Story: An Unhappy Child Learns to Live at Peace with the World" by Life photographer Ralph Crane inand the book Photography is a Language by John R. Whiting. He was a mostly self-taught photographer.

He was drafted in and served in Korea, taking many photographs. It is Michael Torosian’s view that “Dave authentically was one of the few prodigies in the history of photography. Called “the most important book by a photographer in the s” by. Michael Torosian: Curriculum Vitae.

Selected One-Man Exhibitions The Lumiere Press Archives: Photography and the Fine Press. Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto. This handsome catalogue of the first major retrospective of Burtynsky’s work features essays by Lori Pauli, Kenneth Baker, and Mark Haworth-Booth, as well as a wide-ranging interview with the artist by Michael Torosian.

The book includes sixty-four color plates. New, the Intertype cost about $35, When Torosian bought it in he paid $1, because the technology is so outdated that many consider it worth only the price of scrap metal.

While most of the world eagerly embraces laser printing, and desktop publishing, Michael Torosian is enthralled with an older, low-tech lover: the handmade book.Michael Torosian, a surgical oncologist for 22 years, was named as one of the Best Doctors in America from to and specializes in male health and integrative Biophysics.

His wife, Dr. Veruschka Torosian is board-certified in 4 specialties with clinical experience in Mind Body Medicine, Natural & Nutritional Medicine and Anti Aging.Dave Heath: Korea Photographs [Dave Heath, Dave Heath, Michael Torosian] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Dave Heath: Korea Photographs /5(1).