Birney Imes III
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Birney Imes III by Birney Imes

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Published by Distributed by Blue Sky Gallery .
Written in English


  • African Americans,
  • Mississippi,
  • Pictorial works,
  • Social life and customs

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatUnknown Binding
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL11477184M
ISBN 100931194040
ISBN 109780931194047

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There Birney Imes introduces the viewer to, as one writer put it, “the characters and locales that linger in the margins of Southern memory and culture.” Birney Imes’ photography has been collected in three books: Juke Joint, Whispering Pines and Partial to Home, and has been exhibited in solo shows in the United States and Europe. In this spectacular album of full-color photographs Birney Imes reveals a previously unexplored domain: the black juke joints of the Mississippi Delta. Imes transforms this phenomenon of Delta cultural life into something rich and strange. Introduced by Richard Range: $ - $ Vinton Birney Imes III is a photographer whose endeavors have included commercial and studio photography and photojournalism. He is a self-taught artist who depicts the people, places, and landscapes of rural Mississippi. Museum collections in the United States and France contain his photographs. From coast to coast, galleries and museums have exhibited his pictures. His [ ]. Birney Imes. Rating details 9 ratings 0 reviews This book presents for the first time a selection of Imes's elegant, formally balanced black-and-white images, recorded over nearly twenty years, of local people, river baptisms, black baseball teams, backyards, and front porches of his native Mississippi. Books by Birney Imes/5(9).

Birney Imes, an American photographer and author, was born in in Columbus, Miss. A self-taught photographer, Imes has received two Individual Artist Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and two Photography awards from the Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters in and Juke Joint: Photographs by Birney Imes, Richard Ford In this famed collection of full-color photographs, Birney Imes reveals a previously unexplored and now nearly vanished domain, the black juke joints of the Mississippi Delta. Imes's work transforms these common gathering places in Delta cultural life into something rich and strange. The evocative Mississippi place names in Imes's.   After Imes Sr. died in , his son and namesake, Birney Imes Jr., took over as editor and publisher, running the paper for almost 50 years. Imes III .   If so, then this is your book. I worked for photographer Birney Imes for one year in Columbus, Mississippi. I was a reporter for his family newspaper. I got a chance to live in the area where Whispering Pines is located and get a feel for Imes's hometown, which is 5/5(2).

Birney Imes is the author of Juke Joint ( avg rating, 42 ratings, 8 reviews, published ), Whispering Pines ( avg rating, 9 ratings, 0 reviews /5(8). For more than 20 years in the s and 80s, Birney Imes roamed the countryside of his native Mississippi photographing the people and places he encountered along the way. Working in both black and white and color, Imes' photographs take viewers inside juke joints and dilapidated restaurants scattered across that landscape. There he introduces the viewer, as one writer put it, "to the strange.   Birney Imes III is the immediate past publisher of The Dispatch. Dispatch-sponsored Imagination Library provides a free book each month to Lowndes County children under the age of 5. Birney Imes III Rock and Willie, Lowndes County, Mississippi Birney Imes III Deacon Robinson, Lowndes County, Mississippi Birney Imes III King Club, Glendora, Mississippi Show more results Last» Licensing. If you would like to reproduce an image of a work of art in MoMA’s.