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Robert Polidori: Parcours Muséologique Revisité


In Parcours Muséologique Revisité Robert Polidori delivers a sublime photographic tract on architectural revisionism by charting the decades-long conservation project at Versailles. One of the world's largest palaces, and a symbol of absolute monarchy in France, Versailles is a supremely apropos building through which to address matters of revisionism, having been subjected to four building campaigns (between 1664 and 1697) by Louis XIV alone, and several modifications since.
So what does restoring a room really entail? Does restoration intend the precise recreation of what once was? And if so, how much "creativity" goes into determining a room's original condition? The curatorial decisions steering this project inevitably betray political and aesthetic affiliations that have morphed over the course of the restoration, and Polidori has been in attendance to record them. Photographed over a period of 25 years, the ever-evolving phases of Versaille's grandeur are here laid bare for the reader to decode and admire.
Robert Polidori was born in Montreal in 1951 and lives in New York City. His work has been shown in Paris, Brasília, New York, Los Angeles and Minneapolis among many other places. A staff photographer for the New Yorker, Polidori has received numerous honors, including a World Press Award for his coverage of the construction of the Getty Museum and two Alfred Eisenstaedt Awards for his work in Havana and Brasilia. His bestselling books Havana, Zones of Exclusion: Pripyat and Chernobyl and After the Flood are published by Steidl.
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Robert Polidori: Synchrony and Diachrony

ROBERT POLIDORI: SYNCHRONY AND DIACHRONY

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ISBN: 9783958291843 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 11/22/2016
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Robert Polidori: 60 Feet Road

ROBERT POLIDORI: 60 FEET ROAD

Text by Robert Polidori.

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ISBN: 9783958291119 | US $125.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Marc Ferrez & Robert Polidori: Rio

MARC FERREZ & ROBERT POLIDORI: RIO

Edited by Sergio Burgi, Mariana Newlands. Text by Shelley Rice, Angela Alonso, Ana Luiza Nobre, Robert Polidori, Sergio Burgi.

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ISBN: 9783869309101 | US $100.00

Pub Date: 7/28/2015
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Robert Polidori: Chronophagia

ROBERT POLIDORI: CHRONOPHAGIA

Text by David Dorenbaum, Robert Polidori.

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ISBN: 9783869306988 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 11/30/2014
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Robert Polidori: Eye and I

ROBERT POLIDORI: EYE AND I

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ISBN: 9783869305929 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2014
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Robert Polidori: Parcours Muséologique Revisité

ROBERT POLIDORI: PARCOURS MUSéOLOGIQUE REVISITé

STEIDL PHOTOGRAPHY INTERNATIONAL

ISBN: 9783865217028 | US $150.00

Pub Date: 10/31/2009
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Robert Polidori: After the Flood

ROBERT POLIDORI: AFTER THE FLOOD

Introduction by Jeff L. Rosenheim.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783865212771 | US $125.00

Pub Date: 11/15/2006
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Robert Polidori's Metropolis

ROBERT POLIDORI'S METROPOLIS

With Martin C. Pedersen and Criswell Lappin.

METROPOLIS BOOKS

ISBN: 9781891024986 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 11/2/2004
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