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Disfarmer

Mike Disfarmer

Disfarmer

the vintage prints

by Mike Disfarmer

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Published by Edwynn Houk Gallery, powerHouse Books in N[ew] Y[ork] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Disfarmer, Mike, -- 1884-1959 -- Exhibitions.,
  • Portrait photography -- Arkansas -- Heber Springs -- Exhibitions.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesVintage prints.
    StatementEdwynn Houk, ... [et al.]
    GenreExhibitions.
    ContributionsHouk, Edwynn., Edwynn Houk Gallery.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR680 .D57 2005, TR680 .D57 2005
    The Physical Object
    Pagination234 p. :
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18250599M
    ISBN 101576873048
    LC Control Number2005929961

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    Mike Disfarmer ( - ) American Biography. Michael Disfarmer was a small-town portrait photographer whose negatives came to national attention in , when Julia Scully published them in Modern Photography. Scully had learned of them from Peter Miller, an Arkansas newspaper editor, who had received a few of Disfarmer's glass-plate. Mike Disfarmer is a true American eccentric. Born Mike Meyer, he changed his name to distance himself from both the surrounding farming community of his native Arkansas and from his own kinfolk-claiming that a tornado had accidentally blown him onto the Meyer family farm as a baby. The son of a German-born Union soldier in the heart of the South, Disfarmer was an agnostic from Lutheran stock.

    A portrait photographer in Heber Springs (Cleburne County), Mike Disfarmer’s invaluable contribution to photography and the documentation of rural America went unnoticed until , fourteen years after his death. This eccentric man’s work, which later garnered national attention, captures with stark realism the people in and around Heber Springs in the early to mids. Disfarmer: Man Behind the Camera. 47 likes. Biography of Mike Disfarmer, the famous, reclusive photographer who took portrait photos in Heber Springs, Arkansas from till his death in Followers:


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Disfarmer by Mike Disfarmer Download PDF EPUB FB2

If you have any interest in the photography of Disfarmer or the story of his photos than this is a must-have book. This showcases the prints that Disfarmer made himself while he was alive. These vintage prints show us what he intended with his images.

The production is first rate and this is a 5/5(5). The photos Disfarmer book from unsettling to very appealing. Disfarmer had a unique style and the memories of those who knew him - or discovered him - add a special dimension to this documentary. I urge you to watch it while you have the chance.

For more information about Disfarmer, check out the book Disfarmer: The Vintage Prints. Arkansas photographer Mike Disfarmer set up a studio in Heber Springs and took black and white photographs of the people in this southern rural American town during the 's.

View these haunting family portraits. Order and buy some prints. Best Photography Book ofThe New York Times Book Review. Mike Disfarmer is a true American eccentric.

Born Mike Meyer, he changed his name to distance himself from both the surrounding farming community of his native Arkansas and from his own kinfolk—claiming that a tornado had accidentally blown him onto the Meyer family farm as a baby.

Disfarmer's portraiture documents an important era in America, as told from his small studio in Heber Springs, Arkansas. There is a gothic, timeless beauty in the awkward poses he captures from the people Disfarmer book wandered in/5. Disfarmer: Man Behind the Camera (Paperback or Softback) by Davis, Kim O.

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Free shipping for many products!5/5(1). Mike Disfarmer (–) was an American photographer whose portraits of everyday people in rural Arkansas became regarded as art some years after his death.

Biography. Born Mike Meyer in Indiana, he moved with his family to Arkansas in He changed his surname to "Disfarmer" possibly to break with his family's agrarian roots, the first. View and order limited edition archival quality black and white art photos, prints by Arkansas artist and photographer, Mike Disfarmer.

More than black and white photograph portraits to select from. A new book on SKG artist Mike Disfarmer has been published. The book, "Disfarmer: Man Behind the Camera,” written by Kim Davis, is available for purchase at the Museum of the Arkansas Grand Prairie and on Amazon.

Download PDF   The book of Disfarmer's portrait-studio images is beautiful in its presentationcontact prints are reproduced on all-black pages. It is a new book that adds new images to those familiar from the now long-out-of-print Disfarmer (), though the essay from that book is included : $ Becoming Disfarmer uses a compelling sequence of over images to tell the story of Mike Disfarmer's vernacular portraiture and its transformation into art.

This monograph features his vintage prints along with a selection of enlargements made from his negatives in the s, through which his work first became known. Disfarmer's postcard-size vintage photographs are reproduced in full color. The cultural institute in São Paulo, Brazil is producing a book about the Brazilian photographer Chichico Alkimim and would like to use a portrait by Mike Disfarmer along with a text explaining Alkimim's work, which is mostly portraits as well.

This is the photo they chose, and they are hoping to. The Disfarmer Project is dedicated to preserving the legacy of the great American portrait photographer Mike Disfarmer ().

Please browse our website for images, exhibition and publication news and information about the project. We are grateful for the ongoing support from the community of Heber Springs, Arkansas, for this historical reclamation project.

Looking for a book by Mike Disfarmer. Mike Disfarmer wrote Disfarmer: The Heber Springs portraits, Disfarmer photographs from Peter Miller, The Group, inc, which can be purchased at a lower price at   This is a biography of Mike Disfarmer, the internationally famous portrait photographer from Heber Springs, Arkansas.

Disfarmer died in relative obscurity in at the age of 75 in a small town in Arkansas. His timeless photographs can now be found in 5/5(1). Disfarmer Rediscovered By Michael P. Mattis, from the book Disfarmer, The Vintage Prints The legend of Mike Disfarmer has intrigued the photographic community for nearly thirty years.

The bizarre story of a hermit-like Arkansas studio photographer named Mike Meyer legally changing his name to. Disfarmer is the 21st album by Bill Frisell to be released on the Nonesuch label.

It features music written to accompany a retrospective of photographs taken by Mike Disfarmer. Reception. The Allmusic review by Thom Jurek awarded the album 4 stars, stating, "the players are all excellent, but nobody here, not even Frisell, shines.

Still, it is Genre: Folk jazz, New Acoustic, Americana. He’s the man who called himself Mike Disfarmer, though that’s not the name he was born with in Indiana in the s. (His exact birth year is just one of the many mysteries involving his life.) He was born Mike Meyer, but later claimed that he was a kind of foundling, having been deposited on the Meyer family doorstep by a tornado.

Disfarmer - Mike Disfarmer was a portraitist based in the Heber Springs, AK, during the tumultuous years of Great Depression through WW II. This legendary recluse and renowned curmudgeon legally. Synopsis This is a landmark photography book presenting the never-before-seen original vintage prints from the enigmatic and eccentric portrait artist Disfarmer.

Mike Disfarmer is a true American eccentric. Born Mike Meyer, he changed his name to distance himself from both the surrounding /5(8).Original Disfarmer Photographs is the first publication presenting the vintage prints of Mike Disfarmer (), one of America's greatest portraitists.

For a half century Disfarmer was the people's photographer of Heber Springs, Arkansas.5/5(6).Disfarmer was an outsider artist who became famous for his Depression-era photographs of families, farmers, and individuals around his hometown of Heber Springs, AR. This is set by Bill Frisell is the score commissioned by the Wexner Center for the Arts to accompany a retrospective of the artist's work.8/