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In her captivating new book, artist and avid beachcomber Josie Iselin returns to the seashore to reveal the unexpected beauty of seaweed. Produced on a flatbed scanner, Iselins vibrant portraits of ocean flora reveal the exquisite color and extraordinary forms of more than 200 specimens gathered from tidal pools along the California and Maine coasts. Her engaging text, which accompanies the images, blends personal observation and philosophical musings with scientific fact. Like her previous books, An Ocean Garden: The Secret Life of Seaweed is a poetic and compelling tribute to the natural world and the wonder it evokes.

About the Author

Josie Iselin is a photographer, writer, and book designer with six previous books to her credit, including Beach Stones, Heart Stones, and Beach: A Book of Treasure. She holds a B.A. in Visual and Environmental Studies from Harvard University and an M.F.A. from San Francisco State University. She shows her artwork regularly at galleries and museums throughout the United States. Her work is on view at www.josieiselin.com. She lives and works in San Francisco, where she walks the beach often.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781419711701
Author:
Iselin, Josie
Publisher:
ABRAMS
Edition Description:
Hardcover w/Dust Jacket
Publication Date:
20140331
Binding:
HARDCOVER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
100 full-color illustrations
Pages:
144
Dimensions:
7 x 7 in

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