Postage and Packing Free - Figureheads crosses landscape photography with stark still-life figures.
Publication date: June 2006
Paperback 243 x 287 mm full colour
Liz Nicol explores journey and identity through an intriguing dialogue with her past. Several of the images used in this figurehead series were taken whilst on family holidays, with examples coming from the collection of celebrated merchant figureheads onboard the historic Clipper ship 'Cutty Sark' at Greenwich in London, The Tresco collection down on the Isles of Scilly Cornwall, to the Musee de la Marine in Paris, and on to the Mystic Seaport Museum in the USA, each one chosen to enhance the dramatic appearance of the other, a remarkable insight into a fascinating subject, Liz Nicol's 'Figureheads' makes a welcome addition to the collection of anyone interested in the subject of contemporary British Photography and Ships Figureheads.