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Mark Holborn
PowerHouse Books, 2002 - Photography - 82 pages
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Eric Payson has created a thoroughly terrific book - an eye view of a young girls' softball team that is at once intimate and revealing...and at the same time evokes the grace, beauty, frustration and elation of any athletic endeavor. It is a striking achievement to be treasured by anyone who appreciates brilliant photography and anyone who loves sports' - Pulitzer Prize-winning historian and author, Doris Kearns Goodwin 'Payson has captured the...dynamics of the group and the isolation of the individual' - R. Sobiezek Illustrated with 59 full-colour and 7 b/w photos.'

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Photographer Payson's first book is a collection of 59 full-page photographs (50 in color) of a girls' softball team, the Bobcats, that plays in Tucson. There are no captions; the only text is a two ... Read full review


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About the author (2002)

Eric Payson is a photographer and performance artist. Solo exhibitions of his photographs have been mounted at Galerie Bodo Niemann, Berlin and Rene Fotouhl Fine Art. East Hampton, New York, Payson's trilogy of powerHouse Books include Ghostplay, Gladiators, and Bobcats (2005, 2004, and 2002, respectively). He lives in New York.

Sobieszek is a Curator of Photography at the Los Angeles Country Museum of Art.

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