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Scoring in Heaven: Gravestones and Cemetery Art of the American Sunbelt States
Scoring in Heaven: Gravestones and Cemetery Art of the American Sunbelt States. Photographs by Lucinda Bunnen and Virginia WarrenSmith; Introduction by Susan Crane. An astonishing collection of over 200 photographs selected from over 13,000 taken in 677 cemeteries throughout the American South and Southwest. They show grave ornaments such as siXfoot Styrofoam Bugs Bunny; a ...more
Hardcover, 164 pages
Published March 1st 1991 by Aperture
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In early 1980, Lucinda Bunnen and Virginia Warren Smith left home on a mission. They wanted to record how survivors used graveyards to speak to the dead and those who visited the dead. As Susan Krane, curator of the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, says in the foreword, “Cemeteries are pieces of perpetual (and tantalizing) alienation, points of communion that are forever thwarted by silence.” Bunnen and Smith understand graveyards as the only place where some people can make their deepest feelings ...more