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The Horse Is Good

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The nobility and pure poetry of horses is celebrated in the exquisite color and black and white photographs of Viggo Mortensen, who thoughtfully explores their roles as partners, teachers, and fellow travelers, asking no favors and returning respect for respect. Featuring photographs from Mortensen's extensive international travels, the images range from sharply colorful c ...more
Paperback, 84 pages
Published April 1st 2007 by Perceval Press (first published March 2004)
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Henrik
Feb 25, 2013 Henrik rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Birthday present from my wife and daughter, 2013. Read in january 2013. I like these ethereal photographs, and enjoy Viggo Mortensen's artistic approach.
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Dec 25, 2011 Julie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Beautiful & ethereal. Having taken some photography classes, I can really appreciate the art of these photographs. No words are needed, none are given.
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Lots of blurry photos... like what you used to get when you got to the end of your camera film. But it's art though!
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Viggo Peter Mortensen, Jr. is a Golden Globe- and Academy Award-nominated Danish American theater and movie actor, poet, musician, photographer and painter.

He is perhaps best known for his roles as Aragorn in Peter Jackson's The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, Frank T. Hopkins in Hidalgo, David Shaw in A Perfect Murder, Tom Stall in David Cronenberg's A History of Violence and as Nikolai Luzhin in
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