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作者 Leshko, Isa, 1971- author, photographer
書名 Allowed to grow old : portraits of elderly animals from farm sanctuaries / Isa Leshko ; photographs by Isa Leshko ; foreword by Sy Montgomery ; essays by Gene Baur and Anne Wilkes Tucker
出版項 Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2019
©2019
國際標準書號 9780226391373 (hardback)
022639137X
9780226391403 (e-book)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 人社中心  HV4757 L47 2019    在架上    30560400660707
說明 xiii, 126 pages : illustrations ; 27 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
附註 Includes bibliographical references
Animal stories / by Isa Leshko -- What farm sanctuaries teach us / by Gene Baur -- Empathy that became advocacy / by Anne Wilkes Tucker
There's nothing quite like a relationship with an aged pet-a dog or cat who has been at our side for years, forming an ineffable bond. Pampered pets, however, are a rarity among animals who have been domesticated. Farm animals, for example, are usually slaughtered before their first birthday. We never stop to think about it, but the typical images we see of cows, chickens, pigs, and the like are of young animals. What would we see if they were allowed to grow old? Isa Leshko shows us, brilliantly, with this collection of portraits. To create these portraits, she spent hours with her subjects, gaining their trust and putting them at ease. The resulting images reveal the unique personality of each animal. It's impossible to look away from the animals in these images as they unforgettably meet our gaze, simultaneously calm and challenging. In these photographs we see the cumulative effects of the hardships of industrialized farm life, but also the healing that time can bring, and the dignity that can emerge when farm animals are allowed to age on their own terms. Each portrait is accompanied by a brief biographical note about its subject, and the book is rounded out with essays that explore the history of animal photography, the place of beauty in activist art, and much more. Open this book to any page. Meet Teresa, a thirteen-year-old Yorkshire Pig, or Melvin, an eleven-year-old Angora Goat, or Tom, a seven-year-old Broad Breasted White Turkey. You'll never forget them. -- Provided by publisher
主題 Domestic animals -- Pictorial works
Animal sanctuaries -- United States
Domestic animals -- United States -- Biography
Animal rights
Animal rights. fast (OCoLC)fst00809364
Animal sanctuaries. fast (OCoLC)fst00809385
Domestic animals. fast (OCoLC)fst00896543
United States. fast (OCoLC)fst01204155
Biography. fast (OCoLC)fst01423686
Pictorial works. fast (OCoLC)fst01423874
Alt Author Montgomery, Sy, writer of foreword
Baur, Gene, author
Tucker, Anne, author
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