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Colorado Wall Dogs: Ghost Signs Across the State By Laura Russell
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Colorado Wall Dogs showcases 54 photographs of vintage advertising signs called “ghost signs” that were painted on brick buildings from around 1880 to 1940. This book is Laura’s... More > effort to preserve and catalog this important part of Roadside Americana. While searching out and photographing these hand-painted signs Laura nicknamed the signs “wall dogs” in homage to the itinerant men who painted them. Her three-year effort to photograph ghost signs all over the state of Colorado was an incredible exploration of our graphic and architectural history. Be sure to click on the preview button to see a sampling of "wall dogs." Laura Russell is a photographer and book artist currently based in Portland, Oregon. Her work incorporates photographs of urban landscapes to tell a story about our culture and our communities. Museums, libraries and corporations collect her work. See her handbound artist books at www.LauraRussell.com.< Less
Lakeside: An American Icon By Laura Russell
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Lakeside Amusement Park in Denver was billed by ambitious investors in 1908 as the “Coney Island of the West.” This photographic artist book explores the timeless architecture, graphics,... More > neon and signage of this once-glorious, world-famous theme park. Visitors today are surrounded by art deco buildings bathed in neon, the original, but tired 1908 carousel, and abandoned rides that are skeletons of their former glory.< Less
Urban Decay By Laura Russell
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In Laura Russell’s hometown of Saginaw, Michigan, decades of poverty and the decline of the automotive business are creating an urban blight that is heartbreaking. Lost factory jobs lead to... More > lost homes as families struggle to survive. These homes become bank property then gang territory, then arson targets before finally succumbing to city bulldozers. In this moving, emotional book, photographs of burned out, boarded-up, homes—once proud family homes—are paired with Laura's original poetry about a once-vibrant neighborhood and the decay of the American dream. Urban Decay presents 30 photographs, all taken on one cold morning, in one small neighborhood—an area about seven blocks by three blocks. Two poems, introductory text and a map of the burned out houses accompany the photographs.< Less
Bless This House By Laura Russell
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In the summer of 2006, nearly 250 families received notice that their three adjoining mobile home parks in Beaverton, Oregon would be closed and demolished to make way for redevelopment. For two... More > years, photographer Laura Russell and writer Nicole Bowmer documented the stories of this community as lives were uprooted. Bless This House is a collection of landscape and portrait photographs, combined with the personal stories of the residents to create a revealing account of a community on the brink of extinction.< Less

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