Edward Weston is considered one of the key pioneers of modern photography. Along with his circle of friends Ansel Adams, Imogen Cunningham and Dorethea Lange, Edward Weston would develop a modern aesthetic and shape American photography in the 20th Century.
Now age 90, Charis Wilson recounts her years with Weston with great humor, candor, and some regret. Combining insight from leading scholars, rare archival images, and convincingly authentic reenactments, Eloquent Nude presents a remarkable true story of love and loss, travel and adventure, and an intimate look at the making of Modern photography. Based on the Memior, Through Another Lens".
DELUXE EDITION - Eloquent Nude -- The Love and Legacy of Edward Weston & Charis Wilson. Includes bonus featurette and the Director's 20-minute "The Making of Eloquent Nude".
It's that same feeling you get looking at an old photograph, seeing a moment forever lost and eternally present. That's the love story of Eloquent Nude.
--The Willamette Week
She was beautiful, smart, and searching. He was an emerging genius in the world of photography. When they met, they fell instantly in love. Setting off across the West with camera and typewriter in the depths of the Great Depression, Charis Wilson and Edward Weston transformed photography, and each other.
Of the thousands of images Weston left in his lifetime, many are of Charis Wilson. In Charis, Edward would find a model, a muse, and collaborator to see him through the most productive years of his creative career. In Edward, Charis would find acceptance, freedom of expression and a love that would forever change her perception of self.
- The Making of Eloquent Nude
- Little House, Big Mood
- The Project Prints
- Charis and Edward's West
- Pioneer Photographer Edward Weston
- Special Features - Deluxe Edition DVD
- Director's 20 Minute "Making of Eloquent Nude
- Sealed - NEW - Limited Edition
Rare archival images & background