Finding Beauty in Cleveland’s Historic Lake View Cemetery
– Photo District News‘ Photo of the Day, February 24, 2015
Cleveland’s Legendary Lake View Cemetery Celebrated in
New Photography Book by Barney Taxel
– Cleveland Plain Dealer Article, October 26, 2014
“The result is a poetic and powerful look at the sprawling cemetery that is home to many of Cleveland’s
most famous residents, from John D. Rockefeller and President James A. Garfield to slain baseball player
Ray Chapman and Cleveland Clinic co-founder George Washington Crile.”
– Laura DeMarco
The Lake View Cemetery: Photographs from Cleveland’s Historic Landmark, by Barney Taxel
– Check out the WCLV interview with Barney Taxel and Lake View Cemetery CEO, Kathy Goss. October 20, 2014
“Barney’s book is resplendent of the innate natural charm of Lake View Cemetery, showing broad horizons,
the undulating terrain, horticulture and nature, monuments, scuptures and architecture, as well as special
close-up scenes of even acorns on a gravestone. The book embodies the essence of Lake View.“
– Katharine Goss
“If you don’t have a coffee table,
go out and buy one and put this
book on it.” – Jacqueline Gerber
Barney & Laura Taxel’s new book celebrates the cemetery’s natural and man-made beauty.
-Listen to Barney & Laura take a walk through the cemetery with WKSU’s Vivian Goodman.
“The architecture, horticulture, and sculpture of the cemetery may be a photographer’s dream, but she finds other sensory pleasures, like the lake breeze brushing our cheeks, and whistling through the trees. “The sound of Lake View,” she calls it. “The sound of quiet.”
– Vivian Goodman on Laura Taxel
New Book by the Taxels Explores the Many Views of Lake View Cemetery
A fantastic review by Sheehan Hannan for the Heights Observer.
“Turning the book’s pages is much like
an exploration of the Cemetery itself –
at times brooding, at others joyful and
occasionally sobering.” – Sheehan Hannan
Coffee and a Cemetery Coffee Table Book with Barney Taxel
Sam Fryberger of the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage interviews Barney about the Lake View Cemetery Book.
Photographer Barney Taxel: Vision, Place, Heart & Journey
An interview with Barney by arts and culture blog, Whopperjaw.net.
New Book Illustrates History of Lake View Cemetery, ‘a record of our time as it passes’
Check out this great article about the book by Karen Connelly of Fresh Water Cleveland!