Tree and leaves, Amon Carter Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, 2003.
"In the midst of dozens of photography and filmmaking projects, Jack Parsons has taken pictures of all kinds of things. Just recently, as he culled images from his collection of thousands of slides for a new book, Iluminaciones, his 17th..."
—Paul Weideman, Pasatiempo (click to read the full interview)
"What Jack Parsons has learned from a life of photographing the ordinary and extraordinary in our daily environment he now passes on to us in Iluminaciones. This is a quietly beautiful book full of revelations for those who share his faith that images can teach us the world."
—Lucy R. Lippard, author of Undermining: A Wild Ride through Land Use, Politics and Art in the Changing West
"Framed and recorded in time, in luminous depth beyond their surfaces, Parsons's photographs reveal inscapes, with more to say than can be spoken."
—Godfrey Reggio, Director of Koyaanisquatsi