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Anne Brigman The Photographer of Enchantment
ISBN: HB: 9780300249941, Yale University Press, June 2020
248 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 60 colour illus., 96 black&white illus.
In the first book devoted to Anne Brigman (1869-1950), Kathleen Pyne traces the groundbreaking photographer's life from Hawai'i to the Sierra and elsewhere in California, revealing how her photographs emerged from her experience of local place and cu...
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Making Strange The Modernist Photobook in France
ISBN: HB: 9780300246186, Yale University Press, May 2020
224 pp., 27.9x21.5 cm, 120 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
France experienced a golden age of photobook production from the late 1920s through the 1950s. Avant-garde experiments in photography, text, design, and printing, within the context of a growing modernist publishing scene, contributed to an outpourin...
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Modern Look Photography and the American Magazine
ISBN: HB: 9780300247190, Yale University Press, May 2020
192 pp., 30.4x23.8 cm, 155 colour and black&white illus.
This dynamic study examines the intersection of modernist photography and American commercial graphic design between 1930 and 1960. Avant-garde strategies in photography and design reached the United States via European emigres, including Bauhaus art...
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Life Magazine and the Power of Photography
ISBN: HB: 9780300250886, Yale University Press, March 2020
336 pp., 31.7x22.2 cm, 250 colour and black&white illus.
From the Great Depression to the Vietnam War, the vast majority of the photographs printed and consumed in the United States appeared on the pages of illustrated magazines. Offering an in-depth look at the photography featured in Life magazine throug...
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Photography's Last Century The Ann Tenenbaum and Thomas H. Lee Collection
ISBN: HB: 9781588397089, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, March 2020
184 pp., 27.9x23.4 cm, 134 colour illus.
Beginning with Paul Strand's landmark "From the Viaduct" in 1916 and continuing through the present day, "Photography's Last Century" examines defining moments in the history of the medium. Featuring nearly 100 masterworks, it includes both rare and...
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Dawoud Bey Two American Projects
ISBN: HB: 9780300248500, Yale University Press, February 2020
128 pp., 27.9x24.7 cm, 32 duotones, 25 tritones, and 29 colour illus.
Dawoud Bey (b. 1953) is an American photographer best known for his large-scale portraits of underrepresented subjects and for his commitment to fostering dialogue about contemporary social and political topics. Bey has also found inspiration in the...
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Making a Photographer The Early Work of Ansel Adams
ISBN: HB: 9780300243949, Yale University Press, February 2020
288 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 175 colour illus.
One of the most influential photographers of his generation, Ansel Adams (1902-1984) is famous for his dramatic photographs of the American West. Although many of Adams's images are now iconic, his early work has remained largely unknown. In this fir...
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Proof Photography in the Era of the Contact Sheet from the Collection of Mark Schwartz + Bettina Katz
ISBN: HB: 9780300250077, Yale University Press, February 2020
272 pp., 31.7x24.8 cm, 210 colour and black&white illus.
This handsome volume offers an innovative perspective on the artistic processes of some of the most influential photographers of the 20th century. For decades before the advent of digital technology, the proof sheet or contact sheet was vital to the...
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Golden Prospects Daguerreotypes of the California Gold Rush
ISBN: HB: 9780300246216, Yale University Press, November 2019
168 pp., 27.9x27.9 cm, 172 colour and black&white illus.
The California gold rush was the first major event in American history to be documented in depth by photography. This fascinating volume offers a fresh, comprehensive, and critical look at the people, places, and culture of that historical episode as...
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Apollo's Muse The Moon in the Age of Photography
ISBN: HB: 9781588396846, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, July 2019
192 pp., 22.9x22.9 cm, 150 colour and black&white illus.
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, "Apollo's Muse" honors the rich history of photographic representations of the moon, from rarely seen early daguerreotypes to contemporary video art. Engaging and accessible, the book explore...
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