Ewa Ledochowicz - Books by      publishers
Academic and non-fiction books
Publishers’ Eastern and Central European Representative
Icons of Style A Century of Fashion Photography
ISBN: HB: 9781606065587, Getty Publications, July 2018
368 pp., 24.1x30.5 cm, 176 colour illus., 147 duotone illus.
In 1911 the French couturier Paul Poiret challenged Edward Steichen to create the first artistic, rather than merely documentary, fashion photographs, a moment that is now considered to be a turning point in the history of fashion photography. As fas...
HB: £50,00
Paper Promises Early American Photography
ISBN: HB: 9781606065495, Getty Publications, March 2018
224 pp., 24.7x28.6 cm, 187 colour illus., 20 black&white illus.
Scholarship on photography's earliest years has tended to focus on daguerreotypes on metal or on the European development of paper photographs made from glass or paper negative. But Americans also experimented with negative-positive processes to prod...
HB: £40,00
Photography and Sculpture The Art Object in Reproduction
ISBN: PB: 9781606065341, Getty Publications, December 2017
328 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
Ever since the mid-nineteenth century, when the new medium of photography was pressed into service to illustrate sculpture, photographs of sculptural objects have directed viewers as to what, in the course of ambling around a sculpture, was the singl...
PB: £35,00
Photographic The Life of Graciela Iturbide
ISBN: HB: 9781947440005, Getty Publications, October 2017
96 pp., 17.9x23.6 cm, 25 duotone photos, 67 black&white illus.
Graciela Iturbide was born in Mexico City in 1942, the oldest of thirteen children. When tragedy strikes Iturbide as a young mother, she turns to photography for solace and understanding. From then on Iturbide embarks on a photographic journey that t...
HB: £15,95
Photography in Argentina Contradiction and Continuity
ISBN: HB: 9781606065327, Getty Publications, September 2017
332 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
From its independence in 1810 until the economic crisis of 2001, Argentina has been seen, in the national and international collective imaginary, as a modern country with a powerful economic system, a massive European immigrant population, an especia...
HB: £45,00
First Exposures Writings from the Beginning of Photography
ISBN: PB: 9781606065242, Getty Publications, August 2017
520 pp., 15x25 cm, 53 black&white illus.
An exact date for the invention of photography is evasive. Scientists and amateurs alike were working on a variety of photographic processes for much of the early nineteenth century. Thus most historians refer to the year 1839 as the first year of ph...
PB: £55,00
Revolution and Ritual The Photographs of Sara Castrejon, Graciela Iturbide, and Tatiana Parcero
ISBN: PB: 9781606065457, Getty Publications, August 2017
190 pp., 15x25 cm, illus.
This richly illustrated catalogue features photographs by three Mexican women, each representing a different generation, who have explored and transform notions of Mexican identity in works that range from the documentary to the poetic. Revolution an...
PB: £22,50
Thomas Annan Photographer of Glasgow
ISBN: HB: 9781606065235, Getty Publications, May 2017
216 pp., 24.1x29.2 cm, 198 colour illus.
Thomas Annan (1829-1887) was the preeminent photographer of Glasgow in the mid-nineteenth century, a period when the rise in industry and population dramatically altered the landscape of the "second city" of the British Empire. Often working in conju...
HB: £35,00
North of Dixie Civil Rights Photography Beyond the South
ISBN: HB: 9781606065051, Getty Publications, October 2016
160 pp., 15x25 cm, 100 black&white illus.
The history of the civil rights movement is commonly illustrated with well-known photographs from Birmingham, Montgomery, and Selma-leaving the visual story of the movement outside the South remaining to be told. In North of Dixie, historian Mark Spe...
HB: £30,00
Real/Ideal Photography in Mid-Nineteenth-Century France
ISBN: HB: 9781606065105, Getty Publications, September 2016
240 pp., 24.8x29.6 cm, 212 colour illus.
In the years following the invention of photography in 1839, practitioners in France gave shape to this intriguing new medium through experimental printing techniques and innovative compositions. The rich body of work they developed proved foundation...
HB: £45,00