As a youth, strand studied under Lewis Hine and went on to draw acclaim from such illustrious sources as Alfred Stieglitz. Paul strand is one of those photographers who have established not just a body of work but a way of seeing. Purity, elegance and passion are the hallmarks of Strand's imagery. In this redesigned and expanded version of a classic aperture book, a leading historian on strand, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Brodsky Curator of Photographs, Peter Barberie, introduces the work and presents an image-by-image commentary, and curator of the major 2014 retrospective exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Alfred Stieglitz Center, along with an expanded chronology of the artist's life.
Henri Cartier-Bresson: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography SeriesAperture #ad - With this publication aperture presents an elegantly updated and refreshed edition of the classic Henri Cartier-Bresson volume in The Aperture Masters of Photography series. This redesigned and expanded version honors the selection of images from the original series, which Cartier-Bresson himself created with Delpire, encapsulating the spontaneity and intuition for which this legendary photographer is so celebrated.
Initially presented as the history of photography series in 1976, the first volume of The Masters of Photography series featured Cartier-Bresson and was edited by legendary French publisher Robert Delpire, who cofounded the series with Aperture's own Michael Hoffman. With an introduction by notable curator Clément Chéroux, this edition includes new, image-by-image commentary and a chronology of this influential and iconic artist's life.
Dorothea Lange: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography SeriesAperture #ad - Her powerful images--from migrant workers in California fleeing the "dustbowl, " to struggling Southern sharecroppers-- became icons of the era. Dorothea lange 1895-1965 documented rural poverty for the federal Resettlement Administration and Farm Security Administration from 1935 to 1939. This is the perfect introduction to one of the world's greatest photojournalists.
Practical photography, "from a review of the original edition. Aperture. Her 2009 book, "dorothea lange: A Life Beyond Limits, " won the Bancroft Prize. Lange's work defines an era of destitution and drought, and still resonates even now. Aperture. This book presents 42 of the greatest images from throughout Lange's career, including some of her work done abroad.
Dorothea Lange: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography Series #ad - She possessed the ability, as she put it, to photograph "things as they are" and through this her photographs give us "more about the subjects than just the faces. It is no wonder that Edward Steichen called her the greatest documentary photographer in the United States. Linda gordon contributes a new biographical essay and an image-by-image commentary to accompany a newly selected set of photographs.
A professor of humanities and history at New York University, she has written at length on Dorothea Lange. She later photographed japanese Americans in internment camps during World War II and traveled throughout Europe and Asia.
Berenice Abbott: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography SeriesAperture #ad - She later moved to france in the 1920s and worked for Ray in his portrait studio before setting out on her own. Aperture. Aperture. Moving back to new york at the end of the decade, she began her renowned "Changing New York" series later published as a book in 1939 and went on to become picture editor for Science Illustrated.
Berenice Abbott: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography Series #ad - An innovative documentary photographer, Abbott pioneered the depiction of scientific subject matter and photographed the fast-changing landscape of her times. In this redesigned and expanded version of a classic aperture book, and includes new, the work of Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 is introduced by historian Julia Van Haaften, image-by-image commentary and a chronology of this artist's life.
Abbott studied journalism for a year in Ohio before moving to New York in 1918 to study sculpture, where she met Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray. Her portraits captured many individuals associated with avant-garde art movements, including author James Joyce and artist Max Ernst.
Walker Evans: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography SeriesAperture #ad - Aperture. Thames hudson. His enduring appreciation for inanimate, rural churches, seemingly ordinary objects and the vernacular as subject matter is evident in his photographs of shop windows, billboards and architecture. The photography of walker evans 1903-75 is introduced in a new, redesigned and expanded edition of Aperture's classic book from its Masters of Photography series.
Much of evans' work from that period focused on three sharecropping families in southern Alabama, culminating in the revolutionary 1941 photobook Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, with text by James Agee. From 1935 to 1937, evans documented rural America during the Great Depression while working for the Farm Security Administration.
Walker Evans: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography Series #ad - Photography historian david campany contributes a new introduction and image commentary to this volume, which includes some of Evans' best known and loved photographs. Aperture. Evans helped define documentary photography and is considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. He captured the american experience from the late 1920s to the early 1970s with graceful articulation.
Alfred Stieglitz: Masters of Photography Series Aperture Masters of PhotographyAperture #ad - Alfred Stieglitz: Masters of Photography Series Aperture Masters of Photography #ad - As a photographer, editor, and gallery director Stieglitz was a powerful influence on photography and on American art in general. Aperture. As founder of the photo secession movement and editor of the influential Camera Work he eschewed the prevailing “artiness” of pictorialist photography, preferring clarity of vision and “crystallized awareness.
In galleries such as “291” and an American Place he showed and championed the work of modern artists from the US and Europe. Alfred stieglitz was one of the most important cultural forces in twentieth-century America. Thames hudson. Aperture.
Edward Weston: Masters of Photography Series Aperture Masters of PhotographyAperture #ad - A towering figure in twentieth-century photography, Edward Weston sought to lead viewers to “see through their eyes, not with them. His restless quest for beauty and the mystical presence behind it created a body of work unrivaled in the medium. Cravens's essay draws upon Weston's writings and recollections by sons, lovers and friends.
What emerges is the profile of “a thoroughly American genius--courageous, pure, troubled, unorthodox and utterly sure of its purpose. Aperture. Included are his early pictorialist images, industrial studies of Armco Steel, portraits from his Mexican period, the still lifes and landscapes of the 1930s and the sometimes acerbic images of the later years.
Edward Weston: Masters of Photography Series Aperture Masters of Photography #ad - Aperture. Used book in Good Condition. R. H. This book offers Weston masterpieces spanning more than four decades. Thames hudson.
Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca SalsburyKnopf #ad - Aperture. Observing their relationship led Salsbury to encourage new artistic possibilities for Strand and to rethink her own potential as an artist. When strand introduces salsbury to stieglitz and O'Keeffe, it is the first moment of a bond between the two couples that will last more than a decade and reverberate throughout their lives.
It is a turning point for o'keeffe, poised to make her entrance into the art scene--and for Rebecca Salsbury, the fiancée of Stieglitz's protégé at the time, Paul Strand. In the years that followed, O'Keeffe and Stieglitz became the preeminent couple in American modern art, spurring each other's creativity.
Thames hudson. Carolyn burke mines the correspondence of the foursome to reveal how each inspired, provoked, and unsettled the others while pursuing seminal modes of artistic innovation. Aperture. Used book in Good Condition. A captivating, pulled them apart, spirited account of the intense relationship among four artists whose strong personalities, passionate feelings, and aesthetic ideals drew them together, and profoundly influenced the very shape of twentieth-century art.
Foursome: Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paul Strand, Rebecca Salsbury #ad - New york, a series of nude portraits of the young georgia O'Keeffe, celebrates the success of his latest exhibition--the centerpiece, 1921: Alfred Stieglitz, the most influential figure in early twentieth-century photography, soon to be his wife. The result is a surprising, illuminating portrait of four extraordinary figures.
In fact, the least known of the four, it was Salsbury, who was the main thread that wove the two couples' lives together.
Alfred Stieglitz. Camera Work Bibliotheca UniversalisTASCHEN #ad - Aperture. Photographer, publisher, writer, and curator Alfred Stieglitz 1864–1946 was a visionary far ahead of his time. Used book in Good Condition. Thames hudson. Aperture. Taschen. This book brings together all photographs from the journal’s 50 issues. Camera work was the first photo journal whose focus was visual, rather than technical, and its illustrations were of the highest quality hand-pulled photogravure printed on Japanese tissue.
Alfred Stieglitz. Camera Work Bibliotheca Universalis #ad - Around the turn of the 20th century, he founded the photo-secession, both in images and words, an avant-garde magazine devoted to voicing the ideas, and by 1903 began publishing Camera Work, a progressive movement concerned with advancing the creative possibilities of photography, of the Photo-Secession.
The Photographer's EyeThe Museum of Modern Art, New York #ad - Taschen. Szarkowski's compact text eloquently complements skillfully selected and sequenced groupings of 172 photographs drawn from the entire history and range of the medium. The photographer's eye by John Szarkowski is a twentieth-century classic--an indispensable introduction to the visual language of photography.
Celebrated works by such masters as cartier-bresson, Strand, Evans, Steichen, and Weston are juxtaposed with vernacular documents and even amateur snapshots to analyze the fundamental challenges and opportunities that all photographers have faced. Used book in Good Condition. It is now available again to a new generation of photographers and lovers of photography in this duotone printing that closely follows the original.
The Photographer's Eye #ad - . Aperture. Szarkowski, the legendary curator who worked at the Museum from 1962 to 1991, has published many influential books. Thames hudson. News & world report put it in 1990--"whether Americans know it or not, " his thinking about photography "has become our thinking about photography. Aperture. Based on a landmark exhibition at the museum of Modern Art in 1964, and originally published in 1966, the book has long been out of print.
But none more radically and succinctly demonstrates why--as U.