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Camera Work

Camera Work

“This has to be the ‘must buy’ book of the decade—no photographic library will be complete without it.” — mono, London, United Kingdom
Price: 530.000 đ

Specifications

ISBN: 9783836544078
ISBN: 9783836544078
Publisher: taschen
Price (VNĐ): 530000
Pages: 552
Size: 14 x 19.5cm

About the book

Pioneers in photography as an art form

Highlights from Stieglitz’s legendary photo journal (1903–1917)

Photographer, writer, publisher, and curator Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946) was a visionary far ahead of his time. Around the turn of the 20th century, he founded thePhoto-Secession, a progressive movement concerned with advancing the creative possibilities of photography, and by 1903 began publishing Camera Work, an avant-garde magazine devoted to voicing the ideas, both in images and words, of the Photo-Secession. 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. This book brings together all photographs from the journal’s 50 issues.

About the author(s)

Texts by : Pam Roberts was Curator at the British Royal Photographic Society from 1982-2001. She lives in Bath
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