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René Burri Photographs

René Burri Photographs

A career retrospective of one of the greatest 20th-century photographers .
Price: 3.492.000 đ

Specifications

ISBN: 9780714843155
ISBN: 9780714843155
Authors: Hans-Michael Koetzle
Publisher: Phaidon
Price (VNĐ): 3,492,000
Pages: 448
Size: 300 x 230 mm

Overview

  • The first published career retrospective on Swiss-born René Burri (b.1933), a giant of 20th century photography
  • A pioneering documentation of many of the major political events and key personalities of the last 50 years
  • Includes iconic images of some of the major cultural figures of the 20th century: Picasso, Le Corbusier, Giacometti and Barragán
  • Edited in collaboration with Burri, each image is accompanied by a detailed caption
  • Represents the breadth of Burri's travels around the world, from post-World War II Europe to Cuba, Vietnam and the Middle East

About the book

René Burri Photographs comprises the culmination of years of scholarly research by distinguished writer Hans Michael Koetzle into Burri's important contribution to reportage photography, resulting in an incisive introduction, a series of in-depth essays at the beginning of each chapter and in extended captions that accompany each image. The book is designed by prominent Swiss graphic designer Werner Jeker of ADN Design, Lausanne.

About the author(s)

Hans-Michael Koetzle is a writer, photography critic and curator of several internationally acclaimed exhibitions. He is also the editor in chief of the award-winning magazine Leica World, and the author of numerous books and articles on the history and aesthetics of photography. Koetzle currently lives and works in Munich.
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