50 Photographers You Should Know

50 Photographers You Should Know

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Synopsis

This dynamic introduction to the most important photographers from the inception of photography to today bears witness to the magic of the camera. From Fe lix Nadar's awe-inspiring aerial photos and Eugene Atget's images of fin de sie cle France to Walker Evans' stirring photos and Nan Goldin's poetic scenarios, each of the photographers featured here represents a vital aspect of photography's evolution. The artists are presented in double-page spreads that include reproductions of their most important works, concise biographies, and informative sidebars. The result is a fascinating overview of the way photographers continue to push the limits of their genre, offering their audiences new ways of seeing and understanding our world.

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Prestel

Prestel

Prestel is one of the world's leading illustrated book publishers with a stunning list of beautifully crafted books on all aspects of art, architecture, photography and design. From the latest pop culture and fashion to major exhibition catalogues, Prestel ensures that quality reigns throughout everything they publish. Prestel is the publisher for art lovers, designers and those with an eye for beauty - young and old alike, Prestel appeals to all those with a passion for visual culture.

Book information

ISBN: 9783791383590
Publisher: Prestel
Imprint: Prestel
Pub date:
DEWEY: 770.922
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 157
Weight: 600g
Height: 246mm
Width: 201mm
Spine width: 15mm