Photography 1900 to the Present

ISBN-10: 0132540959
ISBN-13: 9780132540957
Edition: 1998
List price: $134.00
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Description: This book is appropriate for courses in History of Photography, Twentieth Century Art, and photographic seminars. This unique book takes a thematic approach to twentieth century photography, enabling the reader to distinguish among the complex  More...

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Book details

List price: $134.00
Copyright year: 1998
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/21/1997
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 363
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English

This book is appropriate for courses in History of Photography, Twentieth Century Art, and photographic seminars. This unique book takes a thematic approach to twentieth century photography, enabling the reader to distinguish among the complex processes and practitioners of the period. It focuses on the major developments of each of the 20-year periods into which the book is divided rather than on individual photographers. Information on photographers is referenced at the end of each section for further study. The book is unique in the literature of photography in that it contains an introductory overview of each chronological period that provides a context for the writings of the major critics within each period.

He was born on the Rosebud Reservation in south-central South Dakota. Raised by his maternal grandparents, his first language is Lakota. He is a historian, educator & lecturer & the author of highly regarded small press books. He has been a technical advisor & actor in television movies including Return to Lonesome Dove. A recipient of the Wyoming Humanities Award.

The Period 1900-1920
Overview of the Period
Excerpts From
Technology and the Market
George Eastman and the Origins of Mass Amateur Photography
Pictorial Photography
Alfred Stieglitz and his WorkfromPhotography as a Fine Art
Gertrude Kasebier and the Artistic Commercial Portrait from Photography as a Fine Art
Methods of Individual ExpressionfromPhotography as a Fine Art
Other Methods of Individual ExpressionfromPhotography as a Fine Art
A Visit to Steichen's Studio
The Influences of Artistic Photography in Interior Decoration
The Photograph Beautiful 1895-1915
What Remains?
Is Photography a New Art?
Camera Work
Social Work
On the Invention of Photographic Meaning
Atget and the Art of Photography
A listing of photographers of the period
The Period 1920-1940
Overview of the Period
Excerpts From
Photography,Paul Strand
Photography and the New God
The Art Motive in Photography
FromDaybooks, V. 2
Edward Weston's Late Landscapes
Modern Photojournalism, Origins and Evolution 1910- 1933
On Photomontage
Light - a Medium of Plastic Expression
The Future of the Photographic Process
From Pigment to Light
Photomontage as a Weapon in Class Struggle
Photography and Typography
A History of the Photo League: The Members Speak
FromIn This Proud Land
FromPhotographs of America: Walker Evans
James Van Der Zee's Harlem Book of the Dead: A Study in Cultural Relationships
Photography in the Service of Surrealism
Introduction fromGreat Photographic Essays of Life
Country DoctorfromGreat Photographic Essays of Life
Drama Beneath a City WindowfromGreat Photographic Essays of Life
A listing of photographers of the period
The Period 1940-1960
Overview of the Period
Excerpts From
The Judgment Seat of Photography
Of Mother Nature and Marlboro Men: An Inquiry into the Cultural Meanings of Landscape Photography
A Personal Credo
Introduction from Places
Aaron Siskind Photographs
The Great Family of Man
American Photography and the American Dream
Aperture in the Fifties: The Word and the Wayfrom American Photography: A Critical History 19456 to the Present
Memorable FanciesfromMirrors Messages Manifestations
A listing of photographers of the period
The Period 1960-1980
Overview of the Period
Excerpts From
The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction
The Photographic Message
The Rhetoric of the Image

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