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Edward Steichen Lives in Photography

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ISBN-10: 0393066266

ISBN-13: 9780393066265

Edition: 2008

Authors: Todd Brandow, William A. Ewing, Catherine Coleman, Ronald J. Gedrim, Nathalie Herschdorfer

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By far the most lavish, thoughtfully selected, and beautifully produced book of Steichen's work. Edward Steichen (1879-1973) is unquestionably one of the most prolific, influential, and indeed controversial names in the history of photography. He was admired by many for his achievements as a fine-art photographer, while impressing countless others with the force of his commercial accomplishments. The influence of his legendary exhibition,The Family of Man, is still felt. This volume traces Steichen's career trajectory from his Pictoralist beginnings to his time with Condé Nast through his directorship of photography at the Museum of Modern Art. Hundreds of his photographs are reproduced…    
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Book details

List price: $100.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/17/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 10.50" wide x 12.40" long x 1.60" tall
Weight: 5.038

Todd Brandow is the founding director of the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography. He lives in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and in Paris.

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: "A Boy Who Has New Ideas"
Steichen as Symbolist
Plates: 1895-1914
Peinture a la Lumiere: 1898-1907
Edward Steichen in Camera Work
Plates: 1915-1922
Finding the Real Magician-Light Itself: Voulangis, 1908-22
Edward Steichen: A Passion for Color
Steichen as Modernist
Plates: 1922-1936
The Modernist Fashion: Steichen's Commercial Photography Between the Wars
The Soul of the Photographer
Plates: 1940-1955
Edward Steichen as Exhibition Designer
Steichen Then, Now, and Again: Legacies of an Icon
Lives in Photography
Selected Bibliography
Glossary of Photographic Processes Used by Edward Steichen
Works in the Exhibition