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Auto Focus The Self-Portrait in Contemporary Photography

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ISBN-10: 1580933009

ISBN-13: 9781580933001

Edition: 2010

Authors: Bright Susan

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Auto Focusfeatures a dazzling array of self-portraits by seventy-five of the worldrs"s foremost contemporary photographers. Photography writer and curator Susan Bright provides a clear guide through this significant and dynamic genre, showing how issues of identity-whether national, sexual, racial, personal, or artistic-are key to understanding the work of many of todayrs"s leading photographers. This lavishly illustrated, accessible survey is organized into five thematic chapters: diaristic and autobiographical images; pictures of the body; the use of masks and masquerade; the return to studio portraiture and the photographic album; and performance, both public and private. An informative…    
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Book details

List price: $72.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Monacelli Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/5/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.388
Language: English