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Brassai in America

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ISBN-10: 2080200844

ISBN-13: 9782080200846

Edition: 2011

Authors: Brassai, Agnes de Gouvion Saint-Cyr

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A rare discovery of more than 150 previously unpublished photographs in black and white and in color, from a legendary photographer. Despite strong personal and professional ties in the U.S.--Henry Miller, Harper's Bazaar's Carmel Snow, and Edward Steichen, who featured Brassai's work in many MoMA exhibitions--Brassai remained reticent about travel to the U.S. until 1957 when Holiday magazine offered generous compensation (and artistic freedom) to photograph New York and Louisiana. From the first symbolic image of this voyage--the Statue of Liberty appearing over the ship's prow--Brassai came under the spell of America and his photographs innately captured his new perspective. In New York,…    
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Book details

List price: $57.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Rizzoli International Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/11/2011
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 168
Size: 9.61" wide x 8.87" long x 0.97" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English