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History of Photography The Musée d'Orsay Collection 1839-1925

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ISBN-10: 208030092X

ISBN-13: 9782080300928

Edition: 2009

Authors: Francoise Heilbrun, Anne Cartier-Bresson, Joelle Bollach, Dominique De Font-Reaulx, Guy Cogeval

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This comprehensive book traces the origins and progression of photography from its humble beginnings in daguerreotypes to the gradual mastering of photographic portraits, techniques, and negatives. The wider use of photography in journalism, for documenting architecture and art movements, and its capacity to produce piercing perspectives on the social and political climate of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries are all carefully evaluated, as well as the work of amateurs such as Zola who tried their hand at this revolutionary art form. Twenty-five years after the inauguration of France's first permanent exhibition devoted solely to photography, the Musee d'Orsay continues in its…    
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Book details

List price: $75.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Skira-Flammarion
Publication date: 6/16/2009
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 320
Size: 9.50" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.488
Language: English

Guy Cogeval is director of the Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal.