Evans helped define documentary photography and is considered one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. From 1935 to 1937, evans documented rural America during the Great Depression while working for the Farm Security Administration. Photography historian david campany contributes a new introduction and image commentary to this volume, which includes some of Evans' best known and loved photographs.
Walker Evans: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography Series #ad - Much of evans' work from that period focused on three sharecropping families in southern Alabama, culminating in the revolutionary 1941 photobook Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, with text by James Agee.
Dorothea Lange: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography SeriesAperture #ad - This book presents 42 of the greatest images from throughout Lange's career, including some of her work done abroad. Linda gordon contributes a new biographical essay and an image-by-image commentary to accompany a newly selected set of photographs. Her powerful images--from migrant workers in California fleeing the "dustbowl, " to struggling Southern sharecroppers-- became icons of the era.
She later photographed japanese Americans in internment camps during World War II and traveled throughout Europe and Asia. Dorothea lange 1895-1965 documented rural poverty for the federal Resettlement Administration and Farm Security Administration from 1935 to 1939. This is the perfect introduction to one of the world's greatest photojournalists.
Dorothea Lange: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography Series #ad - Practical photography, "from a review of the original edition. Her 2009 book, "dorothea lange: A Life Beyond Limits, " won the Bancroft Prize. Lange's work defines an era of destitution and drought, and still resonates even now. A professor of humanities and history at New York University, she has written at length on Dorothea Lange.
Aperture. She possessed the ability, as she put it, to photograph "things as they are" and through this her photographs give us "more about the subjects than just the faces. It is no wonder that Edward Steichen called her the greatest documentary photographer in the United States.
Berenice Abbott: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography SeriesAperture #ad - Her portraits captured many individuals associated with avant-garde art movements, including author James Joyce and artist Max Ernst. She later moved to france in the 1920s and worked for Ray in his portrait studio before setting out on her own. Abbott studied journalism for a year in Ohio before moving to New York in 1918 to study sculpture, where she met Marcel Duchamp and Man Ray.
Berenice Abbott: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography Series #ad - An innovative documentary photographer, Abbott pioneered the depiction of scientific subject matter and photographed the fast-changing landscape of her times. In this redesigned and expanded version of a classic aperture book, and includes new, the work of Berenice Abbott 1898-1991 is introduced by historian Julia Van Haaften, image-by-image commentary and a chronology of this artist's life.
Aperture. Moving back to new york at the end of the decade, she began her renowned "Changing New York" series later published as a book in 1939 and went on to become picture editor for Science Illustrated.
Henri Cartier-Bresson: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography SeriesAperture #ad - This redesigned and expanded version honors the selection of images from the original series, which Cartier-Bresson himself created with Delpire, encapsulating the spontaneity and intuition for which this legendary photographer is so celebrated. Initially presented as the history of photography series in 1976, the first volume of The Masters of Photography series featured Cartier-Bresson and was edited by legendary French publisher Robert Delpire, who cofounded the series with Aperture's own Michael Hoffman.
Henri Cartier-Bresson: Aperture Masters of Photography The Aperture Masters of Photography Series #ad - . Aperture. With this publication aperture presents an elegantly updated and refreshed edition of the classic Henri Cartier-Bresson volume in The Aperture Masters of Photography series. Aperture. With an introduction by notable curator Clément Chéroux, this edition includes new, image-by-image commentary and a chronology of this influential and iconic artist's life.
Paul Strand: Aperture Masters of PhotographyAperture #ad - Aperture. As a youth, strand studied under Lewis Hine and went on to draw acclaim from such illustrious sources as Alfred Stieglitz. After world war ii, in the process, and, Strand traveled around the world to photograph, created a dynamic and significant body of work. Aperture. Aperture. Paul strand is one of those photographers who have established not just a body of work but a way of seeing.
In this redesigned and expanded version of a classic aperture book, brodsky curator of photographs, Alfred Stieglitz Center, a leading historian on Strand, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and curator of the major 2014 retrospective exhibition at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, introduces the work and presents an image-by-image commentary, Peter Barberie, along with an expanded chronology of the artist's life.
Paul Strand: Aperture Masters of Photography #ad - Purity, elegance and passion are the hallmarks of Strand's imagery. Paul strand 1890-1976 was more than a great artist: he was a discoverer of the true potential of photography as the most dynamic medium of the twentieth century. His prints encourage the eye to take an apparently endless journey. The times literary Supplement, " from a review of the original edition.
Walker Evans: American Photographs: Seventy-Fifth Anniversary EditionThe Museum of Modern Art, New York #ad - Museum of Modern Art. This version, like the fiftieth-anniversary edition produced by the Museum in 1988, captures the look and feel of the very first edition with the aid of new digital technologies. Walker evans 1903–1975 took up photography upon his return to New York in 1927, following a year in Paris when his aspiration to become a writer withered in the shadow of Fitzgerald, Hemingway and Joyce.
In 1935, evans was commissioned by the Farm Security Administration to photograph the effects of the Great Depression in the Southeast. In 1964, he became a professor at the Yale University School of Art, where he taught until his death in 1975. Aperture. More than any other artist, walker evans invented the images of essential America that we have long since accepted as fact, and his work has influenced not only modern photography but also literature, film and visual arts in other mediums.
American photographs has fallen out of print for long periods of time since it was first published, and even subsequent editions--two of which altered the design and typography of the book in small but significant ways--are often available only at libraries and rare bookstores. As noted on the jacket of the first edition, watching a cuban political funeral or a Mississippi flood, working cautiously so as to disturb nothing in the normal atmosphere of the average place, “photographing in New England or Louisiana, burrowing eye, can be considered a kind of disembodied, Evans, a conspirator against time and its hammers.
Walker Evans: American Photographs: Seventy-Fifth Anniversary Edition #ad - This seventy-fifth anniversary edition of American Photographs, made with new reproductions, recreates the original 1938 edition as closely as possible to make the landmark publication available for a new generation. Aperture. Evans joined the staff of time magazine in 1945 and shortly thereafter became an editor at Fortune, where he stayed for the next two decades.
Alfred Stieglitz: Masters of Photography Series Aperture Masters of PhotographyAperture #ad - Alfred Stieglitz: Masters of Photography Series Aperture Masters of Photography #ad - As a photographer, editor, and gallery director Stieglitz was a powerful influence on photography and on American art in general. Aperture. As founder of the photo secession movement and editor of the influential Camera Work he eschewed the prevailing “artiness” of pictorialist photography, preferring clarity of vision and “crystallized awareness.
In galleries such as “291” and an American Place he showed and championed the work of modern artists from the US and Europe. Alfred stieglitz was one of the most important cultural forces in twentieth-century America. Aperture. Aperture. Museum of Modern Art.
PhotoWork: Forty Photographers on Process and PracticeAperture #ad - Curator and lecturer sasha wolf was inspired to seek out and assemble responses to these questions after hearing from countless young photographers about how they often feel adrift in their own practice, wondering if they are doing it the “right” way. Aperture. Including robert adams, lise sarfati, matthew connors, latoya ruby frazier, rinko kawauchi, alejandro cartagena, alec soth, john lehr, doug dubois, bryan schutmaat, lois conner, gillian laub, curran hatleberg, justine Kurland, Dayanita Singh, Manjari Sharma, Matthew Pillsbury, Catherine Opie, Paul Graham, Dana Lixenberg, Richard Renaldi, Kelli Connell, Sasha Rudensky, Tiffany Smith, Katy Grannan, John Chiara, Abelardo Morell, Mark Steinmetz, Todd Hido, Peter Kayafas, Andrew Moore, John Edmonds, Kristine Potter, Gus Powell, Ed Panar, Elinor Carucci, Zora Murff, Dawoud Bey, Siân Davey, Gregory Halpern, and Vanessa Winship Aperture.
The responses, from both established and newly emerging photographers, reveal there is no single path. Aperture. Museum of Modern Art. Their advice is wildly divergent, generous, and delightful: justine kurland discusses the importance of allowing a narrative to unravel; Doug DuBois reflects on the process of growing into one’s own work; Dawoud Bey evokes musicians such as Miles Davis as his inspiration for never wanting to become “my own oldies show.
PhotoWork: Forty Photographers on Process and Practice #ad - The book is structured through a proust-like questionnaire, in which individuals are each asked the same set of questions, creating a typology of responses that allows for an intriguing compare and contrast. How does a photographic project or series evolve? how important are “style” and “genre”? What comes first―the photographs or a concept? PhotoWork is a collection of interviews by forty photographers about their approach to making photographs and, more importantly, a sustained body of work.
Edward Weston: Masters of Photography Series Aperture Masters of PhotographyAperture #ad - Museum of Modern Art. Used book in Good Condition. Cravens's essay draws upon Weston's writings and recollections by sons, lovers and friends. This book offers Weston masterpieces spanning more than four decades. A towering figure in twentieth-century photography, Edward Weston sought to lead viewers to “see through their eyes, not with them.
Edward Weston: Masters of Photography Series Aperture Masters of Photography #ad - His restless quest for beauty and the mystical presence behind it created a body of work unrivaled in the medium. Included are his early pictorialist images, industrial studies of Armco Steel, portraits from his Mexican period, the still lifes and landscapes of the 1930s and the sometimes acerbic images of the later years.
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Walker Evans: Signs Getty Trust Publications, J. Paul Getty MuseumJ. Paul Getty Museum #ad - Used book in Good Condition. Used book in Good Condition. Codrescu trains a perceptive eye on the artistic and social climate in Evans's America and reflects on the photographer's images as documents and commentary. Walker evans photographed signs throughout every phase of his career. Museum of Modern Art. From the 1920s to the time of his death in 1975, evans was obsessed with the signage he found in modern America--from billboards to gas station pumps to street graffiti to handmade announcements of a Saturday-night dance.
Walker Evans: Signs Getty Trust Publications, J. Paul Getty Museum #ad - Aperture. Aperture. But also included are photographs that will be less familiar to many of his admirers, or pictures he took in Havana and in Sarasota, such as his images of New York City street scenes and advertising signs, Florida. Aperture. Some of the images included come from the place and era most closely associated with Evans--the rural South of the 1930s.
This book features fifth photographs of signs from the Getty Museum's collection, presented with a lively, provocative essay by Andrei Codrescu.