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Atget, Eugène 1857-1927

Works: 4,562 works in 5,055 publications in 5 languages and 19,918 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  History  Exhibition, pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Catalogs 
Roles: Photographer, Illustrator, Publisher, Honoree, Artist, Dedicatee, Other, Bibliographic antecedent, Publishing director, Creator
Classifications: TR653, 770.92
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Most widely held works by Eugène Atget
The work of Atget by John Szarkowski ( Book )
15 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 1,034 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atget's seven albums by Molly Nesbit ( Book )
4 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 779 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Fotografisk billedværk om den franske fotograf Eugène Atget (1856-1927)
Looking at Atget by Peter Barberie ( Book )
6 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 707 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Renowned for his alluring and provocative photographs of the monuments, interiors, streets, and people of Paris and its environs, Eugène Atget (1857-1927) carefully recorded the details of his subjects for a range of clients, including artists, designers, and libraries. Although not well known in his lifetime, Atget's influential work is now in the collections of almost all of the world's major museums. This book, replete with exquisite reproductions of 110 Atget photographs--including a number of previously unpublished images--features selections from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's magnificent holdings, comprised largely of works from the collection of the celebrated American gallery owner Julien Levy. Peter Barberie explores the earliest and most compelling accounts of Atget's photography and describes the efforts undertaken by Levy and by the American photographer Berenice Abbott--each with a different perspective on Atget's work--to promote his legacy in the United States. By analyzing how Atget organized the albums he used in his workroom and sold to his institutional clients, Barberie also offers fresh insights into the photographer's working methods and purposes. Conservation scientists Beth A. Price and Ken Sutherland discuss their findings about the processes and materials used by Atget and by Abbott, who printed from Atget's negatives after acquiring the contents of his studio in 1928."--book jacket
The world of Atget by Eugène Atget ( Book )
12 editions published between 1964 and 1979 in English and held by 683 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A vision of Paris. The photographs of Eugène Atget; the words of Marcel Proust by Eugène Atget ( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 668 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eugène Atget, 1857-1927 by James Borcoman ( Book )
9 editions published in 1984 in English and French and held by 652 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris changing : revisiting Eugene Atget's Paris by Christopher Rauschenberg ( Book )
7 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 558 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Between 1888 and 1927 Eugene Atget carefully photographed Paris and its environs, capturing in thousands of photographs the city's parks, streets, and buildings as well as its diverse inhabitants. His images preserved the vanishing architecture of the ancien regime as Paris grew into a modern capital and established Atget as one of the twentieth century's greatest and most revered photographers." "In the late 1990s Christopher Rauschenberg revisited and rephotographed many of Atget's original locations. Paris Changing features seventy-six pairs of images, beautifully reproduced in duotone. By meticulously replicating the emotional as well as aesthetic qualities of Atget's images, Rauschenberg vividly captures both the changes the city has undergone and its enduring beauty. His work is both an homage to his predecessor and an artistic study of Paris in its own right." "Each site is indicated on a map of the city, inviting readers to follow in the steps of Atget and Rauschenberg. Essays by Clark Worswick and Alison Nordstrom give insight into Atget's life and situate Rauschenberg's work in the context of other rephotography projects. The book concludes with an epilogue by the well-known art publisher Rosamond Bernier and a portfolio of Atget-inspired images of contemporary Paris by Rauschenberg."--BOOK JACKET
Atget by John Szarkowski ( Book )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Atget the pioneer by Jean-Claude Lemagny ( Book )
8 editions published in 2000 in English and German and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The works of the great French photographer Eugene Atget (1856-1927) are already internationally known through many books. His role as a highly influential pioneer of photography is less well appreciated. This beautiful new book explores Atget's legacy through his own photographs and those of his successors, names who are themselves legends in the history of the art: Berenice Abbott, Hila and Bernd Becher, Bill Brandt, Robert Doisneau, Walker Evans, Michael Kenna, Lee Friedlander, Clarence John Laughlin, Albert Renger-Patzsch, Rene-Jacques, Bruno Requillard, August Sander." "Through a selection of insightful essays and a stunning portfolio of more than 160 photos, Atget's work is juxtaposed with those of later photographers to produce a unique and ground-breaking analysis of a critical strand of photographic history." "During his lifetime Atget's work held a fascination for contemporary Surrealist artists such as Man Ray; later Walker Evans drew on Atget's unflinching views of the Paris backstreets to create his own image of urban life, Cubism too found inspiration in the tightly framed spaces of Atget's Parisian streets." "Publishing for the first time numerous photographs by Atget - including the newly discovered photos of trees in the park at Saint-Cloud - this book also presents texts by experts in the history of photography."--BOOK JACKET
Berenice Abbott, Eugene Atget by Eugène Atget ( Book )
3 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 309 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Eugene Atget's photographs of Paris are among the greatest works in photography made at any time, in any place. Spanning a twenty-nine-year period (1898-1927), Atget's photographs are literally the Paris of our collective imagination." "In 1927 Berenice Abbot became the largest collector of Atget's work when she purchased his estate. For the next forty years, Abbott devoted much of her creative life to popularizing Atget's work. Our vision of Eugene Atget and Atget's Paris was literally Abbott's invention. Drawn from work in previously unpublished archives, this book details Abbott's rare prints of Atget's negatives for the first time." "Today, Atget's work forms the bedrock of an American modernist photographic vision. Yet the Abbott/Atget printings are among the least known and most vibrant prints in the photographic medium. This work represents one of the few instances of one great photographer printing another great photographer's work. Representing perhaps only one percent of Atget's surviving work, the prints are Abbott's vision of the photographer who single-handedly changed photographic modernism in the twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET
Atget Paris by Eugène Atget ( Book )
19 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"From 1897 until his death in 1927 Atget was photographer of Paris par excellence. This book brings together 840 of his images arranged district by district, neighborhood by neighborhood-it is the most prolific collection of his work ever published. To turn the pages is to take an unforgettable stroll through the eerie, empty streets of Paris 70 years ago. It is a strange, largely unpeopled world where objects project an uncanny density: shoes dangling in a shop window, or the milk cart laden with cans and equipped with whip and reins but no driver. This is Atget's Paris and in typical Atget style those humans that do appear are the humble tradespeople, the ragpickers, the prostitutes. Although hailed by the surrealists for the poetic quality of his images, Atget refused to accept that he was an artist, claiming that the pictures he took were simply documents. He has become known as the first modern photographer and had the unique ability to inject a tragic quality into ordinary things. As a special tribute this book has been formatted in the shape of a Parisian cobblestone."--Amazon
Eugène Atget by Gerry Badger ( Book )
10 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 251 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eugène Atget by Eugène Atget ( Book )
7 editions published in 1985 in English and French and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eugène Atget's Paris by Eugène Atget ( Book )
4 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in English and German and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ouvrage consacré à Eugène Atget, photographe. Son oeuvre est un témoignage sur le Paris du début du XXe siècle. Le document montre un paysage urbain et un mode de vie aujourd'hui disparus. Marchand de parapluies ou d'abat-jour, gardien de squares, chiffonniers de la Cité Valmy, village d'Ivry, boutiques, voiture de brasseur ou cabaret artistique sont présentés
Eugène Atget : itinéraires parisiens, Musée Carnavalet-Histoire de Paris, 14 octobre 1999-16 janvier 2000 by David Harris ( Book )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in French and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Paris du temps perdu by Eugène Atget ( Book )
13 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in French and held by 77 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eugène Atget (1857-1927) : das alte Paris : [Ausstellung, Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, 30.8.-1.10.1978 : Katalog by Eugène Atget ( Book )
7 editions published in 1978 in German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Eugène Atget, 1857-1927 : Paris by Eugène Atget ( Book )
12 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in 4 languages and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'oeuvre du photographe français Eugène Atget (1857-1927)
Atget, magicien du vieux Paris en son époque by Jean Leroy ( Book )
5 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in French and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Les voitures d'Atget au Musée Carnavalet by Françoise Reynaud ( Book )
4 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Alternative Names
Atget, E. 1856-1927
Atget, Eugène 1857-1927
Atget, J. Eugène 1856-1927
Atget, Jean-Eugène
Atget, Jean-Eugène 1856-1927
Atget, Jean-Eugène 1857-1927
Atget, Jean-Eugène-Auguste
Atget, Jean-Eugène-Auguste 1856-1927
Atget Jean Eugène Auguste 1857-1927
Eugène Atget
アジェ, ウジェーヌ
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