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Baldwin, Gordon 1939-

Overview
Works: 31 works in 129 publications in 5 languages and 4,614 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  Terminology  Catalogs  History  Exhibition, pictorial works  Pictorial works 
Roles: Author, Contributor
Classifications: TR9, 770.3
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Gordon Baldwin
Looking at photographs : a guide to technical terms by Gordon Baldwin( Book )

27 editions published between 1991 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains and illustrates photographic terms. The book sets out and defines the vocabulary of photography from its earliest processes through to the age of the analogue camera
Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty Museum by J. Paul Getty Museum( Book )

13 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 568 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The J. Paul Getty Museum's collection of over one hundred thousand images is among the most comprehensive holdings of rare and important photographs in the world. It ranges from daguerreotypes to work by contemporary photographers such as Frederick Sommer and Manuel Alvarez Bravo. The fifty selections in this volume include Walker Evans's Citizen in Downtown Havana, The Whisper of the Muse by Julia Margaret Cameron, and Georgia O'Keeffe: A Portrait by Alfred Stieglitz, as well as photographs by Carleton Watkins, Andre Kertesz, Man Ray, Lisette Model, and many others. Each image is described in detail by the curatorial staff of the Department of Photographs at the Getty Museum
All the mighty world : the photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852-1860 by Gordon Baldwin( Book )

6 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Roger Fenton (1819-1869) was England's most celebrated photographer during the 1850s, the young medium's most glorious moment. After studying law and painting, Fenton took up the camera in 1851 and immediately began to produce highly original images. During a decade of work he mastered every photographic genre he attempted: architectural photography, landscape, portraiture, still life, reportage, and tableau vivant." "This volume presents ninety of Fenton's finest photographs, exactingly reproduced. Six leading scholars have contributed nine illustrated essays that address every aspect of Fenton's career, as well as a comprehensive, documented chronology."--Jacket
Nadar--Warhol, Paris--New York : photography and fame by Gordon Baldwin( Book )

17 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and held by 506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Nadar/Warhol, which catalogues an exhibition held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, and The Baltimore Museum of Fine Arts, presents nearly a hundred photographic portraits of such nineteenth-century figures as George Sand, Alexandre Dumas, Victor Hugo, Jean-Francois Millet, and Sarah Bernhardt and such twentieth-century celebrities as Edie Sedgwick, Mick Jagger, Truman Capote, Jane Fonda, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Liza Minnelli."--Jacket
Gustave Le Gray, 1820-1884 by Sylvie Aubenas( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gustave Le Gray's life, vividly reconstructed here by Sylvie Aubenas, reads like a romantic novel. As a young painter in Rome, he fell in love with and impetuously married a young and beautiful Italian woman by whom he had six children. He then returned to Paris to take up photography and received important commissions from Napoleon III. He also astonished viewers with his painterly landscapes and ravishing seascapes." "In an abrupt reversal of fortune, Le Gray's backers wearied of his financial irresponsibility, and he was forced to declare bankruptcy and give up his studio. He abandoned his wife and children and fled Paris on a voyage to the Mediterranean with Alexandre Dumas. After traveling on his own to Beirut and Baalbek, the photographer settled in Alexandria and then Cairo, where he became drawing master to the ruler's children. He occasionally made photographs until his death in poverty there in 1884, leaving behind some of the most dazzling photographic images of his era." "This catalogue, a complete retrospective of the work of nineteenth-century photographer Gustave Le Gray, is the result of years of combing public and private collections and archives in Europe and North America. It offers, as no previous publication has, both a narrative of the photographer's life and as assessment of Le Gray's unique and important place in the history of photography." "This volume is being published to accompany the exhibition Gustave Le Gray, Photographer, held at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, and was originally produced in French to accompany the exhibition of Le Gray's work organized by the Bibliotheque nationale de France in Paris."--Jacket
Roger Fenton : Pasha and Bayadère by Gordon Baldwin( Book )

13 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 340 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Architecture in photographs by Gordon Baldwin( Book )

4 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the invention of photography in 1839, architecture was second only to portraiture as the most favored subject for the camera. The fact that buildings were immobile was advantageous for the long exposures needed in the early days, but architectural images were popular for other reasons: they documented dynastic, civic, and religious achievements; educated architects about construction and decorative details; and whetted curiosity about distant lands. Later photographers found innovative ways to depict structures of every era and type. Arranged chronologically, Architecture in Photographs spans the history of the medium and includes works in a variety of photographic processes by such distinguished nineteenth-century practitioners as Henri le Secq, Gustave Le Gray, and Roger Fenton; twentieth-century photographers Eugène Atget, Alfred Stieglitz, and Walker Evans; contemporary artists Ed Ruscha, Lewis Baltz, and Steven Shore; and younger image makers Catherine Opie and Michael Wesely. The seventy-five images presented here, all from the collection of the J. Paul Getty Museum, form a panoply of architectural structures and styles, from Egyptian ruins to Greek temples and Gothic cathedrals, and from skyscrapers and Modernist schools to mundane vernacular dwellings
A place in the sun : photographs of Los Angeles by John Humble( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Evidence by Mona Kuhn( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Mapplethorpe : portraits by Robert Mapplethorpe( Book )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mona Kuhn : cross currents by Mona Kuhn( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chefs d'oeuvre du J. Paul Getty Museum by J. Paul Getty Museum( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in French and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ce catalogue très limité de cinquante photographies sert d'introduction à l'imposante collection de photographies du musée qui en compte plus de 100.000. Chaque image est commentée de façon détaillée
Fragrant light by Serge Clément( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Obras maestras del J. Paul Getty Museum by J. Paul Getty Museum( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meisterwerke im J. Paul Getty Museum by J. Paul Getty Museum( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in German and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fragrant light by Serge Clément( Book )

2 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Grave testimony : photographs of the Civil War( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Phiz 93 : the John Kobal Foundation Independent on Sunday photographic portrait award( Book )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Capolavori del J. Paul Getty Museum by J. Paul Getty Museum( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chefs-d'oeuvre du J. Paul Getty Museum by J. Paul Getty Museum( Book )

2 editions published in 1999 in French and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Looking at photographs : a guide to technical terms
Languages
English (102)

German (4)

Spanish (4)

French (3)

Italian (2)

Covers
Masterpieces of the J. Paul Getty MuseumAll the mighty world : the photographs of Roger Fenton, 1852-1860Nadar--Warhol, Paris--New York : photography and fameGustave Le Gray, 1820-1884Roger Fenton : Pasha and BayadèreA place in the sun : photographs of Los AngelesEvidenceMona Kuhn : cross currents