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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Expositions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mike Weaver; Daniel Wolf; Royal Academy of Arts (Great Britain); Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.; Australian National Gallery.
ISBN: 0300044577 9780300044577 0300044569 9780300044560
OCLC Number: 18739663
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition The art of photography 1829-1989, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Royal Academy of Arts, London"--P. facing t.p.
Description: x, 472 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Foreword --
Lender to the exhibition --
Acknowledgments --
Photographic acknowledgments --
Introduction / Daniel Wolf --
Chronology / Anne Hammond --
Prologue : The picture as photograph / Mike Weaver --
1. The pencil of nature / Beaumont Newhall --
"The magic mirror" (1830) / Henry Fox Talbot --
2. The nineteenth-century portrait / Will Stapp --
"Annals of my glass house" (1874) / Julia Margaret Cameron --
3. Early French masters / Ben Lifson --
"Photography in France" (1852) / Roger Fenton --
4. Le Gray - Fenton - Watkins / Mike Weaver --
"The relation between photography and painting" (1860) / Philip Gilbert Hamerton --
5. Travel / Robert A. Sobieszek --
"The art of photography" (1860) / Francis Frith --
6. Pictorial effect / Peter C . Bunnell --
"On the possibility of new laws of compositions" (1910) / Sadakichi Hartmann --
7. "An American place" / Mike Weaver --
"America and photography" (1929) / Edward Weston --
8. The modern movement / Robert Shapazian --
"A new instrument of vision" (1932) / Lázló Moholy-Nagy --
9. European documentary styles / Ben Lifson --
"The decisive moment" (1952) / Henri Cartier-Bresson --
10. American documentary styles / Anne Tucker --
"Photography" / Walker Evans --
11. The inner vision / Ben Lifson --
Memorable fancies" (1952, 1957) / Minor White --
12. British contemporaries / Mark Haworth-Booth --
"Ray Moore Talking" (1981) / Ray Moore --
13. Scenes of conflict / David Mellor --
Slightly out of focus (1947) / Robert Capa --
14. Figures of style / David Mellor --
"World without men" (1984) / Helmut Newton --
15. Construction and appropriation / Chris Titterington --
"Photographic practice and theory" (1974) / Victor Burgin --
Glossary ---
Artists' biographies and list of works in the exhibition --
Select bibliography.
Responsibility: catalogue edited by Mike Weaver ; photographs selected by Daniel Wolf with Mike Weaver and Norman Rosenthal.

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