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Bill Brandt : shadow & light

Author: Sarah Hermanson Meister; Bill Brandt; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: New York : Museum of Modern Art, ©2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bill Brandt was the preeminent British photographer of the twentieth century and a founding father of photography’s modernist tradition. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light presents the photographer’s entire oeuvre, with special emphasis on his investigation of English life in the 1930s and his innovative late nudes. It is the first full-scale  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Named Person: Bill Brandt; Bill Brandt; Bill Brandt; Bill Brandt
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Hermanson Meister; Bill Brandt; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN: 9780870708459 0870708457
OCLC Number: 822894680
Notes: Published in conjunction with the exhibition "Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light," held March 6-August 12, 2013 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
Description: 208 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: Shadow and light : the life and art of Bill Brandt / Sarah Hermanson Meister --
London in the thirties --
Northern England --
World War II --
Portraits --
Landscapes --
Nudes --
List of plates --
"No rules" : an illustrated glossary of Bill Brandt's retouching techniques / Lee Ann Daffner --
Bill Brandt's published photo-stories, 1939-1945 / Sarah Hermanson Meister and Marley Blue Lewis --
Selected exhibition history.
Other Titles: Shadow & light
Responsibility: Sarah Hermanson Meister.

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"Bill Brandt was the preeminent British photographer of the twentieth century and a founding father of photography’s modernist tradition. Published in conjunction with an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light presents the photographer’s entire oeuvre, with special emphasis on his investigation of English life in the 1930s and his innovative late nudes. It is the first full-scale examination of Brandt’s work that attempts to trace a coherent trajectory across the photographer’s multifaceted career."--Publisher description.

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