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Dreaming in black and white : photography at the Julien Levy Gallery

Author: Katherine Ware; Peter Barberie; Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Publisher: Philadelphia, PA : Philadelphia Museum of Art ; New Haven, CT : In Association with Yale University Press, ©2006.
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"Julien Levy (1906-1981) was one of the most influential proponents of photography and Surrealism during the second quarter of the twentieth century. In his gallery, which operated from 1931 to 1949, Levy hosted the first New York exhibition devoted to Surrealism and presented early solo exhibitions of many photographers now considered iconic in their field." "This handsome book is published to commemorate the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Expositions
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Katherine Ware; Peter Barberie; Philadelphia Museum of Art.
ISBN: 0876331967 9780876331965 0876331975 9780876331972 0300116438 9780300116434
OCLC Number: 63164916
Notes: "This book was published on the occasion of the exhibition Dreaming in black and white: photography at the Julien Levy Gallery, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art, June 17-September 17, 2006"--T.p. verso.
Description: 336 p. : ill. ; 31 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Anne d'Harnoncourt and Innis Howe Shoemaker --
Introduction / Katherine Ware and Peter Barberie --
Between Dadaism and MoMA-ism at the Julien Levy Gallery / Katherine Ware --
Found objects, or a history of the medium, to no particular end / Peter Barberie --
Plates --
Photography exhibitions at the Julien Levy Gallery --
Selected bibliography --
Acknowledgments --
Index.
Responsibility: Katherine Ware and Peter Barberie.
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Julien Levy was a proponent of photography and Surrealism during the second quarter of the twentieth century. This book celebrates the Philadelphia Museum of Art's major acquisition of more than  Read more...

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