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Edward Steichen : lives in photography

Author: Todd Brandow; William A Ewing; A D Coleman; Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography.; Musée de l'Elysée (Lausanne, Switzerland)
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume, published to accompany the first posthumous European retrospective of Edward Steichen's work, traces Steichen's career trajectory from his early Pictorialist beginnings to his time working with Conde Nast and his directorship of the Department of Photography at the Museum of Modern Art, New York. Hundreds of vintage photographs are accompanied by essays from a range of scholars who explore Steichen's  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Exhibition catalogs
Bildband
Exhibitions
Ausstellungskatalog
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Brandow, Todd.
Edward Steichen.
London : Thames & Hudson, ©2007
(OCoLC)758484255
Named Person: Edward Steichen; Edward Steichen; Edward Steichen; Edward Steichen; Edward Steichen
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Todd Brandow; William A Ewing; A D Coleman; Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography.; Musée de l'Elysée (Lausanne, Switzerland)
ISBN: 9780500543467 0500543461 9780393066265 0393066266
OCLC Number: 190867016
Notes: Published on the occasion of the exhibition organized by the Foundation for the Exhibition of Photography, Minneapolis, and the Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, and exhibiting at various museums October 9, 2007 - September 22, 2008.
Description: 335 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 31 cm
Contents: Introduction : "A boy who has new ideas" / William A. Ewing --
Steichen as symbolist --
Plates: 1895-1914 --
Peinture à la Lumière: 1898-1907 / Ronald J. Gedrim --
Edward Steichen in Camera Work / Catherine Coleman --
Plates: 1915-1922 --
Finding the real magician --
light itself : Voulangis, 1908-22 / Ronald J. Gedrim --
Edward Steichen : a passion for color / Pamela G. Roberts --
Steichen as modernist --
Plates: 1922-1936 --
The modernist fashion : Steichen's commercial photography between the wars / Patricia Johnston --
The soul of the photographer / Joanna T. Steichen --
Plates: 1940-1955 --
Edward Steichen as exhibition designer / Olivier Lugon --
Steichen then, now, and again : legacies of an icon / A. D. Coleman --
Lives in photography --
Chronology / Nathalie Herschdorfer --
Selected bibliography / compiled by Amélie Lavin and Pauline Martin.
Responsibility: Todd Brandow & William A. Ewing ; with contributions by A.D. Coleman [and others].
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Edward Steichen (18791973) is unquestionably one of the most prolific, versatile, influential and indeed controversial names in the history of photography. This volume traces Steichen's career  Read more...

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