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Edward Weston : a legacy

Author: Edward WestonSusan DanlyJonathan SpauldingJessica Todd SmithJennifer A WattsAll authors
Publisher: London : Merrell, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This is the first major book to celebrate the Huntington's collection of five hundred Edward Weston photographs, all of them selected and printed for the institution by the artist in the 1940s. The Guggenheim photographs lie at the heart of this legacy, but Weston also included in his gift still-life studies from the early 1920s and 1930s, as well as later landscapes from the 1940s. Weston selected these  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Photographie (Descripteur de forme)
Exhibitions
Named Person: Edward Weston; Edward Weston; Edward Weston; Edward Weston
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward Weston; Susan Danly; Jonathan Spaulding; Jessica Todd Smith; Jennifer A Watts; Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery.
ISBN: 1858942063 9781858942063
OCLC Number: 60492236
Notes: Published in association with The Huntington Library, Art Collection, and Botanical Gardens, San Marino, California.
Exhibition held June 28-Oct. 5, 2003 at the Huntington Library.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Life-work: Edward Weston's Guggenheim gift / Jennifer A. Watts --
Bright power, dark peace: Edward Weston's California / Jonathan Spaulding --
"Literally photographed": Edward Weston and Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass / Susan Danly --
Time of exposure: Nancy Newhall's unpublished book of Edward Weston's nudes / Jessica Todd Smith --
Plates : Still life ; Oceano ; Death Valley ; Southwest ; Sierra Nevada and Yosemite ; Point Lobos ; Pacific Coast ; Studio sets ; Whitman trip.
Responsibility: [Text by] Susan Danly, Jonathan Spaulding, Jessica Todd Smith ; edited and with an introduction by Jennifer A. Watts.

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"This is the first major book to celebrate the Huntington's collection of five hundred Edward Weston photographs, all of them selected and printed for the institution by the artist in the 1940s. The Guggenheim photographs lie at the heart of this legacy, but Weston also included in his gift still-life studies from the early 1920s and 1930s, as well as later landscapes from the 1940s. Weston selected these photographs as representative of his best work, and they are reproduced here, complemented by investigations into the influences that shaped them."--Jacket.

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