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Author: Nicholas Nixon
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991.
Series: Photographers at work.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : National government publication : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In the history of photography Nixon's ongoing series of family portraits there are beautifully structured and composed photographs, nuanced and sensitive to the people portrayed and the passage of time. The subjects project and recede within the image frame, exposing vulnerability, intimacy and strength. In these never-before-published portraits of members of his family, Nixon uses the large-format camera and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photography, Artistic
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Nixon, Nicholas, 1947-
Family pictures.
Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, ©1991
(OCoLC)551348012
Named Person: Nicholas Nixon; Nicholas Nixon; Nicholas Nixon; Nicholas Nixon
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Nixon
ISBN: 1560980494 9781560980490
OCLC Number: 23386878
Notes: "Published in association with Constance Sullivan Editions."
Description: 59 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 26 cm.
Series Title: Photographers at work.
Responsibility: photographs by Nicholas Nixon.

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In the history of photography Nixon's ongoing series of family portraits there are beautifully structured and composed photographs, nuanced and sensitive to the people portrayed and the passage of time. The subjects project and recede within the image frame, exposing vulnerability, intimacy and strength. In these never-before-published portraits of members of his family, Nixon uses the large-format camera and contact print methods favored by Edward Weston and Walker Evans.

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