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Framing the West : the survey photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan

Author: Toby Jurovics; Timothy H O'Sullivan; Smithsonian American Art Museum.; Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress : Smithsonian American Art Museum ; New Haven : Yale University Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : National government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first major publication on O'Sullivan in more than 30 years, this book offers a new aesthetic and formal interpretation of O'Sullivan's photographs and assesses his influence on the larger photographic canon.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibition, pictorial works
History
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Named Person: Timothy H O'Sullivan; Clarence King; Andrew J Russell; Clarence King; Timothy H O'Sullivan; Timothy H O'Sullivan
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, National government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Toby Jurovics; Timothy H O'Sullivan; Smithsonian American Art Museum.; Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division.
ISBN: 9780300158915 0300158912
OCLC Number: 449854791
Notes: "This publication accompanies the exhibition Framing the West: The Survey Photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan, held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., from February 12 to May 9, 2010"--Title page verso.
Plates numbered 1-98 are pages [47-159].
The prints included in this work are reproduced from those housed in the Library of Congress' Prints and Photograph Division.
Description: xv, 255 pages : illustrations, plates, color map ; 29 cm
Contents: Framing the West : the survey photographs of Timothy H. O'Sullivan / Toby Jurovics --
Through magic lenses : Timothy H. O'Sullivan's stereographs from the King and Wheeler surveys / Carol M. Johnson --
"Photographing under difficulties" : Andrew Russell's photographs for the King Survey / Glenn Willumson --
Chronology : Timothy H. O'Sullivan / William F. Stapp.
Responsibility: Toby Jurovics [and others].

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"The essays in the catalog from Yale University Press puncture several myths."--Wall Street Journal Wall Street Journal "O'Sullivan's images capture the vastness, the loneliness, the beautiful Read more...

 
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