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Looking at photographs : 100 pictures from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art

Author: John Szarkowski; Jim Wageman; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),
Publisher: New York : The Museum of Modern Art, Boston : Distributed by New York Graphic Society [1973] ©1973
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This survey of The Museum of Modern Art's Photography Collection explores the evolution of the photographic medium using specific examples to illustrate its development. John Szarkowski investigates the aesthetic, formal, social, and historical issues of one hundred photographs selected from 'the Modern's' collections.
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Genre/Form: Bildband
Biographie
Catalogs
Photography, Artistic
Photobooks
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.).
Looking at photographs.
New York : distributed by New York Graphic Society, Greenwich, Conn, ©1973
(OCoLC)608384764
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Szarkowski; Jim Wageman; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.),
ISBN: 0870705148 9780870705144 0870705156 9780870705151 9780821226230 0821226231
OCLC Number: 661639
Notes: Includes index.
Designed by James Wageman.
Shows the character and intent of the Museum of Modern Art's photography collections and suggests some of the wasy in which the study of photography touches the broader issues of modern art and modern sensibility. -- Publisher description.
Description: 215 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: Jews in France before the War --
War Begins, 1939-1940 --
Racial Laws, 1940-1941 --
Internment Camps in the Unoccupied Zone, 1940-1941 --
Roundups and Deportations, May 1941-June 1942 --
The July Roundup, Paris, 1942 --
Expulsions from the Unoccupied Zone, August-September 1942 --
Attitudes toward the Jews, 1942 --
Arrests of Foreign Jews, September 1942-February 1943 --
No Holds Barred, January-December 1943 --
The Final Abandonment, 1944 --
Jewish Rescue Organizations --
Survival and Non-Jewish Rescuers --
Crossing Frontiers --
Jews in the Armed Resistance.
Other Titles: 100 pictures from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art
One hundred pictures from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art
Responsibility: by John Szarkowski.

Abstract:

This survey of The Museum of Modern Art's Photography Collection explores the evolution of the photographic medium using specific examples to illustrate its development. John Szarkowski investigates the aesthetic, formal, social, and historical issues of one hundred photographs selected from 'the Modern's' collections.

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by hytekswytek (WorldCat user on 2008-08-04)

Index to the photographers: Abbott, Berenice -- Adams, Ansel -- Adamson, Robert -- Alvarez-Bravo, Manuel -- Avedon, Richard -- Arbus, Diane -- Atget, Eugene -- Barnard, George N. -- Bellocq, E.J. -- Bennett, Henry Hamilton -- Boubat, Edouard -- Bourke-White Margaret -- Brandt, Bill -- Brassai -- Callahan, Harrry -- Cameron, Julia Margaret -- Capa, Robert -- Caponigro, Paul -- Cartier-Bresson, Henri -- Coburn, Alvin Langdon -- Cunningham, Imogen -- Davidson, Bruce -- DeCarava, Roy -- De Meyer, Baron Adolphe -- Doisineau, Robert -- Domon, Ken -- Duncan, David Douglas -- Edgerton, Dr. Harold E. -- Emerson, Peter Henry -- England, William -- Elliott Erwitt -- Evans, Frederick -- Evans, Walker -- Fellig, Arthur [Weegee] -- Frank, Robert -- Friedlander, Lee -- Gardner, Alexander -- Garnett, William A. -- Genthe, Arnold -- Giacomelli, Mario -- Halasz, Gyula [Brassaï] -- Hill, David Octavius -- Hine, Lewis W. -- Jackson, William Henry -- Johnston, Frances Benjamin -- Ken Josephson -- Käsebier, Gertrude -- Kertesz, Andre -- Klein, William -- Koudelka, Josef -- Krause, George -- Lange, Dorothea -- Lartigue, Jacques-Henri -- Laughlin, Clarence John -- Lee, Russell -- Levitt, Helen -- Man Ray -- Metzker, Ray K. -- Meyerowitz, Joel -- Michals, Duane -- Model, Lissette -- Modotti, Tina -- Moholy-Nagy, László -- Morgan, Barbara -- Morris, Wright -- Muray, Nickolas -- Muybridge, Eadweard -- Nadar -- Newman, Arnold -- Nottman, William McFarlane -- O’Sullivam, Timothy H. -- Outerbridge, Paul -- Penn, Irving -- Photographer unknown -- Riis, Jacob -- Rodchenko, Alexander -- Salomon, Erich -- Sander, August -- Savage -- Naomi -- Shahn, Ben -- Sheeler, Charles -- Shew, William -- Siskind, Aaron -- Smith, W. Eugene -- Sommer, Frederick -- Steichen, Edward -- Steiner, Ralph -- Stieglitz, Alfred -- Strand, Paul -- Thomson, John -- Tournachon, Gaspard Félix [Nadar] -- Uelsmann, Jerry -- Vishniac, Roman -- Watkins, Carleton -- Weegee -- Wessel, Jr. Henry -- Weston, Brett -- Weston, Edward -- White, Clarence -- White, Minor -- Winogrand, Garry.

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