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Margaret Bourke-White : the photography of design, 1927-1936

Author: Stephen Bennett Phillips; Margaret Bourke-White; Phillips Collection.
Publisher: New York : Phillips Collection in association with Rizzoli, 2003.
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"Margaret Bourke-White is best known as the first staff photographer of Fortune magazine, the first female war correspondent, and the woman whose photographs made the covers of Life magazine famous. But before she began traveling throughout the world to document history in the making, Bourke-White was creating evocative abstract photographs of American industry and architecture." "Margaret Bourke-White: Photography  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibitions
Named Person: Margaret Bourke-White; Margaret Bourke-White
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Bennett Phillips; Margaret Bourke-White; Phillips Collection.
ISBN: 0847825051 9780847825059
OCLC Number: 50725620
Notes: "February 15-May 11, 2003, the Phillips Collection"--T.p. verso.
Description: 207 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Contents: Margaret Bourke-White : romancing the machine / Stephen Bennett Phillips --
Photographs --
A chronology : Margaret Bourke-White's life and times. Appendix. Selected correspondence : Margaret Bourke-White and Time, Inc., 1929-1936 --
Radio talk : "Opportunities for young women in the field of photography" --
Radio interview : "Adventurous careers for women".
Responsibility: Stephen Bennett Phillips.
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Many full-page plates of the photographs of commercial photographer Bourke-White, as well as photos by her contemporaries, are presented in this handsome catalogue, published in conjunction with an  Read more...

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"A pioneer not only as a woman photographer, but a pioneer as a great photojournalist."--Arnold Newman "Stephen Phillips's thoughtful and literate new book on Margaret Bourke-White is a very useful Read more...

 
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