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Minor White : manifestations of the spirit

Author: Paul Martineau; Minor White; J. Paul Getty Museum,
Publisher: Los Angeles : J. Paul Getty Museum, [2014] ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Controversial, misunderstood, and sometimes overlooked, Minor White is one of the great photographers of the twentieth century. He believed in the power of photography as a medium for spiritual transformation and created images charged with symbolism. Over the course of his long career, White's work-not only as photographer, but also as teacher, editor, critic, and curator-has influenced an entire generation of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Named Person: Minor White; Minor White; Minor White
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Martineau; Minor White; J. Paul Getty Museum,
ISBN: 9781606063224 1606063227
OCLC Number: 862929154
Notes: "This publication is issued on the occasion of the exhibition Minor White: Manifestations of the Spirit, on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center, Los Angeles, from July 8 to October 19, 2014"--ECIP galley.
Includes index.
Description: ix, 198 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Contents: "My heart laid bare" : photography, transformation, and transcendence --
Portland : a new beginning --
World War II : marking time --
New York : a period of consolidation --
San Francisco : self-discovery through a camera --
Aperture : another door opens --
Rochester : dark becomes light --
Boston : a life in photography.
Other Titles: Manifestations of the spirit
Responsibility: Paul Martineau.

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Controversial, misunderstood, and sometimes overlooked, Minor White (1908-1976) is one of the great photographers of the 20th-century, whose ideas exerted a powerful influence on a generation of  Read more...

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A small sampling of the thousands of photographs [White] took, many in emotive sequences, are scrupulously reproduced in this handsome book. . . . This publication is a fine introduction to a gifted Read more...

 
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