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Street seen : the psychological gesture in American photography, 1940-1959

Author: Lisa Hostetler; Milwaukee Art Museum.
Publisher: Milwaukee, WI : Milwaukee Art Museum ; Munich, Germany ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"This in-depth and generously illustrated look at six postwar photographers, alongwith a selection of their predecessors and contemporaries, captures a unique and pivotal moment in American photographic history. World War II and its aftermath ushered in a new era of artistic expression. Abstract Expressionism, film noir, Beat poetry, and the New Journalism are often considered responses to war's shocking realities.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
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Hostetler, Lisa, 1971-
Street seen.
Milwaukee, WI : Milwaukee Art Museum ; Munich, Germany ; New York : DelMonico Books/Prestel, ©2009
(OCoLC)757587663
Named Person: Ted Croner; Louis Faurer; Robert Frank; William Klein; Saul Leiter; Lisette Model; Margaret Bourke-White
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lisa Hostetler; Milwaukee Art Museum.
ISBN: 9783791350349 379135034X 9783791362847 3791362844
OCLC Number: 458737472
Notes: "Published on the occasion of the exhibition Street seen: the psychological gesture in American photography, 1940-1959, organized and presented by the Milwaukee Art Museum from January 30 to April 25, 2010."--Colophon.
Covers the photography of Lisette Model, Louis Faurer, Ted Croner, Saul Leiter, William Klein, and Robert Frank.
Artists include: Margaret Bourke-White, Alexey Brodovitch, Rudy Burckhardt, Robert Capa, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Ted Croner, Don Donaghy, Walker Evans, Louis Faurer, Robert Frank, Sid Grossman, John Gutmann, Dave Heath, William Klein, Saul Leiter, Leon Levinstein, Helen Levitt, Roger Mayne, Lisette Model, Marvin Newman, Frank Paulin, W. Eugene Smith, Weegee.
Description: 207 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Contents: Director's Foreword / Dan Keegan --
Introduction / Lisa Hostetler --
Street Seen: The Psychological Gesture in American Photography, 1940-1959 / Lisa Hostetler --
Works in the Exhibition --
Illustration Credits --
Lenders to the Exhibition --
Timeline / Lisa Hostetler and Rachel Vander Weit --
Photographer Biographies / Rachel Vander Weit --
Selected Bibliography --
Acknowledgments / Lisa Hostetler.
Responsibility: Lisa Hostetler.
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This in-depth and generously illustrated look at six post-war photographers captures a unique and pivotal moment in American photographic history.  Read more...

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