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Benson, Richard 1943-

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Works: 69 works in 156 publications in 2 languages and 4,266 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Bibliography‡vCatalogs  Poetry  Pictorial works  Self-portraits  Portraits  Lyric poetry  Catalogs  Illustrated works 
Roles: Author, Photographer, Printer, wat, Other, Compiler, Author of introduction
Classifications: PS3505.R272, 770.9
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The printed picture by Richard Benson( Book )
15 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 835 libraries worldwide
"The Painted Picture traces the changing technology of picture-making from the Renaissance to the present, focusing on the vital role of images in multiple copies. From woodblocks to modern color photographs, from engravings to bar codes, from daguerreotypes to today's digital wonders, the book succinctly examines the full range of pictorial processes. Exploring how pictures look by describing how they are made, author Richard Benson reaches fresh conclusions about what pictures can mean. Presented as a series of one-page essays opposite the pictures they examine, the book retains the engaging, informal style of Benson's celebrated seminars at Yale University."--Jacket
The book of 101 books : seminal photographic books of the twentieth century ( Book )
12 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 630 libraries worldwide
"L'ouvrage se présente comme un recueil du premier livre édité pour chacun des 101 photographes du 20e siècle sélectionnés ici, accompagné d'une notice retraçant l'histoire de chacune de ces éditions
Friedlander by Lee Friedlander( Book )
14 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 619 libraries worldwide
"The hipster wit and graphic verve of Lee Friedlander's irreverent glimpses of the city street and tongue-in-cheek self-portraits of the 1960s delivered a bracing jolt to American photography. Since the early 1970s his mastery of craft, playful affection for tradition, and voracious curiosity have transformed that early style into a fluid stream of observation, ever more capacious, nimble, and sensuous. Working in extended series that he often makes into books - some two dozen so far - Friedlander has become one of the most prolific artists in photography's history. The considerable range of his work over the past five decades - including portraits, nudes, still lifes, and studies of people at work - is anchored in a uniquely vivid and far-reaching vision of the American scene." "Friedlander, published to accompany a major retrospective exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, generously surveys the entire range of the photographer's work to date in 764 plates presented as a unfolding series of family groups. Some groups are devoted to major projects - including Self Portrait (1970), The American Monument (1976), Portraits (1985), Nudes (1991), and Sticks & Stones: Architectural America (2004) - while others, rigorously organized by date, theme, and style, further enable readers to chart the evolution of an extraordinary rich career. The book's large pages accommodate telling juxtapositions as well as ample reproductions of Friedlander's square-format photographs of the past decade, when a change of cameras made all of his old problems new again and opened fresh paths of discovery. The plates conclude with a suite of landscapes made in the American West, published for the first time. At once magisterial and bizarre, these pictures attest to the undiminished vitality of Friedlander's eye." "In the book's main essay, Peter Galassi, the Museum's Chief Curator of Photography, offers the first in-depth account of Friedlander's career. Richard Benson, Dean of the Yale University School of Art, contributes a second essay telling the story of his own role in making Friedlander's books. The first detailed catalogue of Friedlander's books, special editions, and portfolios, along with a chronology and bibliography, conclude the volume."--Jacket
A maritime album : 100 photographs and their stories by Va.) Mariners' Museum (Newport News( Book )
6 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and held by 486 libraries worldwide
This book depicts the relationships of mariners with their vessels and the sea. Each photograph chronicles a fragment of the mariner's experience over the past 200 years - shipbuilding, the making of a wooden skiff, commercial fishing and whaling, amateur sailing, deep-sea diving, naval encounters, and much more. In his introduction, John Szarkowski shares his artistic rationale for selecting the particular images that appear in this book. Benson's essays, which accompany the photographs, unify image and story in a vignette of time and place, of historical, societal, and individual meaning. This book is the catalogue for a traveling exhibition that will open in December 1997 at The Mariners' Museum in Newport News, Virginia
In the picture : self-portraits, 1958-2011 by Lee Friedlander( Book )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 364 libraries worldwide
Lee Friedlander (b. 1934) has been tackling the challenge of self-portraiture throughout his prolific career. What began as an unorthodox investigation of the genre has become a masterful engagement spanning five decades. In this compilation, which includes hundreds of previously unpublished pictures, we follow the famous photographer through the years as his personal and creative lives unfold and intertwine --
Nash Editions : photography and the art of digital printing by Garrett White( Book )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 113 libraries worldwide
The bridge; a poem by Hart Crane( Book )
3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 107 libraries worldwide
Begun in 1923 and published 1930, The Bridge is Crane's major work. "Very roughly," he wrote a friend, "it concerns a mystical synthesis of 'America' ... The initial impulses of 'our people' will have to be gathered up toward the climax of the bridge, symbol of our constructive future, our unique identity."
'O, write my name' : American portraits, Harlem heroes by Carl Van Vechten( Book )
2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Lee Friedlander : western landscapes by Lee Friedlander( Book )
2 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 91 libraries worldwide
Lee Friedlander (b. 1934) is best known for his images of the social landscape, in which the banal features of roadsides and city streets become a vivid backdrop for human interaction. In this extraordinary compilation, Friedlander turns his attention to the natural landscape. Western Landscapes features more than 175 images of the western United States, Canada, and Mexico, taken during the 1990s and 2000s. The selection encompasses mountains, deserts, icy plains, and forests alike, capturing the majesty of crashing waves and towering peaks as well as the humble beauty of mottled stones and tangled twigs. Friedlander also showcases in crisp black and white some of the most prominent and treasured American national parks-including Yosemite, Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon, and Zion. The iconic grandeur and isolation of the west provide a counterpoint to Friedlander's portraits and scenes of modern American life, illustrating another equally compelling dimension of national identity
A Yale album : the third century by Richard Benson( Book )
3 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 89 libraries worldwide
"This photograph album of Yale's third century contains a rich and surprising assortment of pictures selected by the photographer Richard Benson. Punctuated with essays by past and present notables of the Yale community and by Benson's own commentary, the album moves from Old Yale at the turn of the century to challenges facing the university in the new millennium. The people, events, objects, and settings encountered along the way have contributed to the making of the Yale experience in the twentieth century."--Jacket
Photographs from the collection of the Gilman Paper Company by Gilman Paper Company( Book )
4 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 62 libraries worldwide
Gator! by Lawrence Mahoney( Book )
1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 52 libraries worldwide
Coppélia : New York City Ballet by Nancy Goldner( Book )
1 edition published in 1974 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Lee Friedlander at work by Lee Friedlander( Book )
10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 25 libraries worldwide
Over en periode på 16 år har fotografen fulgt den amerikanske industriarbejder og funktionær. "Arbejde" som motiv gives (eller giver) mange udtryksformer
The physical print : a brief survey of the photographic process by Richard Benson( Book )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 22 libraries worldwide
L'après-midi d'un faune : Nijinsky, 1912 : thirty-three photographs by Baron Adolphe de Meyer, palladium prints by Richard Benson by Adolf De Meyer( Book )
5 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 16 libraries worldwide
Lee Friedlander - In the picture : self-portraits, 1958-2011 by Lee Friedlander( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Lee Friedlander has been tackling the challenge of self-portraiture throughout his prolific career. This compilation, which includes hundreds of previously unpublished pictures, follows the famous photographer through the years as his personal and creative lives unfold and intertwine
The Armand Hammer Collection by Armand Hammer Foundation( Book )
1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Edward Steichen, the early years, 1900-1927 by Edward Steichen( Book )
1 edition published in 1981 in English and held by 12 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Benson, Richard M. A. 1943-
Benson, Richard Mead 1943-
Benson, Richard Mead Atwater 1943-
Richard Benson
Richard Benson Amerikaans fotograaf
Ричард Бенсон
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