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A world history of photography

Author: Naomi Rosenblum
Publisher: New York (N.Y.) ; London : Abbeville Press Publishers, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Fourth editionView all editions and formats
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Investigates various aspects of photography - aesthetic, documentary, commercial, and technical and places photos in their historical context. This book explores the diverse roles that photography  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Naomi Rosenblum
ISBN: 9780789209467 0789209462 9780789209375 0789209373
OCLC Number: 495414249
Description: 1 vol. (712 p.) : ill. en noir et en coul., couv. ill. en noir et en coul. ; 30 cm
Contents: Preface 9 1. THE EARLY YEARS: TECHNOLOGY, VISION, USERS 1839--1875 14 2. A PLENITUDE OF PORTRAITS 1839--1890 38 The Galerie Contemporaine--Appearance and Character in 19th-Century Portraiture 84 3. DOCUMENTATION: LANDSCAPE AND ARCHITECTURE 1839--1890 The Western Landscape--Natural and Fabricated 144 4. DOCUMENTATION: OBJECTS AND EVENTS 1839--1890 154 A Short Technical History: Part 1 192 A 19th-Century Forerunner of Photojournalism--The Execution of the Lincoln Conspirators 200 5. PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART: THE FIRST PHASE 1839--1890 208 6. NEW TECHNOLOGY, NEW VISION, NEW USERS 1875--1925 244 The Origins of Color in Camera Images 280 7. ART PHOTOGRAPHY: ANOTHER ASPECT 1890--:1920 296 8. DOCUMENTATION: THE SOCIAL SCENE to 1945 Illuminating Injustice: The Camera and Social Issues 384 9. ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND MODERNISM 1920--1945 392 A Short Technical History: Part II 442 The Machine: Icons of the Industrial Ethos 454 10. WORDS AND PICTURES: PHOTOGRAPHS IN PRINT MEDIA 1920--1980 462 11. PHOTOGRAPHY SINCE 1950: THE STRAIGHT IMAGE 516 12. PHOTOGRAPHY SINCE 1950: MANIPULATIONS AND COLOR 570 A Short Technical History: Part III 630 Afterword 639 Notes 642 A Photography Time Line 655 Glossary 661 Bibliography 666 Index 684
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"Now, if you want a remarkable run-down on the entire phenomenon [of photography], from the earliest beginnings to the present day ... you couldn't do better to get it all, compactly and Read more...

 
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