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Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art

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This work explores the history of photography using examples from the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In the author's analyses he investigates the aesthetic, formal, social and historical issues of 100 photographs selected from "the Modern's" collections.

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In this new edition of what "The New Yorker" calls "one of the finest photography anthologies in print, " Szarkowski explores the history of photography using 100 examples from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art. 100 duotone photos. Available

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Jane Applebee, January 3, 2007 (view all comments by Jane Applebee)
This is a great introduction to the history of photography. Szarkowski's essays are pithy, thoughtful and sometimes almost whimsical. One photo and one essay per page, that is the deal thoughout, no long boring diatribes, if that is how you see those multipage essays - I do. The production quality of the prints is very high and his selections interesting, choosing not always the the better known prints of famous photographers and including many photographers you may never have heard of. It is a wonderful foundation to build from and a treasure to own.
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ISBN:
9780821226230
Subtitle:
100 Pictures from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art
Author:
Szarkowski, John
Author:
Museum of Modern Art
Author:
Museum Of Modern Art
Publisher:
Bulfinch Press
Location:
New York : The Museum ;
Subject:
Photography
Subject:
Photo Essays
Subject:
Photography, Artistic
Subject:
Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions
Subject:
Exhibitions
Subject:
Photograph collections
Copyright:
Series Volume:
1647
Publication Date:
September 1999
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
216
Dimensions:
11.06x8.97x.64 in. 2.30 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This work explores the history of photography using examples from the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. In the author's analyses he investigates the aesthetic, formal, social and historical issues of 100 photographs selected from "the Modern's" collections.
"Synopsis" by , In this new edition of what "The New Yorker" calls "one of the finest photography anthologies in print, " Szarkowski explores the history of photography using 100 examples from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art. 100 duotone photos. Available
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