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Photo Icons I (1827-1926) (Icons)

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Photographs have a strange and powerful way of shaping the way we see the world and influencing our perceptions of reality. To demonstrate the unique and profound influence on culture and society that photographs have, Photo Icons puts the most important landmarks in the history of photography under the microscope.

Each chapter focuses on a single image which is described and analyzed in detail, in aesthetic, historical, and artistic contextsEach chapter focuses on a single image which is described and analyzed in detail, in aesthetic, historical, and artistic contexts.

Volume I begins with the very first permanent images (Nicéphore Niépce's 1827 8-hour-exposure rooftop picture and Louis Daguerre's famous 1839 street scene) and takes the reader up through the avant-garde photography of the 1920s.

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The most important landmarks in the history of photography. A new title in Taschen's successful Icons series.

Product Details

ISBN:
9783822818282
Author:
Koetzle, Hans-Michael
Publisher:
Taschen
Author:
Koetzle, Hans-Michael
Subject:
History
Subject:
Criticism
Subject:
Photography-Anthologies and History
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Taschen
Series:
Icon (Taschen)
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.94x5.68x.53 in. .88 lbs.

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