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Jeff Wall
Jeff Wall
by Tobias Ostrander
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Standing almost 14 inches wide by 20 inches tall, this exquisitely produced volume affords readers an unprecedented opportunity to study the work of the important Canadian artist/photographer Jeff Wall at the large scale for which his work is known... (read more)

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Family Secrets : Acts of Menory and Imagination ((Rev)02 Edition)
Family Secrets : Acts of Menory and Imagination ((Rev)02 Edition)
by Annette Kuhn
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 180-181).... (read more)

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Pajaros
Pajaros
by Graciela Iturbide
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The birds are birds as we know them and are birds that cannot be known; they are common and uncommon, whirling and blurred; the birds are dead; the birds are gawking and gawky, tender and woebegone; the birds are dirty and transient and religious and... (read more)

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The Invisibles: Vintage Portraits of Love and Pride. Gay Couples in the Early Twentieth Century
The Invisibles: Vintage Portraits of Love and Pride. Gay Couples in the Early Twentieth Century
by Sebastien Lifshitz
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Sébastien Lifshitz is a contemporary artist and cinematographer. He received the Jean Vigo Prize in 1996 for Les corps ouverts and the Cesar Award in 2013 for The Invisibles.... (read more)

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World History of Photography (4TH 07 Edition)
World History of Photography (4TH 07 Edition)
by Naomi Rosenblum
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From the camera lucida to the latest in digital image making and computer manipulation, photographic technology has dramatically changed throughout its nearly 200-year history, as succinctly explained and powerfully illustrated in A World History of... (read more)

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Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals
Asylum: Inside the Closed World of State Mental Hospitals
by Christopher Payne
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andlt;Pandgt;For more than half the nation's history, vast mental hospitals were a prominent feature of the American landscape. From the mid-nineteenth century to the early twentieth, over 250 institutions for the insane were built throughout the United... (read more)

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Looking At Photographs: a Guide To Technical Terms (Rev 10 Edition)
Looking At Photographs: a Guide To Technical Terms (Rev 10 Edition)
by Gordon Baldwin
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From its origins at the end of the 1830s, photography has never ceased to evolve both aesthetically and technologically. The past decade has given rise to the new age of digital photography, so Looking at Photographs, first published in 1991, has been... (read more)

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Street Photography Now
Street Photography Now
by Sophie Howarth
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Included are luminaries such as Magnum members Bruce Gilden, Martin Parr, and Alex Webb (who are still "seeing what is invisible to others," as Robert Frank put it), along with an international group of emerging photographers whose individual biographies... (read more)

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Print the Legend: Photography and the American West
Print the Legend: Photography and the American West
by Martha A. Sandweiss
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This prize-winning book tells the intertwined stories of photography and the American West-a new medium and a new place that came of age together in the nineteenth century. Excellent . . . rewarding . . . a provocative look at the limits of photography... (read more)

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Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World
Speak Truth to Power: Human Rights Defenders Who Are Changing Our World
by Kerry Kennedy Cuomo
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Speak Truth to Power presents an inspiring rainbow of heroes from more than thirty-five countries and five continents. In searing and uplifting interviews, veteran human rights defender Kerry Kennedy Cuomo examines the quality of courage with women and... (read more)

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At the Edge of Sight: Photography and the Unseen
At the Edge of Sight: Photography and the Unseen
by Shawn Michelle Smith
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The advent of photography revolutionized perception, making visible what was once impossible to see with the human eye. In At the Edge of Sight, Shawn Michelle Smith engages these dynamics of seeing and not seeing, focusing attention as much on absence... (read more)

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Film-Star Portraits of the Fifties: 163 Glamor Photos
Film-Star Portraits of the Fifties: 163 Glamor Photos
by John Kobal
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The brightest stars of the 1950s live on in this wonderful, black-and-white gallery of publicity shots. Includes 114 major stars in their Hollywood heyday: Marlon Brando, James Dean, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Marlene Dietrich, Kirk Douglas, William... (read more)

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Extreme Ice Now: Vanishing Glaciers and Changing Climate: A Progress Report
Extreme Ice Now: Vanishing Glaciers and Changing Climate: A Progress Report
by James Balog
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Using both time-lapse and conventional photography as well as digital video, the Extreme Ice Survey is the most extensive visual study ever conducted to illustrate the catastrophic melting of glacial ice. The result is a dramatic and timely demonstration... (read more)

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The Photograph (Oxford History of Art)
The Photograph (Oxford History of Art)
by Graham Clarke
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In this rich and fascinating work, Clarke gives a clear and incisive account of the photograph's historical development, elucidating the insights of the most engaging thinkers on the subject, including Roland Barthes and Susan Sontag. The Photograph... (read more)

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Wisconsin Death Trip
Wisconsin Death Trip
by Michael Lesy
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A shocking portrait of a small town crumbling — socially, morally, physically and emotionally — under the impact of the great depression of the 1890s. This "cult classic" is now available again in paperback.... (read more)

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The Window in Photographs
The Window in Photographs
by Karen Hellman.
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Photographers have been irresistibly drawn to the window as a powerful source of inspiration throughout the history of the medium. As one of the first camera subjects, the window is literally and figuratively linked to the photographic process itself... (read more)

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Photography in Print : Writings From 1816 To the Present (81 Edition)
Photography in Print : Writings From 1816 To the Present (81 Edition)
by Vicki Goldberg
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This useful collection includes over a century of the very best writing on photography. Vicki Goldberg has brought together more than 75 essays and excerpts that cover a vast and provocative range of topics. We have the first-hand accounts of... (read more)

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New York in the Forties
New York in the Forties
by Andreas Feininger
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One of the finest in-depth photographic records of Gotham ever published, this volume recaptures the city's glory years. Scenes include skyscrapers under construction, Harlem nightclubs, waterfront activity, Bowery flophouses, the Brooklyn Bridge... (read more)

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Crowns
Crowns
by Michael Cunningham
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Cunningham and Marberry offer a celebration of the style, pride, and verve of African-American women and their hats in magnificent photos and engaging essays. 50 photos.... (read more)

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The Contact Sheet
The Contact Sheet
by Steve Crist
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Behind every great photograph is a story. For every noteworthy image there are many more images taken before and after the moment that are often left unseen to anyone but the photographer himself. Featuring a diverse collection of original contact sheets... (read more)

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