Originally published in 1973, this survey of The Museum of Modern Art's photography collection explores the evolution of the photographic medium using specific examples to illustrate its development. In concise analyses, John Szarkowski investigates the aesthetic, formal, social and historical issues of 100 photographs selected from the Modern's ...
Originally published in 1973, this survey of The Museum of Modern Art's photography collection explores the evolution of the photographic medium using specific examples to illustrate its development. In concise analyses, John Szarkowski investigates the aesthetic, formal, social and historical issues of 100 photographs selected from the Modern's collections. This archive of pictures contains a vast range of works from familiar and not-so-familiar photographers. Included are some the of most recognizable pictures of the past 150 years by acknowledged masters of their field such as Adamson, Cameron, Stieglitz, Weston, Cartier-Bresson, Cunningham, Arbus and Frank.
Good/No DJ. 9" x 11" Ex Library Good/No DJ. Ex library with usual treatment. Rich clay brown wax cloth cover with white writing on the spine. Very minimal wear on corners and headband and tail of spine. Some scuff marking on the general body of the cover front and back. There is a 1" x 3" area on the back cover that is sticky from a label removal. Some tears to the internal hinge on first 3 pages but binding is tight. Internal pages are generally clean, clear and complete with only minor stains on about 5% of pages. Rich and crisp black and white images throughout. 215 pages.
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Fair. This is an X-LIBRARY 1973 hardcover. The corners of the cover are worn and there are black marks on the edge of the pages. The spine is slightly torn and the pages are yellowing, but a good copy overall. Daily shipping.
Good. Missing Dust Jacket. Minor discoloration on tail-edge. Minor rubbing on corners of boards. The pages of the text are clean and unmarked. Book is ex-library with the usual markings and labels. Attractive book with some signs of use. All items guaranteed, and a portion of each sale supports social programs in Los Angeles. Ships from CA.
Seventh printing. Hardcover. 216 pages. A terrific guide to photography from the very important curator Szarkowski. Includes 100 images from the collection of The Museum of Modern Art. A fine copy in a very near fine dust jacket. A very good reference work.
Most of the photographers/photographs reviewed in this book are not the well know, well talked about, well reviewed pictures we have seen over the years. That makes this book a fresh and interesting *new* work that is refreshing.
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