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The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century: Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection

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The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century: Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection - Hambourg, Maria Morris, Ms., and Daniel, Malcolm, and Rosenheim, Jeff L
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An "evanescent shadow, a delicate, just perceptible image, the trace of a small plant on a field of periwinkle blue." With this description of one of the very earliest photographic experiments, Maria Morris Hambourg begins the riveting story of photography's first century, a story that concludes on the eve of World War II with the dramatic photographs of Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Capa, and Walker Evans, images imprinted indelibly into the consciousness of the modern era. The 253 works in the exhibition, many of them ...

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The Waking Dream: Photography's First Century: Selections from the Gilman Paper Company Collection 1993, Metropolitan Museum of Art New York, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780810964273

Hardcover