Edward Steichen

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Thames & Hudson, 2007 - Biography & Autobiography - 61 pages
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Handsome and collectible, the books each contain full-page duotone and/or color reproductions, plus a critical introduction and a bibliography.

Edward Steichen (1879-1973) had the rare ability to turn his talents to almost all genres of photography. Art and industry, fashion and beauty, celebrity portraits, landscapes and cityscapes, nudes and dancers—his legacy remains omnipresent. It was Steichen's curious and inventive mind that made this diversity possible, as he ignored established dogma to carve out his own unique path. This book presents the best of his work from a career that spanned well over half a century.

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Edward Steichen: the early years

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Edward Steichen (1879-1973) produced many of his strongest photographs from the 1890s to World War I, the period covered here in examples from the Metropolitan Museum of Art's collection. Steichen ... Read full review

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Love Steichen and love this book. I wish they included the photographic technique he used for each photo as he used so many (platinum, gum bichromate, gum bichromate over platinum print, direct carbon, gelatin silver, etc.) Read full review

Contents

Section 1
62
Section 2
63
Section 3
63
Copyright

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About the author (2007)

William A. Ewing was Director of the Musée de l'Elysée in Lausanne from 1996 to 2010. His many publications on photography include The Body (1994), Face: The New Photographic Portrait (2006) and Arnold Newman: Masterclass (2012).

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