Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography, Volume 1

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Lynne Warren
Routledge, Nov 1, 2005 - Photography - 2042 pages
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The Encyclopedia of Twentieth-Century Photography explores the vast international scope of twentieth-century photography and explains that history with a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary manner. This unique approach covers the aesthetic history of photography as an evolving art and documentary form, while also recognizing it as a developing technology and cultural force. This Encyclopedia presents the important developments, movements, photographers, photographic institutions, and theoretical aspects of the field along with information about equipment, techniques, and practical applications of photography. To bring this history alive for the reader, the set is illustrated in black and white throughout, and each volume contains a color plate section. A useful glossary of terms is also included.

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This three-volume encyclopedia, edited by Warren (curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago), surveys photographic history and practice for the last 100 years. The thematic list of more than 500 A ... Read full review

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The most comprehensive photographer / photography 20th century refence book to date. This and the Oxford Companion are a must for every library.

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