The Family of man: the 30th anniversary edition of the classic book of photography

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The Museum, 1983 - Photography - 192 pages
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This now classic book is the permanent embodiment of Edward Steichen's masterpiece - a creation that has been hailed as the most successful and inspiring exhibition of photography ever assembled. The Family of Man opened at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, in January 1955 and thereafter traveled throughout the United States and much of the world. In the pages of this book are reproduced all of the 503 images that Steichen described as "photographs, made in all parts of the world, of the gamut of life from birth to death with emphasis on... daily relationships.... Photographs of lovers and marriage and child-bearing, of the family unit with its joys, trials and tribulations.... Photographs concerned with man's dreams and aspirations and photographs of the flaming creative forces of love and truth and the corrosive evil inherent in the lie".

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Some beautiful and fascinating photographs. - Goodreads
great collection of beautiful pictures - Goodreads
Powerful, amazing photography. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Matthew Trevino - Goodreads

I was pleasantly surprised to find this at a local resale bookstore for only $1, and even more surprised at how much I enjoyed the images. This collection is great and, I think, can stand without ... Read full review

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User Review  - Well-steered - Goodreads

Alas, it was impossible to go to the exhibit in Clervaux, Luxembourg when I visited there last week due to the scarcity of public transportation on Sundays. So this was a poor substitute. Read full review

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