An American Century of Photography: From Dry-plate to Digital : the Hallmark Photographic Collection
Hallmark Cards, Incorporated, 1999 - Art - 590 pages
Fully 50 percent larger than the highly acclaimed first edition of An American Century of Photography, radically revised with almost 200 new images, and including work by 120 new photographers, this comprehensive volume is like no other on the subject. It presents a significantly new perspective on the history of American photography from the mid-1880s to the present, emphasizing the relationship between individuals and aesthetic movements and the intellectual and cultural climate in which artists work.
The lavish illustrations, printed to the highest standards in both tritone and color, are drawn from The Hallmark Photographic Collection, one of the most renowned holdings of its kind. Begun in 1964, it is distinguished both by the exceptional quality of its rare prints and by the breadth of its perspective. As this unparalleled volume by a world-renowned authority demonstrates, the collection provides a uniquely stimulating survey of leading artists, ideas, and images.
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Begun in 1964 and currently one of the largest and highest quality corporate art collections, the Hallmark Photographic Collection is both the subject of this book and of a major exhibition that will ... Read full review