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1900 Platinum print, 7 Vis x 9 x/2 Gift of Lincoln Kirstein The importance of
women as photographers has been much greater than one would guess on the
basis of a straight statistical projection. As a nonscientific measure of this claim, it
MANUEL ALVAREZ BRAVO Mexican, born 1901 Woman Combing Her Hair.
1937-1939 77/ie x 9% Gift of Edgar J. Kaufman, Jr. Why is this beautiful young
woman not bathed in a flood of light, illuminating her youth and her pleasure?
IRVING PENN American, born 1917 Woman in Black Dress. 1950 16V4 x 11 Gift
of the artist Those who have paid even cursor) attention to the vocabularv of the
high- fashion magazines realize that English has different meanings in this ...
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Szarkowski discusses the various photography equipment, film developing processes, image framing, photo altering techniques and occasionally, subject selection that were used by the photographers of ... Read full review
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This is a basic text for anyone serious about photography. A brilliant writer, Szarkowski can be argued with, found lacking, but not ignored. One Hundred images from MOMA's collection are well selected and presented, one page each for reproduction opposite a one page essay response. Read full review