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Twentieth Century United States Photographers: A Students Guide Kristin G. Congdon

Twentieth Century United States Photographers: A Students Guide

Kristin G. Congdon

Published April 1st 2008
ISBN : 9780313335617
Hardcover
384 pages
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Since the invention of the first camera through the advent of digital photography, men and women have sought to communicate a variety of messages and document a variety of experiences both personal and professional through their lenses. Hallmark andMoreSince the invention of the first camera through the advent of digital photography, men and women have sought to communicate a variety of messages and document a variety of experiences both personal and professional through their lenses. Hallmark and Congdon trace the lives of seventy-five American photographers who have had the most impact on the world of photography and the culture at large. Whether they are capturing strinking landscape scenes, terrible workplace conditions, the minute detail of a flower, a face, or an abstract image, these photographers tell viewers a story that is at the same time a historical record of the past and an interpretation of the future.Photographers included in this volume: -Ansel Adams -Diane Arbus -Richard Avedon -Margaret Bourke-White -Edward Curtis -Walker Evans -Lewis Hine -Annie Leibovitz -Carm Little Turtle -Man Ray -Robert Mapplethorpe -Cindy Sherman -William Wegman -Edward Weston