The Unknown Berenice Abbott

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Steidl #ad - Deep woods presents abbott's 1943 and 1967 images of the Red River Logging Company in California's High Sierra Mountains, her first such documentary project. Greenwich village collects for the first time the spectrum of Abbott's photographs of Manhattan's beloved Lower West Side neighborhood, her home when she left Ohio in 1918 and again in the mid-1930s.

1, u. S. A. Including abbott's first experimental work in color, records her ambitious trip down the length of U. S. Route 1 in 1954, a precursor to Robert Frank's The Americans. The five comprehensive volumes of The Unknown Berenice Abbott present hundreds of unseen and till now unpublished images from the sweep of Berenice Abbott's seminal career.

The Unknown Berenice Abbott #ad - The american scene showcases photographs from Abbott's journeys through America in 1933, 1934 and 1935, hardly seen since that time. New york--early work contains rare images of new York after the Wall Street Crash of 1929 made by Abbott with a small hand-held camera as sketches for large format photographs.

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Berenice Abbott: Paris Portraits 1925–1930

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Steidl/Commerce Graphics, New York #ad - In 1929 she returned to New York, photographing its neighborhoods, buildings and residents. For this landmark book, 115 portraits of 83 subjects have been scanned from the original glass negatives, which have been printed in full. Berenice abbott was born in Springfield, Ohio, in 1898. The photographs that launched abbott's career: portraits of artists and writers in prewar Paris, from Jean Cocteau to James JoyceThis is one in a series of books to be published by Steidl that will explore Berenice Abbott’s oeuvre.

Paris portraits 1925–1930 features the results of Abbott’s earliest photographic project and illustrates the philosophy of all her subsequent work. Abbott was first introduced to photography while studying sculpture in Paris; she became Man Ray's darkroom assistant and soon began her own studio, practicing primarily portrait photography.

She left ohio state university early for New York's Greenwich Village in 1918, where she spent several years before studying in Europe. After a lung operation in the 1950s­­, abbott resettled in Maine, on doctor's orders to escape urban pollution, where she would remain until her death in 1991. Paris portraits 1925 1930

Berenice Abbott: Paris Portraits 1925–1930 #ad - Within a year her work was exhibited and acclaimed. Abbott began her photographic career in paris in 1925, coco chanel, max Ernst, taking portraits of some the most celebrated artists and writers of the day, including Marie Laurencin, Peggy Guggenheim, Jean Cocteau, André Gide, Philippe Soupault and James Joyce.

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Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography

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W. W. Norton & Company #ad - A teenage rebel from ohio, in sylvia beach's words, Abbott escaped first to Greenwich Village and then to Paris―photographing, "everyone who was anyone. As the roaring twenties ended, where she soon fell in love with art critic Elizabeth McCausland, Abbott returned to New York, with whom she would spend thirty years.

In the 1930s, changing new york, Abbott began her best-known work, in which she fearlessly documented the city's metamorphosis. When warned by an older male supervisor that "nice girls" avoid the Bowery―then Manhattan's skid row―Abbott shot back, "I'm not a nice girl. Abbott's sixty-year career established her not only as a master of American photography, writer, archivist, but also as a teacher, and inventor.

Berenice Abbott: A Life in Photography #ad - She was a photographer of astounding innovation and artistry, a pioneer in both her personal and professional life. I'm a photographer. I go anywhere. This bold, including imaging techniques she invented in her influential, feminist attitude would characterize all Abbott's accomplishments, space race-era science photography and her tenure as The New School's first photography teacher.

With more than ninety stunning photos, this sweeping, cinematic biography secures Berenice Abbott's place in the histories of photography and modern art, while framing her incredible accomplishments as a female artist and entrepreneur.92 photographs paris portraits 1925 1930

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Peter Hujar: Speed of Life

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Aperture #ad - Over 160 photographs are gathered in Peter Hujar: Speed of Life. Hujar was a consummate technician, and landscapes, animals, and his portraits of people, with its exquisite black-and-white tonalities, as well as his documentation of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, were extremely influential. Peter hujar was a leading figure of the downtown New York scene of the 1970s and ’80s.

Paris portraits 1925 1930 Burroughs, and andy warhol, David Wojnarowicz, and was admired for his completely uncompromising attitude toward work and life. Underappreciated during his lifetime, Hujar is now a revered icon of the lost downtown art scene, and his photographs are held in permanent collections around the world.

Peter Hujar: Speed of Life #ad - Aperture. He is most well-known for his portraits of New York City’s artists, musicians, writers, and performers, which feature characters such as Susan Sontag, William S. Accompanied by texts by philip gefter, and Joel Smith, Steve Turtell, this survey provides a thorough history of Hujar’s life and artistic practice.

Published alongside a major touring exhibition, this collection presents Hujar’s famous portraiture as well as his lesser-known projects.

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Sun Gardens: Cyanotypes by Anna Atkins

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Prestel #ad - Aperture. The photographs themselves--ethereal, deeply hued, and wonderfully intricate--are brought to life with exquisite reproductions that are certain to win Atkins a new generation of followers. Copublished by the new york public Library and DelMonico Books Paris portraits 1925 1930 . A decade later, she and her friend Anne Dixon expanded their visual inquiry to flowering plants, feathers, and other subjects.

Supplementary texts shed new light on her productions and on the cyanotype process, which is still used by artists today. Guided by her father, a prominent scientist, atkins was inspired by William Henry Fox Talbot to take up photography and was friends with Sir John Herschel, who invented the cyanotype photographic process in 1842.

This volume is a revised and expanded edition of a long out-of-print monograph that first secured Atkins's place in the history of photography. One of the new york times best photo books of 2018this lavishly illustrated book features the beautiful and scientifically important photographs by Anna Atkins, whose landmark work combined a passion for botany with remarkable creativity and technical skill.

Sun Gardens: Cyanotypes by Anna Atkins #ad - Anna atkins 1799-1871 came of age in Victorian England, a particularly fertile environment for learning and scientific discovery. The result was photographs of British Algae: Cyanotype Impressions, the first book to be illustrated with photographs. It draws upon years of careful research and sets Atkins and her work in the proper context.

The next year, atkins began making cyanotypes in an effort to illustrate and distribute information about her herbarium.

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Anne Brigman: A Visionary in Modern Photography

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Rizzoli Electa #ad - Brigman’s significance spanned both coasts: in Northern California, where she lived, she was known as a poet, a critic, and a member of the Pictorialist photography movement. A much-anticipated look at one of the first feminist artists, best known for her iconic landscape photographs made in the early 1900s depicting female nudes outdoors in rugged Northern California.

This monumental publication rediscovers and celebrates the work of Anne Brigman, whose photography was considered radical for its time. Paris portraits 1925 1930 On the east coast, her work was promoted by Alfred Stieglitz, who elected her as a fellow of the prestigious Photo-Secession. The special deluxe packaging for this publication includes a box containing two volumes: one large book is devoted to Brigman’s entire career, covering such topics as Brigman’s work within the contexts of the California Arts & Crafts movement and New York Modernism, and the relevance of her work to contemporary conversations regarding gendered landscapes of the American frontier.

Anne Brigman: A Visionary in Modern Photography #ad - Aperture. Also included is a smaller book with Brigman’s poetry and reproductions of Brigman’s original Songs of a Pagan. For brigman to objectify her own nude body as the subject of her photographs at the turn of the 20th century was groundbreaking; to do so outdoors in a near-desolate wilderness setting was revolutionary.

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Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895-1925

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Princeton University Art Museum #ad - Restoring a gifted art photographer to his place in the American canon and, in the process, reshaping and expanding our understanding of early 20th-century American photography Clarence H. Based on extensive archival research, the book challenges the idea of an abrupt rupture between prewar, soft-focus idealizing photography and postwar “modernism” to paint a more nuanced picture of American culture in the Progressive era.

White’s involvement with the photo-secession and his move to new york in 1906 mark a shift in his production, as it grew to encompass commercial portraiture and an increasing commitment to teaching, which ultimately led him to establish the first institutions in America to combine instruction in both technical and aesthetic aspects of photography.

The book also incorporates new formal and scientific analysis of White’s work and techniques, a complete exhibition record, and many unpublished illustrations of the moody outdoor scenes and quiet images of domestic life for which he was revered. Paris portraits 1925 1930 Aperture. White 1871–1925 was one of the most influential art photographers and teachers of the early 20th century and a founding member of the Photo-Secession.

Clarence H. White and His World: The Art and Craft of Photography, 1895-1925 #ad - . Clarence H. White and his world begins with the artist’s early work in Ohio, closeness to nature, which shares with the nascent Arts and Crafts movement the advocacy of hand production, and the simple life. This beautiful publication offers a new appraisal of White’s contributions, and his embrace of the expanding fields of photographic book and fashion illustration, including his groundbreaking aesthetic experiments, his commitment to the ideals of American socialism, celebrity portraiture, and advertising.

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Dawoud Bey: Seeing Deeply

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University of Texas Press #ad - Paris portraits 1925 1930 Recipient of a 2017 macarthur foundation “genius grant, ” Dawoud Bey has created a body of photography that masterfully portrays the contemporary American experience on its own terms and in all of its diversity. Dawoud bey: seeing deeply offers a forty-year retrospective of the celebrated photographer’s work, from his early street photography in Harlem to his current images of Harlem gentrification.

Dawoud Bey: Seeing Deeply #ad - Aperture. Leading curators and critics—sarah lewis, hilton als, Jacqueline Terrassa, Rebecca Walker, David Travis, Maurice Berger, Deborah Willis, and Leigh Raiford—introduce each series of images. Revealing bey as the natural heir of such renowned photographers as Roy DeCarava, Walker Evans, and James Van Der Zee, Gordon Parks, Dawoud Bey: Seeing Deeply demonstrates how one man’s search for community can produce a stunning portrait of our common humanity.

Photographs from all of bey’s major projects are presented in chronological sequence, allowing viewers to see how the collective body of portraits and recent landscapes create an unparalleled historical representation of various communities in the United States.

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Todd Hido: Intimate Distance: Twenty-Five Years of Photographs, A Chronological Album

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Aperture #ad - David campany introduces the work and looks specifically at Hido’s cinematic influences and the kind of spectatorship the work demands. Paris portraits 1925 1930 From exterior to interior, surface observations to subconscious investigations, landscapes to nudes, this mid-career survey reveals insight into Hido’s practice and illustrates how his unique focus has developed and shifted over time.

Todd Hido: Intimate Distance: Twenty-Five Years of Photographs, A Chronological Album #ad - The book is organized chronologically, showing how his series overlap in exciting, new ways. Well-known for his photographs of landscapes and suburban housing across the United States, Todd Hido casts a distinctly cinematic eye across all that he photographs, and for his use of luminous color, digging deep into his memory and imagination for inspiration.

Also featured are short interviews with Hido about the making of each of his monographs. Aperture.

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One, Two, Three, More

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powerHouse Books #ad - Paris portraits 1925 1930 Together they provide a record of new York not seen since Levitt's pioneering solo show at The Museum of Modern Art in 1943. Levitt's photographs are in some of the best photography collections in America, MoMA, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, The Smithsonian, including: The Met, and the Art Institute of Chicago.

One, Two, Three, More #ad - A majority of these photographs have never been published. Other pictures included in this book are now world-famous, now part of the standard history of photography. Helen levitt's earliest pictures are a unique and irreplaceable look at street life in New York City from the mid-1930s to the end of the 1940s.

There are children at play, young mothers with their babies, lovers flirting, husbands and wives, women gossiping, and lonely old men. Aperture.

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Saul Leiter: All about Saul Leiter

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RM/Seigensha #ad - I have never seen his work so delicately and thoughtfully presented. Todd hido, photo-eyephotography lovers the world over are now embracing Saul Leiter, who has enjoyed a remarkable revival since fading into relative obscurity in the 1980s. Aperture. These are accompanied by quotations from the artist himself that express his singular worldview.

Paris portraits 1925 1930 In this gorgeously produced volume―the japanese edition of which was selected by photographer Todd Hido as one of Photo-eye online bookstore's Best Books of 2017―some 200 works, from early street photographs and images for advertising to nudes and paintings, cover Leiter's career from the 1940s onward.

Saul Leiter: All about Saul Leiter #ad - . The very best of saul leiter's work comes together as an almost novel-like stream of images, interspersed with poetic quotes by the man himself.

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