Editors of Phaidon Press

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Five Great Women Photographers - Box Set of 5 (55 Series)
by Editors of Phaidon Press
Publisher's Description
• A new collection of pocket sized photography books representing fabulous value
• Five books for the price of three, presented in a specially designed slipcase
• A unique selection of books on five of the best women photographers of all time, featuring:

Nan Goldin, explorer of relationships, sexuality and addiction, profiled by Guido Costa;
Graciela Iturbide, surreal and poetic photographer of Mexican life, profiled by Cuauhtémoc Medina;
Mary Ellen Mark, uncompromising observer of those she terms the ‘nonfamous,’ profiled by Charles Hagen;
Lisette Model, recorder of jazz culture in 1940s New York, profiled by Elisabeth Sussman;
Tina Modotti, early 20th-century avant-garde photographer of politically and social driven portraits, abstracts and still lives, profiled by Margaret Hooks.

Guido Costa is a world-wide curator and writer on art and photography, and former collaborator with Nan Goldin on the book, Ten Years After (1996)
Cuauhtémoc Medina is a critic, art historian and was Curator of Contemporary Art at the Carrillo Gil Museum, Mexico City, from 1989 to 1992
Charles Hagen is a photographer and Professor of Photography and Video at the University of Connecticut, and was art critic for the New York Times from 1991 to 1996
Elisabeth Sussman was a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York, the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston and the Biennale of Sydney
Margaret Hooks is a writer on fine art and photography and recent author of Tina Modotti: Radical Photographer (1998)
ISBN: 0714853658
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Paperback : 640 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 5.7 x 6.4 x 0 inches
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