Editors of Phaidon Press

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Five Masters of Photography - 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 masters of photography of all time, featuring:

Julia Margaret Cameron, the 19th-century ‘Pre-Raphaelite’ portraitis, profiled by Joanne Lukitsh;
Walker Evans, distinguished by his masterful portrayal of American Life in 1930s, profiled by Luc Sante;
Gustave Le Gray, hero of landscape photography, profiled by Sylvie Aubenas;
W. Eugene Smith, the master photo-essayist, profiled by Charles Bowden;
Josef Sudek, creator of magical still lives and landscapes, profiled by Ian Jeffrey.

Joanne Lukitsh is Professor of art history at the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, USA and recipient of an award for her research on Cameron by the National Endowment for the Humanities
Luc Sante is author of Low Life, Evidence and The Factory of Facts, frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and visiting professor in the photography and writing departments of Bard College, New York
Sylvie Aubenas is Chief Curator of the 19th-century photographic collections at the Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
Charles Bowden is a journalist, reporter and, most recently, the author of Juarez: The Laboratory of Our Future
Ian Jeffrey is an art critic, lecturer, photography historian, curator and author of many books, including Photography: A Concise History (1981) and The Photography Book (1997)
ISBN: 0714853674
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Paperback : 640 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 6.1 x 5.6 x 2.4 inches
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