Editors of Phaidon Press

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

Eugene Atget, chronicler of Paris, profiled by Gerry Badger;
Lewis Hine, photographer of the perilous construction of the Empire State building, profiled by Mary Panzer;
Dorothea Lange, recorder of migrant workers during the Great Depression, profiled by Mark Durden;
Eugene Richards, award-winning photographer of late-modern and contemporary American life, profiled by Charles Bowden;
Ed Van der Elsken, who captured the darker side of human life during 50s, 60s and 70s, profiled by Hripsime Visser.


Gerry Badger is a photographer, critic, curator and co-author with Martin Parr of The Photobook: A History
Mary Panzer is a historian and curator of photography
Mark Durden is an artist, writer, curator and Senior Lecturer in History and Theory of Photography at the University of Derby
Charles Bowden is a journalist, reporter and, most recently, the author of Juarez: The Laboratory of Our Future
Hripsime Visser is curator at the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, exhibition organizer and writer on photography
ISBN: 0714853682
Publisher: Phaidon Press
Paperback : 640 pages
Language: English
Dimensions: 5.7 x 6.7 x 0 inches
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