James Van Der Zee

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VanDerZee: Photographer 1886-1983
by James VanDerZee
Publisher's Description
James Van Der Zee's camera served as the eyes of the Harlem Renaissance. He made thousands of photographs of this famous New York neighborhood which became the focal point for 1920s and 30s African-American culture. His career spanned 80 years and included thousands of photographs made while he operated harlem's leading commercial photographic studio. Portraits of celebrities, community leaders, families, weddings, documentaries, nudes, and even the dead are included in this major survey--the first in 20 years--and exhibition that opens at the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. in October.
ISBN: 0810939231
Publisher: Harry N Abrams / National Portrait Gallery
Hardcover : 192 pages
Language: English
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