On the Art of Fixing a Shadow : One Hundred and Fifty Years of Photography.
by Sarah, Joel Snyder, David Travis and Colin Westerbeck Greenough
Publisher's Description
"This exceptional book is an inspired departure from previous surveys and re-examines the history of photography as art in light of the significant historical research and criticism of the past decade."--the publisher. Published to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the invention of photography--described by Fox Talbot as "the art of fixing a shadow"--this book celebrates the significant accomplishments in the history of the medium and presents well-known as well as previously unpublished work by more than 200 photographers.
ISBN: 0821217577
Publisher: National Gallery of Art, The Art Institute of Chicago in assoc. with Bulfinch Press / Little, Brown and Co
Hardcover : 432 pages
Language: English
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