PHOTOGRAPHY CRITICISM | THEORY

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National Portrait Gallery

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Victorian Giants

The Birth of Art Photography

By Phillip Prodger. Foreword by HRH The Duchess of Cambridge.

Oscar Rejlander, Julia Margaret Cameron, Lewis Carroll and Clementina Hawarden embody the very best of Victorian photography

The work of Oscar Rejlander (1813–75), Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–79), Lewis Carroll (1832–98) and Lady Clementina Hawarden (1822–65) embodies the very best of photography from the Victorian era. These giants of 19th-century photography experimented with new approaches to picture-making and shaped attitudes toward photography that have informed artistic practice ever since. Discover the images that made the case for the photograph as a work of art in this beautiful book.

These four artists—a Swedish émigré with a mysterious past, a middle-aged Ceylonese expatriate, an Oxford academic and writer of fantasy literature, and a Scottish countess—formed the unlikeliest of schools. Both Carroll and Cameron studied under Rejlander briefly, and maintained a lasting association based around intersecting approaches to portraiture and narrative. Influenced by historical painting and working in close association with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, they formed a bridge between the art of the past and the art of the future.


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...a rare opportunity to see the works of all four of these highly innovative and influential artists.

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A jewel-like show that mesmerises

Victorian Giants

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FORTHCOMING AND NEW: PHOTOGRAPHY

Banking On Images: The Bettmann Archive and Corbis

BANKING ON IMAGES: THE BETTMANN ARCHIVE AND CORBIS

By Estelle Blaschke.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783944669632 | US $39.00

Pub Date: 5/1/2015
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Realism, Neorealism and Reality: Photographs in Italy 1932–1968

REALISM, NEOREALISM AND REALITY: PHOTOGRAPHS IN ITALY 1932–1968

Edited with text by Andrea Busto. Text by Roberta Voltorta, Enrica Viganň.

SILVANA EDITORIALE

ISBN: 9788836635283 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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One

ONE

Text by David Campany, Teju Cole, Christie Davis, John D’Agata, Michael Fried, Darius Himes, Leah Ollman, Laura Steward.

RADIUS BOOKS

ISBN: 9781942185345 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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Photography at MoMA: 1840 to 1920

PHOTOGRAPHY AT MOMA: 1840 TO 1920

THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781633450288 | US $75.00

Pub Date: 9/26/2017
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Recent Histories

RECENT HISTORIES

STEIDL / THE WALTHER COLLECTION

ISBN: 9783958293502 | US $65.00

Pub Date: 8/22/2017
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Summoning Pearl Harbor

SUMMONING PEARL HARBOR

By Alexander Nemerov.

DAVID ZWIRNER BOOKS

ISBN: 9781941701652 | US $12.95

Pub Date: 11/21/2017
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Osmos Magazine: Issue 09

OSMOS MAGAZINE: ISSUE 09

Edited by Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, Tom McDonough, Eugenia Bell, et al.

OSMOS

ISBN: 9780986166556 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
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Conversations with Photographers 2010

CONVERSATIONS WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS 2010

Conversations with Gabriele Basilico, Roberta Valtorta, Luis Gonzalez Palma, Gerardo Mosquera, Anders Petersen.

LA FáBRICA/FUNDACIóN TELEFóNICA

ISBN: 9788492841981 | US $60.00

Pub Date: 12/31/2011
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Conversations with Photographers 2008

CONVERSATIONS WITH PHOTOGRAPHERS 2008

LA FáBRICA

ISBN: 9788492498307 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 3/31/2010
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Deep Light

DEEP LIGHT

Text by Daniel Spanke.

KERBER

ISBN: 9783866780286 | US $35.00

Pub Date: 7/1/2007
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Message from the Darkroom

MESSAGE FROM THE DARKROOM

By Carlo Mollino. Introduction by Fulvio Ferrari .

ADARTE

ISBN: 9788889082034 | US $240.00

Pub Date: 3/1/2007
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