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Key Writings on Photography

Key Writings on Photography

As Robert Adams notes, “Art is by nature self-explanatory”; what writing about art can do is heighten the necessity of the work. Writers on photography like Gerry Badger, Philip Gefter, Beaumont Newhall and John Szarkowski are famously possessed of this ability, and bring an infectious fondness for the art that has made their books as necessary as the photographs they celebrate; while photographers like Robert Adams and Henri Cartier-Bresson supply a practitioner’s perspective as accomplished (as writing) as the images for which they are famed.

Recommended Reading: A Book List of Writings on Photography

                        
Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image
Alex Webb and Rebecca Norris Webb on Street Photography and the Poetic Image
APERTURE

Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 59 color / 14 bw. | 6/30/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781597112574 | $29.95


Core Curriculum
Core Curriculum
APERTURE

Flexi, 6 x 8.5 in. / 208 pgs / 3 color / 33 bw. | 7/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9781597111720 | $29.95


Crisis of the Real
Crisis of the Real
APERTURE

Pbk, 6.5 x 9 in. / 292 pgs / 44 bw. | 4/30/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9781597111409 | $19.95


Diane Arbus: A Chronology
Diane Arbus: A Chronology
APERTURE

Pbk, 6.5 x 8 in. / 177 pgs. | 10/31/2011 | In stock
ISBN 9781597111799 | $29.95


Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Mind's Eye
Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Mind's Eye
APERTURE

Hardcover, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 112 pgs / 11 reproductions throughout. | 6/15/2005 | In stock
ISBN 9780893818753 | $19.95


In Our Own Image
In Our Own Image
APERTURE

Pbk, 6.5 x 9.25 in. / 144 pgs / 38 bw. | 12/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9781597111645 | $16.95


Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation
Larry Fink on Composition and Improvisation
APERTURE

Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / 70 duotone. | 5/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781597112734 | $29.95


Light Matters
Light Matters
APERTURE

Pbk, 5.5 x 8.5 in. / 248 pgs / 27 bw. | 11/30/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9781597111652 | $19.95


Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art
Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Pbk, 9 x 11 in. / 216 pgs / 100 duotone. | 3/1/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9780870705151 | $39.95


Mary Ellen Mark on the Portrait and the Moment
Mary Ellen Mark on the Portrait and the Moment
APERTURE

Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 7/28/2015 | In stock
ISBN 9781597113168 | $29.95


Message from the Darkroom
Message from the Darkroom
ADARTE

Hardcover, 9.75 x 13.5 in. / 448 pgs / 14 color 319 bw / 5 duotone. | 3/1/2007 | In stock
ISBN 9788889082034 | $240.00


Photographs Not Taken
Photographs Not Taken
DAYLIGHT BOOKS

Pbk, 5.5 x 8 in. / 223 pgs. | 3/31/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9780983231615 | $14.95


Photography After Frank
Photography After Frank
APERTURE

Hbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 224 pgs / 30 color / 45 bw. | 6/1/2009 | In stock
ISBN 9781597110952 | $29.95


Photography Changes Everything
Photography Changes Everything
APERTURE

Pbk, 7 x 10 in. / 263 pgs / 250 color. | 6/30/2012 | In stock
ISBN 9781597111997 | $39.95


Robert Adams: Beauty in Photography
Robert Adams: Beauty in Photography
APERTURE

Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 112 pgs / 23 reproductions throughout. | 6/15/2005 | In stock
ISBN 9780893813680 | $16.95


Robert Adams: Why People Photograph
Robert Adams: Why People Photograph
APERTURE

Paperback, 5.5 x 8.25 in. / 189 pgs / 29 reproductions throughout. | 6/15/2005 | In stock
ISBN 9780893816032 | $16.95


Self Publish, Be Happy
Self Publish, Be Happy
APERTURE/SELF PUBLISH, BE HAPPY

Pbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 512 pgs / 280 color. | 10/27/2015 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9781597113441 | $29.95


Take Place
Take Place
VALIZ

Pbk, 5.25 x 8.25 in. / 288 pgs / 77 bw. | 2/28/2010 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9789078088356 | $28.95


The History of Photography
The History of Photography
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Pbk, 8 x 11 in. / 320 pgs / 17 color / 287 duotone. | 1/31/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9780870703812 | $39.95


The Photographer's Eye
The Photographer's Eye
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Paperback, 8.5 x 9 in. / 156 pgs / 173 duotone. | 3/1/2007 | In stock
ISBN 9780870705274 | $24.95


The Photographer's Playbook
The Photographer's Playbook
APERTURE

Pbk, 6 x 9 in. / 288 pgs / 26 bw. | 6/30/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781597112475 | $24.95


The Pleasures of Good Photographs
The Pleasures of Good Photographs
APERTURE

Pbk, 6 x 8.5 in. / 256 pgs / 17 color / 18 bw. | 6/30/2010 | In stock
ISBN 9781597111393 | $29.95


The Printed Picture
The Printed Picture
THE MUSEUM OF MODERN ART, NEW YORK

Hardback, 8 x 10.5 in. / 308 pgs / 326 color. | 10/1/2008 | In stock
ISBN 9780870707216 | $60.00


Todd Hido on Landscapes, Interiors, and The Nude
Todd Hido on Landscapes, Interiors, and The Nude
APERTURE

Pbk, 7.5 x 10 in. / 128 pgs / illustrated throughout. | 10/31/2014 | In stock
ISBN 9781597112970 | $29.95


Words Without Pictures
Words Without Pictures
APERTURE/LACMA

Pbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 510 pgs. | 4/30/2010 | Awaiting stock
ISBN 9781597111423 | $24.95






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