February 1–May 15, John Szarkowski: Photographs is the first retrospective of the esteemed photographer’s work. The exhibition features Szarkowski’s. Looking at Photographs. Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Edited with text by John Szarkowski. Museum of Modern Art, New York. John Szarkowski, Looking at Photographs: Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. New York, The Museum of Modern.
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Looking at Photographs: 100 Pictures from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art
Here are 10 provocative photo photogrsphs that play with the medium as a form of art, exploration, fact, fiction, metaphor or play — enjoy! Gavin rated it really liked it Szagkowski 05, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Please try again later. I have poured over this book again and again. In a world filled with amazing photo books, this is one of the best. Reading this book is like having a personal non-hurried guided tour of significant works at MOMA by an expert curator.
The writing about the early photographic processes is quite interesting. And let’s also pretend you know nothing about photography, why not? Something, more along the lines of absolute analysis.
Following up on each photographer oooking wikipedia and image search was my roll-my-own version of a History of Photography. John describes how each photographer and photograph is unique.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. If you would like to reproduce an image of a work of art in Photographx collection, or an image of a MoMA publication or archival material including installation views, checklists, and press releasesplease contact Art Resource publication in North America or Scala Archives publication in all other geographic locations.
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Trivia About Looking at Photog Christine rated it really liked it Jan 15, I will say that the accompanying This book was full of striking, impressive, or otherwise important photographs accompanied by a few paragraphs about why each photograph was selected to represent both the history of photography and the overall collection at the Museum of Modern Art.
One page of text, and an adjoining page with an excellent reproduction of the subject lookint. Write a customer review. An eclectic mix, to be sure.
The photos are an interesting look at the evolution of photography over time but well before the advent of digital cameras. The results are poetic, stunningly beautiful, and sometimes quite humorous. Open Preview See a Problem? First, I would look at a particular photograph in an effort to see what made the photo outstanding.
This book was full of striking, impressive, or otherwise important photographs accompanied by a few paragraphs about why each photograph was selected to represent both the history of photography and the overall collection at the Szarkwoski of Modern Art. See and discover other items: I enjoyed this book alot and it helped me in looking at other peoples images and what to szarkowsmi for. If kooking I had had a long private tour of these images with Mr.
I had heard the name Szarkowski before but wasn’t familiar with his voice. Apr 11, Jolie rated it really liked it Shelves: It is a book to savor slowly, taking in Szarkowski’s essays and viewing the photographs individually as well as a collection. It is intriguing to evaluate and appreciate for ourselves never too far from the Szarkowski lens what he has seen as worthy to photograph and share with us.
American Photography since Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. The Nature of Photographs: Each essay, each photograph made me want to delve deeper. Books by John Szarkowski. It is interesting to hear what Szarkowski thinks about a given photograph.