Art photography now / Susan Bright.

The book is divided into seven sections-Portrait, Landscape, Narrative, Object, Fashion, Document, and City-that explore the diverse subjects, styles, and methods of the leading practitioners. Introductions to each section outline the genres and consider why photographers are attracted to certain th...

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Main Author: Bright, Susan.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Thames & Hudson, 2011.
Edition:Rev. and expanded ed.
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Summary:The book is divided into seven sections-Portrait, Landscape, Narrative, Object, Fashion, Document, and City-that explore the diverse subjects, styles, and methods of the leading practitioners. Introductions to each section outline the genres and consider why photographers are attracted to certain themes, and how issues like memory, time, objectivity, politics, identity, and the everyday are tied to their approaches. Each photographer's work is accompanied by Susan Bright's commentaries and by quotations from the artist.
Item Description:Includes a statement by each of the photographers featured.
Includes photographs by Elina Brotherus, Corinne Day, Tacita Dean, Tracey Moffat, Gabriel Orozco, Martin Parr, Sam Taylor-Wood, Wolfgang Tillmans, Gillian Wearing and many others.
Physical Description:240 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), ports. ; 28 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-236) and index.
ISBN:9780500289426
0500289425