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Szarkowski, John

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Most widely held works by John Szarkowski
Looking at photographs ; 100 pictures from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

68 editions published between 1973 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 1,897 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This survey of The Museum of Modern Art's Photography Collection explores the evolution of the photographic medium using specific examples to illustrate its development. John Szarkowski investigates the aesthetic, formal, social, and historical issues of one hundred photographs selected from 'the Modern's' collections
The portfolios of Ansel Adams by Ansel Adams( Book )

32 editions published between 1977 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,819 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of ninety photographs by Ansel Adams that were originally presented in seven limited edition portfolios produced between 1948 and 1976
The photographer's eye by John Szarkowski( Book )

51 editions published between 1966 and 2009 in English and held by 1,529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'The Photographer's Eye' offers a guide to the medium's visual language through works by such early masters as Atget, Cartier-Bresson, Evans, Strand and Weston. 172 illustrations reveal the extraordinary range of the photograph from the early days of the medium's development to the mid-1960s
Ansel Adams : classic images by James Alinder( Book )

14 editions published between 1985 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reproduces seventy-five black-and-white photographs selected by Ansel Adams during the last years of his life as the finest examples of his work, and includes a biographical essay
Photography until now by John Szarkowski( Book )

25 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in 3 languages and held by 1,205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In Photography Until Now John Szarkowski, former Director of the Department of Photography of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, examines the interaction between photographic technology and aesthetic philosophy, presenting photography as the logical continuation of four centuries of visual experimentation. Szarkowski views the still photograph in relation to the technologies of today--such as television, video, and film. The photographs, made by both famous and anonymous photographers, provide a fascinating accompaniment to Szarkowski's surprising and provocative text
Mirrors and windows : American photography since 1960 by John Szarkowski( Book )

33 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 1,184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Walker Evans by Walker Evans( Book )

20 editions published between 1971 and 1979 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ansel Adams at 100 by John Szarkowski( Book )

38 editions published between 2001 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commemorates the art of the late landscape photographer and accompanies an international exhibit by showcasing 114 photographic images complemented by a critical essay on Adams' contributions to modern art
Winogrand : figments from the real world by John Szarkowski( Book )

34 editions published between 1988 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 1,069 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents a retrospective of work by twentieth-century American photographer Garry Winogrand, arranged thematically in nine categories, and includes an essay on the life and career of the artist, as well as a chronology
William Eggleston's Guide by William Eggleston( Book )

38 editions published between 1976 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,052 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The work of Atget by John Szarkowski( Book )

7 editions published between 1981 and 1982 in English and held by 993 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Work of Atget: The Art of Old Paris will be published in conjunction with the exhibition of the same title, on view in the West Wing Galleries of The Museum of Modern Art from October 14, 1982 through January 4, 1983. The book is the second of four exploring the art of the French photographer Eugene Atget. Support for The Work of Atget volumes has been generously provided by Springs Industries, Inc. During his lifetime, Atget was best known as a photographer of Old Paris, the subject of this volume. To create his portrait of Paris as it had appeared prior to the French Revolution, he photographed not only the famous sites and monuments--Notre Dame, the Pantheon, and the Luxembourg Palace--but also the little-noticed corners and artifacts that had escaped the urban renewal projects of the 19th century--the quiet courtyards, private town houses, and unexpected passageways. Perhaps no more intimate portrait of Old Paris exists than the one Atget painstakingly fashioned." "A biography of Atget by Mrs. Hambourg forms the text of the 192-page The Art of Old Paris. Drawing on new research, Mrs. Hambourg reveals more fully the life of this hitherto elusive and shadowy artist and offers new insights into his intellectual pursuits and his political and artistic associations. The 117 photographs in the exhibition are reproduced as full-page plates, printed in three color offset to insure the utmost fidelity to the original prints. The plates are fully annotated and accompanied by 95 reference illustrations."--Excerpt from the MoMA press release No. 31 (see link to PDF)
The idea of Louis Sullivan by John Szarkowski( Book )

39 editions published between 1956 and 2000 in English and held by 865 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collection of photographs showing examples of the surviving work of the great American architect, Louis Sullivan
Irving Penn by John Szarkowski( Book )

22 editions published between 1984 and 1987 in 3 languages and held by 833 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One of the most distinguished practitioners of portrait and fashion photography of the mid-twentieth century, Irving Penn's work is identified by its refinement of craft, by the wit and grace of its formal invention, and by its sensitivity to the quality and character of light. Backed by Vogue magazine, Penn brought a classic economy and concentration to the overblown world of fashion photography, to portraits of artists, writers, and theater people, and to ethnographic studies of style and ornament in little-known corners of West Africa, Nepal, Peru, and New Guinea. This book, published in conjunction with an exhibition at The Museum of Modern Art, is the first comprehensive retrospective of Penn's work. The essay by John Szarkowski follows a brilliant career, from its art-school beginnings to the provocative still lifes, photographs of cigarette butts and street detritus--works of eloquence and classical rectitude, made from the least consequential of subject matter.--From publisher description
New Japanese photography by John Szarkowski( Book )

13 editions published in 1974 in English and Japanese and held by 795 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book surveys the major innovative figures in recent Japanese photography and reports on the most significant work being done by younger photographers in Japan today. Within the past twenty-five years the character of Japanese photography has changed radically, and its former dependence on the patterns and attitudes of the traditional Japanese media has been replaced by a sometimes harshly realistic objectivity. At the root of this change was a desire to find ways in which photography could deal directly with contemporary experience, rather than with the basically formalistic issues of picture structure. The work produced under this impetus has influenced photographic thinking throughout the world. The volume presents the distinctive work of fifteen photographers
Dorothea Lange : American photographs by Therese Thau Heyman( Book )

13 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 765 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Callahan by Harry M Callahan( Book )

18 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 746 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Callahan's work embodies thirty-five years of investigation into the expressive and structural potential of photography--an investigation that has been both uncompromisingly rigorous and intensely personal. HIs photographs reproduced here in the most complete selection ever published, reveal new dimensions of the medium's creative possibilities. Whether photographing his family, pedestrians on Chicago streets, or the beaches of Cape Cod, his vision has always been precise, defining the subject, and culminating with images of eloquent strength and balance."--Jacket
E.J. Bellocq : Storyville portraits : photographs from the New Orleans red-light district, circa 1912 by E. J Bellocq( Book )

14 editions published between 1970 and 1979 in English and held by 737 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"E. J. Bellocq's photographs of Storyville prostitutes became famous in 1970, when they were shown at the Museum of Modern Art in New York. Bellocq was more or less unknown before that, but with the show and the accompanying book, his mysterious, hauntingly beautiful portraits reached a wide audience, and Bellocq became a celebrated figure in the history of photography." "The Storyville portraits, which were made around 1912, constitute the only work of Bellocq's that is known to have survived. Eighty-nine glass plates were found some years after his death, and were eventually bought by the American photographer Lee Friedlander, who printed them for the show and book sponsored by the Museum of Modern Art. The book has long been out of print, and for this new edition Friedlander has expanded the number of images from thirty-four to fifty-two, and they have been reproduced in a larger format, the size of the glass plates themselves. The text from the original edition by John Szarkowski, the former director of photography at the Museum of Modern Art, is reprinted here. It is based on interviews Friedlander conducted with people who knew Bellocq - a fellow photographer, several musicians, a writer, and a former prostitute who was one of Bellocq's subjects."--Jacket
American landscapes : photographs from the collection of the Museum of Modern Art by N.Y.) Museum of Modern Art (New York( Book )

13 editions published between 1951 and 1981 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Photographer and the American landscape by John Szarkowski( Book )

17 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 569 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atget by John Szarkowski( Book )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This volume presents the essence of the work of the French photographer, Eugene Atget, in one hundred carefully selected photographs. John Szarkowski, an acknowledged master of the art of looking at photographs, explores in this book the unique sensibilities that made Atget one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century and an influence on the development of modern and contemporary photography. Szarkowski's introductory text and commentaries form an extended essay on the remarkable visual intelligence displayed in these subtle, sometimes enigmatic pictures."--Jacket
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John Szarkowski

John Szarkowski Amerikaans fotograaf (1925-2007)

John Szarkowski US-amerikanischer Fotografie-Kunsthistoriker, Kunstkritiker, Kurator und Fotograf

Szarkowski, Fhaddeus John, 1925-

Szarkowski, J. 1925-2007

Szarkowski, John

Szarkowski, John 1925-2007

Szarkowski, John Thaddeus

Szarkowski, Thaddeus John

Szarkowski, Thaddeus John 1925-2007

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The portfolios of Ansel AdamsThe photographer's eyeAnsel Adams : classic imagesAnsel Adams at 100Winogrand : figments from the real worldWilliam Eggleston's GuideThe idea of Louis SullivanDorothea Lange : American photographsAtget