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Newhall, Nancy

Works: 210 works in 626 publications in 3 languages and 15,069 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  Pictorial works  Diaries  Exhibition catalogs  Illustrated works  History  Personal correspondence 
Roles: Editor, Author, Other, Author of introduction, Contributor, Photographer, Illustrator, Collector, Creator
Classifications: TR140.W45, 779
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Most widely held works by Nancy Newhall
The daybooks of Edward Weston by Edward Weston( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 1990 in English and held by 1,460 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"It was as though the things of everyday experience had been transformed . . . into organic sculptures, the forms of which were both the expression and the justification of the life within . . . He had freed his eyes of conventional expectation, and had taught them to see the statement of intent that resides in natural form." --John Szarkowski
Masters of photography by Beaumont Newhall( Book )

34 editions published between 1958 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this book, seventeen of these masters of photography are presented together. Each stands by himself, in the full scope and character of his work, so far as the brief compass of one crowded volume allows; each, in his life history, if he has expressed himself in words, speaks to us of what he did and why and how his own approach, his way of working, and his philosophy toward photography developed
This is the American earth by Ansel Adams( Book )

9 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 1,143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs by Ansel Adams and 31 others, with text by Nancy Newhall and foreword by David Brower, executive director of Sierra Club
P.H. Emerson : the fight for photography as a fine art by Nancy Newhall( Book )

13 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 960 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Time in New England by Paul Strand( Book )

14 editions published between 1950 and 1980 in English and held by 750 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From Adams to Stieglitz : pioneers of modern photography by Nancy Newhall( Book )

23 editions published between 1984 and 1999 in English and held by 650 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays on photographers who were pioneers in the medium
Ansel Adams : the eloquent light by Nancy Newhall( Book )

10 editions published between 1963 and 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 616 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reconstructs the life and career of photographer Ansel Adams, drawing on the letters and words of Adams, his family, friends, and colleagues and featuring a selection of his famous photographs
Death Valley by Nancy Newhall( Book )

21 editions published between 1954 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A brother and sister struggle to survive a harrowing trip across Death Valley--the most dangerous part of the Mojave Desert and the hottest spot in North America--in this riveting tale of historical fiction, part of the Survivors series. California, 1849: Jess, Will, and their father are in grave danger--separated from the rest of their west-bound party, their wagon is useless with a broken axle, and Pa is seriously ill from an injury that Will feels is his fault. In a valiant attempt to save their family, Will and Jess set off on foot over the endless sands to find help. Each day of their journey brings a new peril, but nothing more frightening than the constant, overpowering thirst that muddles their minds and threatens their very will to survive. With so much at stake, can Will and Jess win their desperate battle with the unrelenting desert?
Edward Weston's book of nudes by Edward Weston( Book )

10 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume collects Weston's photographic studies of the nude form, first put together in 1953
Cedric Wright : words of the earth by Cedric Wright( Book )

4 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 551 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ansel Adams by Nancy Newhall( Book )

4 editions published between 1963 and 1964 in English and held by 532 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Tetons and the Yellowstone by Ansel Adams( )

9 editions published between 1970 and 1974 in English and held by 469 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Edward Weston : the flame of recognition : his photographs accompanied by excerpts from the daybooks & letters by Edward Weston( Book )

5 editions published in 1971 in English and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the years since Edward Weston passed away in Carmel, California, he remains in memory as a man of great spirit, integrity, and power. To me he was a profound artist and friend in the deepest sense of the word. Living, as I do now, within a mile of his last home, sensing the same scents of the sea and the pine forests, the grayness of the same fogs, the glory of the same triumphal storms, and the ageless presence of the Point Lobos stone, I find it very difficult to realize he is no longer with us in actuality. Edward understood thoughts and concepts which dwell on simple mystical levels. His work--direct and honest as it is--leaped from a deep intuition and belief in forces beyond the apparent and the factual. He accepted these forces as completely real and part of the total world of man and nature, only a small portion of which most of us experience directly. As with any great artist or imaginative scientist, the concept is immediate and clear, but the "working out" takes time, effort, and conscious evaluations. Edward Weston's work stood for him as a complete statement of the man and his art. He favored the grand sweep of creative projects. He was aware of the loneliness of the artist, especially the artist in photography, photography where out of the uncounted thousands of photographers only a handful of workers support the best photojournalism, illustration, documentation, and poetic expression. And it was Weston who accomplished more than anyone, with the possible exception of Alfred Stieglit, to elevate photography to the status of fine-art expression. His approach bypassed the vast currents of pictorial photography, photojournalism, scientific-technical photography, and what is generally lumped together as "professional photography" (portraits of the usual "studio" kind, illustrations, and advertising). Through his kind of photography he opened up wonderful world of seeing an doing. Many were the students and experts whose lives and concepts were profoundly modified by Edward's non-aggressive, non-preaching, but ever-comprehending approach. "Seeing" the Point Lobos Rocks was one thing, making wondrous pictures of them another thing, but encouraging another person to "see" something in his own way was the most important thing of all. Edward's works need no evaluation here. I would prefer to join Edward in avoiding verbal or written explanations and definitions of creative work. Who can talk or write about the Bach Partitas? You just play them or listen to them. They exist only in the world of music. Likewise, Edward's photographs exist only as original prints, or, as in this Aperture monograph, in superb reproductions. Look at his photographs, look at them carefully, then look at yourselves--not critically, or with self-deprecation, or any sense of inferiority. Read the material from his Daybook and letters so carefully compiled, edited, and associated with the photographs by Nancy Newhall. You might discover through Edward Weston's work how basically good you are, or might become. This is the way Edward would want it to be--Ansel Adams.--From jacket flap
The photographs of Edward Weston by Edward Weston( Book )

11 editions published in 1946 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Yosemite Valley by Ansel Adams( Book )

8 editions published between 1959 and 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographs, 1915-1945 : Paul Strand by Paul Strand( Book )

9 editions published between 1945 and 1948 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

T.H. O'Sullivan, photographer by Timothy H O'Sullivan( Book )

14 editions published in 1966 in 4 languages and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selection of 40 photographs
Edward Weston, photographer : the flame of recognition : his photographs accompanied by excerpts from daybooks & letters by Edward Weston( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvin Langdon Coburn : photographs 1900-1924 by Alvin Langdon Coburn( Book )

15 editions published in 1998 in 3 languages and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Alvin Langdon Coburn a créé dans une période relativement brève, du début du XXe siècle jusqu'au début des années 1920, une ouvre riche qui représente un apport important à la photographie artistique.¦Il commença à photographier à l'âge de huit ans en 1890 et a exposé dès 1898. Dans le journal de Stieglitz, Camera Work, apparaissent pour la première fois en 1904 des photos de Coburn. Coburn photographie surtout des personnes de la vie publique, en particulier des écrivains (par exemple une série de portraits de George Bernard Shaw).¦En 1912, il part en Angleterre et participe, sous l'influence de son ami Ezra Pound au vorticisme. À cette période, Alvin Langdon Coburn réalise des photographies abstraites, qu'il nomme « Vortographies ».¦Dans les années 1960, il lègue ses quelque 20 000 photographies et négatifs à la George Eastman House, New York.¦¦
A contribution to the heritage of every American; the conservation activities of John D. Rockefeller, Jr by Nancy Newhall( Book )

4 editions published in 1957 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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From Adams to Stieglitz : pioneers of modern photography
From Adams to Stieglitz : pioneers of modern photographyEdward Weston's book of nudesAlvin Langdon Coburn : photographs 1900-1924
Alternative Names
Nancy Newhall

Nancy Newhall American photographic critic

Nancy Newhall americká kritička fotografie

Nancy Newhall Amerikaans journaliste (1908-1974)

Nancy Newhall critique photographique, photographe

Nancy Newhall giornalista statunitense

Nancy Newhall jornalista norte-americana

Nancy Newhall periodista estadounidense

Nancy Newhall periodista estatunidenca

Nancy Newhall periodista estauxunidense (1908–1974)

Nancy Wynne Newhall

Newhall, Nancy.

Newhall, Nancy 1908-1974

Newhall, Nancy Parker 1908-1974

Newhall, Nancy Wynne

Newhall Nancy Wynne 1908-1974

Wynne, Nancy

Wynne Newhall, Nancy 1908-1974

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