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Sobieszek, Robert A. 1943-

Overview
Works: 128 works in 357 publications in 4 languages and 10,126 library holdings
Genres: Exhibition catalogs  History  Pictorial works  Catalogs  Biography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Portraits 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, zxx, Contributor, Adapter, Creator
Classifications: TR680, 779.974167
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Most widely held works about Robert A Sobieszek
 
Most widely held works by Robert A Sobieszek
The art of persuasion : a history of advertising photography by Robert A Sobieszek( Book )

12 editions published in 1988 in English and Japanese and held by 965 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reklamefotografiets historie i det 20. århundrede, om brugen af reklamefotografi i salg af livsstil og om udviklingen i reklamefotografi fra simpel plakatkunst til sofistikeret experimentalkunst
The spirit of fact : the daguerreotypes of Southworth & Hawes, 1843-1862 by Robert A Sobieszek( Book )

7 editions published between 1975 and 1976 in English and Undetermined and held by 675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One mind's eye : the portraits and other photographs of Arnold Newman by Arnold Newman( Book )

5 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The camera i : photographic self-portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection by Robert A Sobieszek( Book )

11 editions published in 1994 in English and Undetermined and held by 656 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ghost in the shell : photography and the human soul, 1850-2000 : essays on camera portraiture by Robert A Sobieszek( Book )

18 editions published in 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 648 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In "'Tolerances of the Human Face': The Affectless Surfaces of Andy Warhol," the author places Warhol's photo-silkscreened portraits in the modern contexts of social and anthropological classification and the symbolism of fame, but suggests that physiognomy has not been entirely silenced. Finally, "'Abstract Machines of Faciality': The Dramaturgical Identities of Cindy Sherman" explores the theatrical aspects of portraiture, tracing a continuum that links Sherman's work to the demonstrations of hysteria staged by the nineteenth-century French neurologist Jean-Martin Charcot, Surrealist masks, performance art, and the use of schizophrenia and multiple selves as metaphors for the postmodern human condition."
Robert Smithson : photo works by Robert A Sobieszek( Book )

14 editions published in 1993 in English and German and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masterpieces of photography : from the George Eastman House collections by International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House( Book )

3 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 467 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Fichter : photography and other questions by Robert Fichter( Book )

5 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ports of entry : William S. Burroughs and the arts by Robert A Sobieszek( Book )

10 editions published in 1996 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William S. Burroughs, the Beat iconoclast turned cultural icon, has been practicing a postmodern voodoo alchemy, via his cut-up and fold-in techniques, that accurately reflects our fragmented, discontinuous experience of a universe that is fluid, undetermined, tangential, and absurd. His novels, once banned and condemned, have over the years earned him membership in the American Academy and Institute for Arts and Letters and the title Commandeur de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres in France. Now Robert A. Sobieszek, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art's curator of photography, demonstrates how Burroughs's creative practice extends to and permeates most of the arts, how his work has paralleled and in some cases anticipated significant developments in painting, assemblage, music, sculpture, video, and film. Sobieszek discusses and offers illustrations of Burroughs's extensive body of visual art - including his collages, photomontages, sculptural assemblages, shotgunned paintings, and text-image works - as well as the work of artists with whom Burroughs has either collaborated or had an affinity, including Brion Gysin, Keith Haring, Philip Taaffe, and Robert Rauschenberg
The Architectural photography of Hedrich-Blessing( Book )

5 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 329 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Thomson : a window to the Orient by Stephen White( Book )

9 editions published between 1985 and 1989 in English and Undetermined and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shadow chamber by Roger Ballen( Book )

9 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and Spanish and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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One man's eye : photographs from the Alan Siegel Collection( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acquisitions 1973-1980, George Eastman House by International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daguerreotype process : three treatises, 1840-1849 by A Claudet( Book )

7 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 218 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The daguerreotypes of Southworth & Hawes by Robert A Sobieszek( Book )

8 editions published in 1980 in English and Undetermined and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

British masters of the albumen print : a selection of mid-nineteenth century Victorian photography by International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House( Book )

7 editions published in 1976 in English and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collodion process and the ferrotype: three accounts, 1854-1872 by Robert A Sobieszek( Book )

8 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

You're not from around here : photographs of East Tennessee by Mike Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographer Smith allows a rare and intimate glimpse of the unique region of Southern Apalachia. Smith's images evoke a range of emotions and reveal the reality behind the stereotypes of rural Southern life
Consuming the American landscape by John Ganis( Book )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The camera i : photographic self-portraits from the Audrey and Sydney Irmas Collection
Alternative Names
Sobieszek, Robert.

Sobieszek, Robert 1943-2005

Sobieszek, Robert A.

Sobsieszek, Robert 1943-

ソビエゼク, ロバート・A

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Ghost in the shell : photography and the human soul, 1850-2000 : essays on camera portraiturePorts of entry : William S. Burroughs and the artsShadow chamberOne man's eye : photographs from the Alan Siegel CollectionBritish masters of the albumen print : a selection of mid-nineteenth century Victorian photographyYou're not from around here : photographs of East TennesseeConsuming the American landscape