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Atget, Eugène 1857-1927

Works: 4,606 works in 5,088 publications in 7 languages and 21,073 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  History  Exhibition, pictorial works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Photobooks  Catalogs 
Roles: Photographer, Author, Illustrator, Publisher, Honoree, Artist, Other, Publishing director, Creator, Bibliographic antecedent
Classifications: TR653, 770.92
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Most widely held works about Eugène Atget
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Most widely held works by Eugène Atget
The work of Atget by John Szarkowski( Book )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atget's seven albums by Molly Nesbit( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 766 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Analyse van 7 tot nu toe ongepubliceerde fotoboeken van de Franse fotograaf (1857-1927)
A vision of Paris. The photographs of Eugène Atget; the words of Marcel Proust by Eugène Atget( Book )

18 editions published between 1963 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 718 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looking at Atget by Peter Barberie( Book )

5 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 710 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Renowned for his alluring and provocative photographs of the monuments, interiors, streets, and people of Paris and its environs, Eugène Atget (1857-1927) carefully recorded the details of his subjects for a range of clients, including artists, designers, and libraries. Although not well known in his lifetime, Atget's influential work is now in the collections of almost all of the world's major museums. This book, replete with exquisite reproductions of 110 Atget photographs--including a number of previously unpublished images--features selections from the Philadelphia Museum of Art's magnificent holdings, comprised largely of works from the collection of the celebrated American gallery owner Julien Levy. Peter Barberie explores the earliest and most compelling accounts of Atget's photography and describes the efforts undertaken by Levy and by the American photographer Berenice Abbott--each with a different perspective on Atget's work--to promote his legacy in the United States. By analyzing how Atget organized the albums he used in his workroom and sold to his institutional clients, Barberie also offers fresh insights into the photographer's working methods and purposes. Conservation scientists Beth A. Price and Ken Sutherland discuss their findings about the processes and materials used by Atget and by Abbott, who printed from Atget's negatives after acquiring the contents of his studio in 1928"--Jacket
Eugène Atget, 1857-1927 by James Borcoman( Book )

7 editions published between 1984 and 1985 in English and French and held by 639 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atget by John Szarkowski( Book )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in English and held by 553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atget the pioneer by Jean-Claude Lemagny( Book )

9 editions published in 2000 in English and French and held by 404 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The works of the great French photographer Eugene Atget (1856-1927) are already internationally known through many books. His role as a highly influential pioneer of photography is less well appreciated. This beautiful new book explores Atget's legacy through his own photographs and those of his successors, names who are themselves legends in the history of the art: Berenice Abbott, Hila and Bernd Becher, Bill Brandt, Robert Doisneau, Walker Evans, Michael Kenna, Lee Friedlander, Clarence John Laughlin, Albert Renger-Patzsch, Rene-Jacques, Bruno Requillard, August Sander." "Through a selection of insightful essays and a stunning portfolio of more than 160 photos, Atget's work is juxtaposed with those of later photographers to produce a unique and ground-breaking analysis of a critical strand of photographic history." "During his lifetime Atget's work held a fascination for contemporary Surrealist artists such as Man Ray; later Walker Evans drew on Atget's unflinching views of the Paris backstreets to create his own image of urban life, Cubism too found inspiration in the tightly framed spaces of Atget's Parisian streets." "Publishing for the first time numerous photographs by Atget - including the newly discovered photos of trees in the park at Saint-Cloud - this book also presents texts by experts in the history of photography."--Jacket
Paris changing : revisiting Eugene Atget's Paris by Christopher Rauschenberg( Book )

6 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 359 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Between 1888 and 1927 Eugene Atget carefully photographed Paris and its environs, capturing in thousands of photographs the city's parks, streets, and buildings as well as its diverse inhabitants. His images preserved the vanishing architecture of the ancien regime as Paris grew into a modern capital and established Atget as one of the twentieth century's greatest and most revered photographers." "In the late 1990s Christopher Rauschenberg revisited and rephotographed many of Atget's original locations. Paris Changing features seventy-six pairs of images, beautifully reproduced in duotone. By meticulously replicating the emotional as well as aesthetic qualities of Atget's images, Rauschenberg vividly captures both the changes the city has undergone and its enduring beauty. His work is both an homage to his predecessor and an artistic study of Paris in its own right." "Each site is indicated on a map of the city, inviting readers to follow in the steps of Atget and Rauschenberg. Essays by Clark Worswick and Alison Nordstrom give insight into Atget's life and situate Rauschenberg's work in the context of other rephotography projects. The book concludes with an epilogue by the well-known art publisher Rosamond Bernier and a portfolio of Atget-inspired images of contemporary Paris by Rauschenberg."--Jacket
Berenice Abbott, Eugene Atget by Clark Worswick( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Eugene Atget's photographs of Paris are among the greatest works in photography made at any time, in any place. Spanning a twenty-nine-year period (1898-1927), Atget's photographs are literally the Paris of our collective imagination." "In 1927 Berenice Abbot became the largest collector of Atget's work when she purchased his estate. For the next forty years, Abbott devoted much of her creative life to popularizing Atget's work. Our vision of Eugene Atget and Atget's Paris was literally Abbott's invention. Drawn from work in previously unpublished archives, this book details Abbott's rare prints of Atget's negatives for the first time." "Today, Atget's work forms the bedrock of an American modernist photographic vision. Yet the Abbott/Atget printings are among the least known and most vibrant prints in the photographic medium. This work represents one of the few instances of one great photographer printing another great photographer's work. Representing perhaps only one percent of Atget's surviving work, the prints are Abbott's vision of the photographer who single-handedly changed photographic modernism in the twentieth century."--BOOK JACKET
Atget Paris by Eugène Atget( Book )

16 editions published between 1992 and 2007 in 3 languages and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"From 1897 until his death in 1927 Atget was photographer of Paris par excellence. This book brings together 840 of his images arranged district by district, neighborhood by neighborhood-it is the most prolific collection of his work ever published. To turn the pages is to take an unforgettable stroll through the eerie, empty streets of Paris 70 years ago. It is a strange, largely unpeopled world where objects project an uncanny density: shoes dangling in a shop window, or the milk cart laden with cans and equipped with whip and reins but no driver. This is Atget's Paris and in typical Atget style those humans that do appear are the humble tradespeople, the ragpickers, the prostitutes. Although hailed by the surrealists for the poetic quality of his images, Atget refused to accept that he was an artist, claiming that the pictures he took were simply documents. He has become known as the first modern photographer and had the unique ability to inject a tragic quality into ordinary things. As a special tribute this book has been formatted in the shape of a Parisian cobblestone."--Amazon
Eugène Atget by Gerry Badger( Book )

6 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugène Atget's Paris by Eugène Atget( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 136 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugène Atget by Eugène Atget( Book )

4 editions published in 1985 in English and French and held by 134 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugène Atget : itinéraires parisiens, Musée Carnavalet-Histoire de Paris, 14 octobre 1999-16 janvier 2000 by David Harris( Book )

4 editions published between 1999 and 2000 in French and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugène Atget (1857-1927) : das alte Paris : [Ausstellung, Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, 30.8.-1.10.1978 : Katalog by Eugène Atget( Book )

5 editions published in 1978 in German and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Paris as gameboard : Man Ray's Atgets by Susan Laxton( Book )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 58 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The photographs of Paris were made by Eugène Atget and later assembled into an album by Man Ray. Since 1976, the album has been in the collection of the George Eastman House, in Rochester, New York
Atget, magicien du vieux Paris en son époque by Jean Leroy( Book )

4 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in French and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les voitures d'Atget au Musée Carnavalet by Françoise Reynaud( Book )

3 editions published in 1991 in French and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les Années folles( Book )

4 editions published in 1986 in French and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Atget : [exhibition held 12th September - 24th November, 1980] by Hans Georg Puttnies( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in German and Undetermined and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Atget's seven albums
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Atget, E. 1856-1927

Atget, Eugène 1857-1927

Atget, J. Eugène 1856-1927

Atget, Jean-Eugène

Atget, Jean-Eugène 1856-1927

Atget, Jean-Eugène 1857-1927

Atget, Jean-Eugène-Auguste

Atget, Jean-Eugène-Auguste 1856-1927

Atget Jean Eugène Auguste 1857-1927

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English (160)

French (73)

German (34)

Japanese (2)

Spanish (2)

Turkish (1)

Italian (1)

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