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Gierstberg, Frits

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Most widely held works by Frits Gierstberg
The Dutch photobook : a thematic selection from 1945 onwards by Frits Gierstberg( Book )

11 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This title describes the relatively recent history of the famed Dutch photobook. Editors Rik Suermondt and Frits Gierstberg chose over 120 of the most significant Dutch photobooks and placed them in the context of developments in photography and society The postƯSecond World War Dutch photobook is unique because of the long tradition of graphic designers and photographers working closely together. It is highly prized abroad, and many photobooks have become part of the collections of museums and private collectors. This book shows the immense variety and allure of the Dutch photobook and makes it accessible to a broad audience. Exhibition: Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
Documentary now! : contemporary strategies in photography, film and the visual arts( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"How credible and engaged are documentary photography and film these days? It is high time for a probing analysis. In Documentary now! experts such as Jean-Francois Chevrier, Frits Gierstberg, Tom Holert and Olivier Lugon shed light on recent developments in the world of the documentary image in various essays. In addition, various influential photographers and artists, including Johan Grimonprez, Walid Raad and Julika Rudelius, share their views on the current role and significance of the documentary."--Jacket
The image society : essays on visual culture( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The term 'visual culture' crops up everywhere. But what does it mean? Could we say there is a deluge of images? Does this threaten other cultural assets, such as the word? What do we stand to lose, and what do we stand to gain? The Netherlands Foto Institut (NFI) invited six writers and academics to write essays on these issues in order to stimulate discussion about images and visual culture. The result is a bundle of essays representing a broad range of opinions and ideas about today's image society, on photography, film, video, the internet and television, and on the changes stemming from the digitization of these media. The Image Society is a guide for everyone who has an interest in the world of the image."--Jacket
Bruce Davidson by Bruce Davidson( Book )

5 editions published in 2016 in English and Spanish and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Bruce Davidson began his passionate relationship with photography very early, at the age of 10 when his mother built a darkroom in their home and he began to photograph the streets of his neighborhood. From that moment his work would be characterized by a personal vision of reality which is manifested in his art, not only in the individual images, but also in the effect produced by the reiteration, research and study of themes and characters over time. Because of his personal style together with his interest in the struggles and achievements of the people he photographs, his work provides a unique perspective on the development of twentieth century society, especially in the United States. The exhibition contemplates a journey through the artist's long career including some of his most famous series, such as Brooklyn Gang, East 100th Street and Time of Change: the Civil Rights Movement as well as his most recent works, Nature of Paris and Nature of Los Angeles. The series shown in the exhibition reveal Bruce Davidson's humanist view. People are the center of his photography and the artist presents us with a variety of realities in different countries. Social tensions in England, the Welsh miners, the Brooklyn street gangs, the struggle for human rights in the United States and the harshness of life in Harlem are just some of his subjects. His work reflects an ethical commitment to the harsh realities of the precarious and vulnerable environments in which the daily life of the people photographed unfolds"--Provided by publisher
Questioning history : imagining the past in contemporary art by Bianca Stigter( Book )

6 editions published between 2008 and 2015 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Within contemporary visual art and photography there has, for a number of years, been a growing interest in history. At the same time, history is presented as 'the' history with decreasing certainty, since social upheavals have, over the course of recent decades, led to a different view of 'the' history." "The mass media have assumed the role of historiographers on a massive scale. The flipside of this development is that visual culture is gradually losing the ability to convey history in all its variety. The mediatization and globalization of our culture is leading to the dulling of our collective historical awareness." "In reaction to this, contemporary artists are asking increasingly critical questions about the way in which the representation of the past is constructed. The attention paid to history among visual artists, photographers, filmmakers and other image producers may indeed be nothing new, but Questioning History focuses on recent developments that are essentially different in their handling of images."--Jacket
Positions attitudes actions : engagement in de fotografie = social and political commitment in photography : [Foto Biënnale Rotterdam 2000 by Frits Gierstberg( Book )

12 editions published in 2000 in Dutch and English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engagement in de fotografie ¦Social and political commitment in photography¦Foto Biënnale Rotterdam 2000
Dutch dare : contemporary photography from the Netherlands by Frits Gierstberg( Book )

10 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dutch Dare is an up-to-date overview of 16 photographers and visual artists from the Netherlands; some world-famous, others from younger generations and not (yet) globally renowned. This publication reveals the outspoken and peculiar character of contemporary Dutch photography and video, presenting in the process a fascinating artistic vision of Dutch society."--Book jacket
Wasteland : landscape from now on = Het landschap vanaf nu by Fotografie Biennale Rotterdam Foundation( Book )

8 editions published in 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eugène Atget : old Paris by Eugène Atget( Book )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Experience, the media rat race : photography, art, architecture, fashion, publicity, advertising, entertainment, technology ; Foto Biennale Rotterdam V( Book )

4 editions published in 2003 in Dutch and English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our image of the world, our conduct and our thinking is to an increasing degree influenced and determined by visual media. Each day presents an ever larger amount of images and media messages to process--to cope, we develop mental filters that exclude unwanted visual impressions. Breaking these mental filters necessitates constantly new and unexpected media strategies, most recently the use of techniques geared to the immersion of the viewer. For example, the simultaneous stimulation of multiple senses received in a multimedia installation by artists like Chantal Ackerman, Alfredo Jaar or mondophrenetic. The great appreciation shown by the art world for the contemplative, classic photo work of such artists as Rineke Dijkstra and the Becher School would seem to be a contradiction; placed in the right environment, these works counterbalance the agitation of visual culture, offering rest for the eye and the potential for voluntary immersion and meditation. The Photo Bienniale Rotterdam has chosen to confront these positions with one another
Human conditions, intimate portraits : conditions humaines, portraits intimes( Book )

8 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Overzicht van werk van elf eigentijdse Nederlandse portretfotografen
Mixed farming : the changing agrarian landscape( Book )

5 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Where once there were grazing cows, now there are golfers playing the back nine or rows of campervans and tents--or even farm museums
Ulay : what is this thing called Polaroid? by Ulay( Book )

3 editions published in 2016 in English and held by 82 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"What Is This Thing Called Polaroid? focuses on the intimate relationship the artist Ulay (born 1943) has developed with the medium of Polaroid, which he has been exploring since the 1970s. For him the unique and immediate character of each Polaroid photograph was, and still is, a perfect match for his performance and body art. The experiments that Ulay conducted even led him to start working inside a large-format Polaroid camera, radically merging the body of the artist with the body of the camera while the image was being created. This book provides insights into Ulay's artistic pursuits with Polaroid photography and also examines the medium itself, surveying the historical background of the Polaroid, its technical innovations, the specific chemical processes involved and the challenges of conserving Polaroid prints."--Publisher
Lust for life : Ed van der Elsken in kleur by Ed van der Elsken( Book )

9 editions published in 2019 in English and Dutch and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Het Nederlands Fotomuseum beheert het complete negatieven- en dia-archief van Ed van der Elsken en heeft onlangs met succes het grote restauratieproject van meer dan 42.000 kleurendia?s van Van der Elsken afgerond. Daarmee is het kleurenwerk van een van de invloedrijkste Nederlandse fotografen veiliggesteld voor de toekomst. Dit wapenfeit zal worden gevierd met de overzichtstentoonstelling Lust for Life Ed van der Elsken in kleur en een omvangrijke publicatie over zijn kleurenwerk.00Fotograaf en filmer Ed van der Elsken (1925-1990) heeft wereldfaam verworven met zijn zwart-wit fotografie. Een groot deel van zijn werkzame leven heeft hij echter ook in kleur gewerkt. Daar begon hij al mee aan het begin van de jaren vijftig tijdens zijn verblijf in Parijs. In de tweede helft van de jaren zestig schakelde hij zelfs vrijwel volledig op kleur over, onder meer voor een aantal audiovisuals en in zijn reisreportages voor het weekblad Revu en het maandblad Avenue. Zijn belangrijkste boeken in kleur zijn 'EYE LOVE YOU' (1977), 'Hallo! Een nieuwe Ed van der Elsken' (1978) en 'Avonturen op het land' (1980). Exhibition: Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (24.05.-06.10.2019)
SubUrban options : opdrachtfotografie en het verstedelijkende landschap = photography commissions and the urbanization of the landscape by Frits Gierstberg( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in Dutch and English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The power book by Jacqueline Hassink( Book )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jacqueline Hassink is a Dutch-born, New York-based conceptual artist whose widely-exhibited photographs deal methodically and precisely with the themes of globalization and economic power. In Table of Power (1996), for instance, Hassink photographed the boardroom tables of Europe's forty largest multinationals while Female Power Stations: Queen Bees (2000) is about the business and domestic environments of leading women executives. The Power Book, the first survey of Hassink's photography, takes the form of a travelogue-the best of her photographs from America, Europe, the Middle East, and Japan are presented chronologically alongside illuminating diary notes and sketches. The Power Book is published to accompany Hassink's major exhibition The Power Show (opening in Amsterdam and Rotterdam before touring internationally).¦¦
Ed Van der Elsken : Sweet life by Ed van der Elsken( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 63 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ed van der Elsken's Sweet Life published in 1966 is considered one of the key works of Dutch photobook history. In 1960, armed with two magazine commissions and a stipend from Netherlands television, Ed van der Elsken and his wife Gerda set off on a fourteen month journey around the world. Six years after their return, he published his travelogue Sweet Life which exhibited a panoply of layout effects - double-page bleeds, crops, printed in deep gravure, and different cover designs for each of the six countries in which it was published. Books on Books #13 presents a study of this classic book with a contemporary essay by Frits Gierstberg.--Publisher
Zwarte rook : fotografie en steenkool in de twintigste eeuw = Black smoke : photography and coal in the twentieth century( Book )

3 editions published in 2002 in Dutch and held by 60 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Oscar van Alphen by Oscar van Alphen( Book )

4 editions published in 2008 in Dutch and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Unwired by Jacqueline Hassink( Book )

4 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Unwired combines two concurrent projects from the Dutch photographer Jacqueline Hassink (b. 1966) ... In the first project she has sought out places where it is impossible to build a network ... remote areas like the Japanese island of Yakushima, the Norwegian group of islands known as Svalbard, or the uninhabitable volcanic desert of Iceland as well as artificially created dead zones in urban spaces, such as a Digital Detox Hotel in Baden-Baden. For iPortrait Hassink shot portraits of passengers using their smartphones as they traveled on the vast metro networks of London, Moscow, New York, Paris, Seoul, Shanghai, and Tokyo."--Inside cover
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Documentary now! : contemporary strategies in photography, film and the visual arts
The image society : essays on visual cultureQuestioning history : imagining the past in contemporary artDutch dare : contemporary photography from the NetherlandsExperience, the media rat race : photography, art, architecture, fashion, publicity, advertising, entertainment, technology ; Foto Biennale Rotterdam VMixed farming : the changing agrarian landscapeThe power bookZwarte rook : fotografie en steenkool in de twintigste eeuw = Black smoke : photography and coal in the twentieth century
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Gierstberg, Frits

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