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Alfred Stieglitz. Camera Work

Hardcover5.5 x 7.7 in.2.38 lb552 pages
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American pioneer Alfred Stieglitz defined early 20th-century photography, creating the school of “Photo Secessionism” and founding cult art, literature, and avant-garde photo journal Camera Work. This beautiful book reproduces the entire 50-issue run, originally published between 1903 and 1917—a benchmark of photography as art form.
Alfred Stieglitz. Camera Work

Alfred Stieglitz. Camera Work

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Art Photography

Highlights from Stieglitz’s legendary photo journal (1903–1917)

Photographer, writer, publisher, and curator Alfred Stieglitz (1864–1946) was a visionary far ahead of his time. Around the turn of the 20th century, he founded the Photo-Secession, a progressive movement concerned with advancing the creative possibilities of photography, and by 1903 began publishing Camera Work, an avant-garde magazine devoted to voicing the ideas, both in images and words, of the Photo-Secession. Camera Work was the first photo journal whose focus was visual, rather than technical, and its illustrations were of the highest quality hand-pulled photogravure printed on Japanese tissue. This book brings together all photographs from the journal’s 50 issues.
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Pam Roberts was Curator at the British Royal Photographic Society from 1982-2001. She lives in Bath.

Alfred Stieglitz. Camera Work
Hardcover14 x 19.5 cm1.08 kg552 pages

ISBN 978-3-8365-4407-8

Edition: English, French, German