Pioneers in photography as an art formHighlights 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.
- Hardcover: 552 pages
- Publisher: TASCHEN Gmbh
- Language: English
- ISBN-13: 978-3836544078
- Product Dimensions: 14.6 x 4.4 x 21 cm