The Photography Book, 2nd Edition is an unsurpassed collection of more than 550 superb images that represent the world's best photographers from the mid-nineteenth century to today.
Arranged alphabetically by photographer, it showcases pioneers such as Gustave Le Gray and Daguerre, icons like Robert Capa and contemporary names such as Richard Wentworth and Carolee Schneemann. The selection encompasses fashion, sport, natural history, reportage, society portraiture, documentary and art, with concise text providing useful insight into each work and its creator. Also included are extensive cross-references and glossaries of technical terms and movements.
About the Author
Ian Jeffrey is an art critic, lecturer, photography historian, curator and author of many books, including Photography: A Concise History (1981) and the original edition of The Photography Book (1997).
The Photography Book, 2nd Edition
Hardback, 290 x 210 mm (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)
576 pp, 563 illustrations
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