February 1–May 15, John Szarkowski: Photographs is the first retrospective of the esteemed photographer’s work. The exhibition features Szarkowski’s. Looking at Photographs. Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Edited with text by John Szarkowski. Museum of Modern Art, New York. John Szarkowski, Looking at Photographs: Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. New York, The Museum of Modern.

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This book discusses photographers shots with no artist twice.

Szarkowsky manages to have something impressive to say about each photographer’s approach to his or her subject matter, and the whole book left me feeling really good about my own work and potential.

View the press release. The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand. This book of photos covers the days when you could have been the first to photograph something. Bulfinch; New Ed edition July 28, Language: I love this art form, dammit.

The subjects of the discussion of each image is not identical for each one. This isn’t a detailed history of photography, or a sweeping critical lookkng in the style of Sontag’s On Photography– but you walk away feeling like you’ve learned things about photography that you didn’t know before.

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For access to motion photographhs film stills please contact the Film Study Center. Pages with related products. For licensing motion picture film footage it is advised to apply directly to the copyright holders. More words are probably used to discuss each photographer’s history than anything else.


Mn rated it really liked it Jul 22, Reading this book is like having a personal non-hurried guided tour of significant works at MOMA by an expert curator. If you would like to publish text from MoMA’s archival materials, please fill out this permission form and send to archives moma. Sincewhen the Museum accessioned its first photograph, it has assembled an extraordinary and wide-ranging collection of pictures for preservation, study and exhibition. Read reviews that mention john szarkowski museum of modern modern art looking at photographs history of photography short essay online photographer photography collection book is like great book photography book image images page photographers subject photo essays photographic photos.

This archive o Originally published inthis survey of The Museum of Modern Art’s photography collection explores szarjowski evolution of the photographic medium using specific examples to illustrate its development. Barn, Framing from Loft, ca. This book was full of striking, impressive, or otherwise important photographs accompanied by a few paragraphs about why each photograph was selected to represent both the history of photography and the overall collection at the Museum of Modern Art.

I certainly came away knowing more than when I started this book.

Looking at Photographs : 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art

Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. One person found this helpful. Something, more along the lines of absolute analysis. Dec 31, Jeff Youngstrom added it Shelves: More information is also available about the film collection and the Circulating Film and Video Library. Lists with This Book.


Some is head-scratching sentimentalism, some dead-on perfect in a frame. This is a book that leaves you wanting more We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. The quality of reproduction is also good.

Trivia About Looking at Photog Treat yourself to some inspiration…. This archive of pictures contains a vast range of works from familiar and not-so-familiar photographers. Both extend our understanding and knowledge of art. Customers who viewed this item also viewed.

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There was a problem filtering reviews right now. It has definately changed the way I view and analyze photography.

An appreciation as it were, that can, of course, also become worthy study material. If indeed I had had a long private tour of these images with Mr. A book a return to time and again. Some of these photographs are classics, familiar and well-loved favorites, many are surprising, little-known works by the masters of the art. First, I would look at a particular photograph in an effort to see what made the photo outstanding.

Simon Roberts travelled far and wide throughout his native England to capture contemporary photographs of his fellow countrymen and fabled landscapes.

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