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Aaron Siskind 100

ISBN: 1576871940;
Издательство: powerHouse Books
Страниц: 210

Book DescriptionOne of the most important and influential artists working in photography during the twentieth century, Aaron Siskind is being celebrated on the occasion of his 100th birthday with the publication of this sumptuous and comprehensive monograph bringing together both well-known and never-before-published images. Siskind's prolific career spanned six decades and has left its mark on both photography and art history. In 1932, at age twenty-nine, Siskind began his career as a photographer and spent the next nine years, under the auspices of the New York Photo League, working on social documentary photography. Around 1940, Siskind made a shift towards abstraction and suddenly entered an art world populated by painters and sculptors. During the course of the decade, Siskind began to explore a vision that depended on the shallow plane, and utilized delicate, minimal designs. "For the first time in my life subject matter, as such, had ceased to be of primary importance," Siskind...