ISBN-10:
0893813680
ISBN-13:
9780893813680
Pub. Date:
06/15/2005
Publisher:
Aperture Foundation
Beauty in Photography: Essays in Defense of Traditional Values / Edition 2

Beauty in Photography: Essays in Defense of Traditional Values / Edition 2

by Robert AdamsRobert Adams

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Overview

The eight essays in Beauty in Photography provide a critical appreciation of photography by one of its foremost proponents. The result is a rare book of criticism, alive to the pleasure and mysteries of true exploration.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780893813680
Publisher: Aperture Foundation
Publication date: 06/15/2005
Edition description: 2nd Revised Edition
Pages: 112
Sales rank: 604,669
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.26(h) x 0.39(d)

About the Author

Robert Adams is a major figure in New Topographics movement known for his photographs of the modern American West. A recipient of a MacArthur Fellowship, two Guggenheim Fellowships, the Spectrum International Prize for Photography, and the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize, his many books include: From the Missouri West (1980), Beauty in Photography: Essays in Defense of Traditional Values (1981), Our Lives and Our Children (1983), Summer Nights, Walking (1985), Los Angeles Spring (1986), and Perfect Times, Perfect Places (1988). Adams's work has been widely exhibited, including in a major retrospective at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

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