Author: Miles Orvell
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Release Date: 2003
Presents an overview of the history of American photography, covering how American photographers view the world, the nature of photographic exploitation, experimental techniques, and the works of prominent photographers.
Author: James Guimond
Publisher: UNC Press Books
Release Date: 1991
Genre: Social Science
Looks at how documentary photographers have contested the idea of the American dream, and discusses the work of Francis Benjamin Johnston, Lewis Hine, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, William Klein, Diane Arbus, and Robert Frank
"This book presents images from our annual competition held in January 2006 at the former studio of Richard Avedon in New York City. Images receiving a majority vote or better from our jury appear in the book and on our web site. From over 9,000 images submitted, only 363 were selected to appear in this book and represent the best images from the year. Another 200 were chosen to appear on our web site."--BOOK JACKET.
Walker Evans is one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. This is the 75th anniversary edition reissue of the seminal photography book produced to be aesthetically accurate to the original 1938 edition. His elegant, crystal-clear photographs and articulate publications have inspired generations of artists.