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FSA The American Vision

Mora, Gilles

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ISBN 10: 0810954974 / ISBN 13: 9780810954977
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Hardcover. MEDIA MAIL ONLY, NO INTERNATIONAL or PRIORITY. Overall, a clean and tight copy to add to a collection or read and enjoy. Harry N. Abrams, 2006. 1st Edition/1st Printing. Fine Book in Fine Dust Jacket. Price Intact. Dust Jacket protected with a new archival cover. Bubble wrapped and shipped promptly in a box. Bookseller Inventory # 057542

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Title: FSA The American Vision

Binding: Hardcover; First Printing

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Edition

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The photographs produced by the FSA during the Great Depression constitute one of America’s greatest artistic legacies. The project launched a stellar group of young photographers, including Dorothea Lange, Walker Evans, Ben Shahn, Carl Mydans, Arthur Rothstein, Marion Post Walcott, and Gordon Parks, who fanned out across America and created images of intense power and poetry. Thousands of FSA photographs have been exhibited and published, and we may feel that we know them well. For this remarkable volume, however, Gilles Mora and Beverly Brannan immersed themselves in the vast archive at the Library of Congress and emerged with unknown treasures. Theirs is a new view of the achievement of the FSA photographers—the most comprehensive in print—that finally gives them their due as the creators of a new American photographic vision.

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Long considered America’s leading expert on the FSA, Beverly Brannan is curator of photography at the Library of Congress. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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