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Faces of the Twentieth Century: Master Photographers and Their Work

Harris, Mark Edward with a Foreword Vicki Goldberg

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ISBN 10: 0789203340 / ISBN 13: 9780789203342
Published by Abbeville, 1998
Hardcover
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4to. nearly fine with nice bright d.j. A presentation copy, nicely inscribed by Harris to Carl Mydans. Bookseller Inventory # 29788

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Title: Faces of the Twentieth Century: Master ...

Publisher: Abbeville

Publication Date: 1998

Binding: Hardbound

Dust Jacket Condition: Dust Jacket Included

Signed: Signed by Author(s)

Edition: First.

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Synopsis:

This work presents signature images of 20 of the century's greatest photographs alongside excerpts from their interviews with the author and his portraits of each. Photographers include: Manuel Alvarez Bravo, Jeanloup Sieff, Jean-Philippe Charbonnier, Edouard Boubat, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Sebastiao Salgado, Elliott Erwitt, Helmut Newton, Mary Ellen Mark, Herb Ritts, Annie Leibovitz, Gordon Parks, William Klein, Andreas Feininger, Eve Arnold, Marc Riboud, Joe Rosenthal, Carl Mydans, Horace Bristol, Eikoh Hosoe, Raghubir Singh and Peter Lindbergh.

Review:

An entertaining read as well as a visual delight. . . . Harris has done a fine job. -- Picture Mondo Mondino, October 1998

[A]n interesting book. . . . Faces of the Twentieth Century is a good starting point for thinking about photography in all its aspects: photojournalism, portraiture, fashion, historical record and expression. -- Columbus, OH Dispatch, 2/14/99

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