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Paul Strand -- Sixty Years of Photographs

Strand, Paul

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ISBN 10: 0912334819 / ISBN 13: 9780912334813
Published by Aperture Monograph, 1976
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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An extraordinary book on photographs, including an earlier profile by Calvin Tomkins published in the New Yorker in 1974. Paul Strand was considered one of America's three greatest photographic artists of the 20th Century, along with the likes of Alfred Stieglitz and Edward Weston. This large book contains many photographs never previously published, plus excerpts from correspondence, interviews, and other documents. This copy is a first edition, Fine/Fine condition, price on Dj front flyleaf $25. Very slight rubbing at bottom of DJ spine. Original owner's signature in ink on ffep, plus date of "Christmas 1977." 183 numbered pages. Now scarce, this book is an extraordinary production in gift-worthy condition. Extra postage may be required for overseas buyers. Bookseller Inventory # 150714

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Title: Paul Strand -- Sixty Years of Photographs

Publisher: Aperture Monograph

Publication Date: 1976

Binding: Hardcover

Illustrator: Profile by Calvin Tomkins

Book Condition: Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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Paul Strand: Sixty Years of Photographs, a long-unavailable Aperture classic, is one of the most comprehensive surveys of the power and force of a major photographic figure of our time. Before his death in 1976 at age eighty-five, Strand combed his photographic prints and his many books with an eye to the completion of this volume. Seen here is the summation of a lifework, from the first abstract photographs to the series of plant photographs taken in the last years of his life. Also included is a rarely examined series of filmsÛbrilliant, unprecedented documentaries that foreshadowed Italian neo-realism and the new cinema of the post-war years. The re-release of this volume, which features the famous biographical profile by Calvin Tomkins and excerpts from Strand's correspondence, interviews, and other documents, makes one of photography's major artists newly accessible.

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