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The photobook : from Talbot to Ruscha and…

The photobook : from Talbot to Ruscha and beyond (edition 2012)

by Patrizia Di Bello, Colette E. Wilson, Shamoon Zamir

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Title:The photobook : from Talbot to Ruscha and beyond
Authors:Patrizia Di Bello
Other authors:Colette E. Wilson, Shamoon Zamir
Info:London ; New York : I.B. Tauris, 2012.
Collections:Your library
Tags:Bibliomania, Artists' books, Photography, Conceptual art

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The Photobook: From Talbot to Ruscha and Beyond by Patrizia Di Bello



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The photograph found a home in the book before it won for itself a place on the gallery wall. Only a few years after the birth of photography, the publication of Henry Fox Talbot's "The Pencil of Nature" heralded a new genre in the history of the book, one in which the photograph was the primary vehicle of expression and communication, or stood in equal if sometimes conflicted partnership with the written word. In this book, practicing photographers and writers across several fields of scholarship share a range of fresh approaches to reading the photobook, developing new ways of unde.… (more)

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