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    How to Read a Photograph: Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers (Paperback) By (author) Ian Jeffrey, Preface by Max Kozloff

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    DescriptionIan Jeffrey is a superb guide in this profusely illustrated introduction to the appreciation of photography as an art form. Novices and experts alike will gain a deeper understanding of great photographers and their work, as Jeffrey decodes key images and provides essential biographical and historical background. Profiles of more than 100 major photographers, including Alfred Stieglitz, Bill Brandt, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans, Paul Strand and Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, highlight particular examples of styles and movements throughout the history of the medium. Each entry includes a concise biography along with an illuminating discussion of key works and nuggets of contextual information, making this book the ideal gallery companion for photography aficionados everywhere.


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    Title
    How to Read a Photograph
    Subtitle
    Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Ian Jeffrey, Preface by Max Kozloff
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 384
    Width: 169 mm
    Height: 240 mm
    Thickness: 32 mm
    Weight: 1,180 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780500287842
    ISBN 10: 0500287848
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    BISAC V2.8: PHO017000
    DC22: 770.11
    Thema V1.0: AJC
    Illustrations note
    400 illustrations, 50 in colour
    Publisher
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Imprint name
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    Publication date
    24 November 2008
    Publication City/Country
    London