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    DescriptionNinety seminal images by the world's greatest artists provide a stunning tour of the twentieth-century's greatest photographs. From the first image, Heinrich Zille's "Nine Boys Practising Handstands" to the final, Nan Goldin's backstage portrait of transvestite performers, this generously illustrated volume explores photography's impact on the way we experience the world. Every major photographer is represented in double-page spreads, which feature one full-page image, a brief essay on the artist, and additional images of note. Presented chronologically, photographs testify to the evolution of an art form that is continually reinventing itself. From portraiture, photojournalism, and abstraction, to landscape, fashion, and works that transcend genre labels, the selection of masterworks presented here demonstrates the beauty of photography in all its variety.


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    Title
    Icons of Photography
    Subtitle
    The 20th Century
    Authors and contributors
    Edited by Peter Stepan
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 200
    Width: 192 mm
    Height: 242 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 780 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783791333366
    ISBN 10: 3791333364
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    BIC subject category V2: AJC
    BIC time period qualifier V2: 3JJ
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 02
    B&T General Subject: 625
    BISAC V2.8: PHO014000
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHO010000
    B&T Approval Code: A06300000
    BISAC V2.8: PHO005000
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: ZWAN8000, FOTO2710
    BIC subject category V2: 3JJ
    DC22: 770.922
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: TR653 .F66213 2005
    Thema V1.0: AJC, AJCD
    Edition
    2, Revised
    Edition statement
    2nd Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Reinforced binding 238 illustrations
    Publisher
    PRESTEL
    Imprint name
    PRESTEL
    Publication date
    28 April 2005
    Publication City/Country
    Munich
    Author Information
    Peter Stepan is an art historian, author and editor of numerous books on twentieth-century and ethnographic art. He lives near Munich, Germany.