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    DescriptionRobert Doisneau (1912-1994) is one of the most important representatives of humanistic photography. For many years he has been looked upon as the minstrel of picturesque Paris, with a charming eye and a unique sense of the unexpected visual anecdote. As a result he has been championed as a poet of the "pure" moment. Doisneau's oeuvre is however much deeper and complex than that reputation suggests. Contemplating his work as a whole, one discovers Doisneau's pleasure in creating a language to capture the treasures of everyday life. The sensitivity and naturalism of his approach slowly reveal themselves: his images of the modest architecture of the Parisian suburbs for example display gravity, irony and even a degree of hard-heartedness.


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    Title
    Robert Doisneau
    Subtitle
    From Craft to Art
    Authors and contributors
    Text by Jean-Francois Chevrier, Text by Agnes Sire
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 180 mm
    Height: 238 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 798 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9783869300252
    ISBN 10: 3869300256
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: AJB
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15870
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 03
    B&T General Subject: 625
    Ingram Subject Code: AP
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 17
    LC classification: TR
    Abridged Dewey: 770
    B&T Approval Code: A06306400
    BISAC V2.8: PHO019000
    DC22: 779.092
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011030
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 06
    Libri: FOTO0650, GESC2560
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011020
    Thema V1.0: AJCD
    Illustrations note
    col. Illustrations
    Publisher
    Steidl Publishers
    Imprint name
    Steidl Verlag
    Publication date
    30 September 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Gottingen