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Photography: The Whole Story By Juliet Hacking

Photography: The Whole Story by Juliet Hacking

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Summary

A revised and updated edition of this ambitious and vibrant publication, described by Black & White Photography as 'superb ... a wide-ranging, comprehensive and informative book that is also a pleasure to read'.

Photography: The Whole Story Summary

Photography: The Whole Story by Juliet Hacking

Photography: The Whole Story is a celebration of the most beautiful, meaningful and inspiring photographs that have arisen from this very modern medium. It begins with a succinct overview of photography, placing it in the context of the social and cultural developments that have taken place globally since its arrival. Organized chronologically, the book then traces the rapid evolution of photographic style, period by period and movement by movement. Illustrated, in-depth essays cover every photographic genre, from the early portraits and tableaux to the digitally manipulated montages, split-second sports images, and conceptual photographs of today. The ideas and works of key photographers are assessed to reveal what motivated them, who influenced whom, and what each was striving to achieve. Detailed cultural and individual artist timelines clarify historical context.

With over 1000 illustrations

Photography: The Whole Story Reviews

'It's hard to think of a classic photo that isn't included here, and opened up by skilled and thought-provoking analysis. A beautiful volume' - The Scotsman
'An uncommonly impressive and well-written addition to an oversubscribed field' - The World of Interiors
'Superb ... a pleasure to read' - Black & White Photography

About Juliet Hacking

Juliet Hacking has been Programme Director of the MA in Photography (contemporary and historical) at Sotheby's Institute of Art since 2006. She is also the author of Lives of the Great Photographers (Thames & Hudson, 2015).

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GOR011658012
9780500296103
0500296103
Photography: The Whole Story by Juliet Hacking
Used - Like New
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
20210311
576
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The book has been read, but looks new. The book cover has no visible wear, and the dust jacket is included if applicable. No missing or damaged pages, no tears, possible very minimal creasing, no underlining or highlighting of text, and no writing in the margins

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