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How to Read a Photograph

Ian Jeffrey Max Kozloff



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Thames & Hudson
26 November 2019
Ian 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.
By:   Ian Jeffrey, Max Kozloff
Imprint:   Thames & Hudson
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 240mm,  Width: 170mm, 
Weight:   1.380kg
ISBN:   9780500295380
ISBN 10:   0500295387
Pages:   448
Publication Date:   26 November 2019
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Reviews for How to Read a Photograph

'Lush and expansive ... an entrancing introduction to the evolution of the medium' - The Art Book 'A valuable commentary on the contribution made by a collection of dedicated photo reportage enthusiasts of the past century and a half' - RPS Journal 'An appetite-whetter ... inspires and informs' - Metro 'You'll feel very smart for reading this and have a better appreciation of how hard it is to take a good picture' - Amateur Photographer

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