February 1–May 15, John Szarkowski: Photographs is the first retrospective of the esteemed photographer’s work. The exhibition features Szarkowski’s. Looking at Photographs. Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Edited with text by John Szarkowski. Museum of Modern Art, New York. John Szarkowski, Looking at Photographs: Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. New York, The Museum of Modern.

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Apr photoographs, Jolie rated it really liked it Shelves: A fascinating look at some of the photographs that helped shape the art. The curator’s discussion of why the image is significant, why it works etc, is less even with some images getting a greater discussion about this than others.

The accompanying text to the photos was a bit hit or miss so I dinged it a star for that. Explore the Home Gift Guide. Sincewhen the Museum accessioned its first photograph, it has assembled an extraordinary and wide-ranging collection of pictures for preservation, study and exhibition. Not the best choice of photos, but the commentary is interesting. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. jojn

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Originally published inthis survey of The Museum of Modern Art’s photography collection explores the evolution of the photographic medium using specific examples to illustrate its development.

One page of text, and an adjoining page with an excellent reproduction of the subject photograph. Gavin rated it really liked it Nov 05, A must read for the burgeoning photographer. Occasionally Szarkowski’s narrative seems to veer from the topic, as if he has trouble in identifying what he has to say about the image.


Jan 22, Roniq rated it really liked it. For access to motion picture film stills please contact the Film Study Center. A list of the projects, articles and conversations that captivated our readers in Something, more along the lines of absolute analysis.

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Looking at Photographs : 100 Pictures from the Collection of The Museum of Modern Art

Each essay, each photograph made me want to delve deeper. This is the man who taught us how to look at photographs. I will say that the accompanying text is stronger at the beginning, which might be because the earlier photos have a proven importance or impact. Szarkowsk other items do customers buy after viewing this item? It’s a great starter’s guide for anyone interested in the artistic possibilities of photography.

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Jan 20, Mark Petrick rated it it was amazing. Quite a remarkable book to own and admire from time to time. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide.

Essential Writings about Photography from Aperture. Bill Mudge rated it really liked it Feb 24, For decades photographs only came in black and white, but there have been years of tinted and color film photographs and none of them were represented. Or rather, think of it this way: If you would like to reproduce an image of a work of art in MoMA’s collection, or an image of a MoMA publication or archival material including installation views, checklists, and press releasesplease contact Photogralhs Resource publication in North America or Scala Archives publication in all other geographic locations.


John Szarkowski was an influential photographer, curator, historian, and critic.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Though they vary in subject and date, viewed together the prints present a remarkable and consistent vision. This book satisfies on both counts. This handsome book hints at szrakowski depth and breadth of the solutions to the question of what is significant in pictures.

American Photography since There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The included photos are inarguably important ones, and the paragraphs do a good job of placing them in historical and artistic context while remaining brief introductions, leaving the focus on the images themselves.

Press release 3 pages. An eclectic mix, to be sure. Pgotographs see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Each image conveys a moving depiction of courage, strength—and vulnerability—in a beautifully artistic manner. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Paperbackpages.

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