The Genius of Photography


Published to huge critical acclaim to support the major BBC television series on this ever more influential art form, this landmark book explores the key events and the key images that have marked the development of photography. At the heart of the book is a quest to understand what makes a truly great photograph. What is it that makes a photograph by Nan Goldin or Henri Cartier Bresson stand out among the millions of others taken by all of us every single day? The Genius of Photography examines the evolution of photography in its wider context: social, political, economic, technological and artistic. It also brings a critical perspective and a strong aesthetic sense to the subject. Beginning with the earliest read more

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ISBN:

9781849495233

Format:

Paperback

Pages:

256

Dimensions:

29cm x 23cm

Weight:

1480g

RRP:

$29.99

Category:

Art and Photography

Publisher:

Quadrille Publishing Ltd

Published:

01 October 2014

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Gerry Badger