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Riassunto: In the tradition of the great photographic populists Alfred Eisenstaedt and Dorothea Lange, Horace Bristol used his camera to record the human, intimate moments in the grand sweep of history. Bristol's American view included the best and the worst of this century, from poignant images of the urban poor and migrant farm workers during the Depression to the battle scenes of World War II and compelling portraits of post-war Japan and Southeast Asia.
One of the first photographers for LIFE magazine, Bristol was tireless in his pursuit of the revelatory image. Wildly prolific in the thirties and forties, he later gave up photography, and his work languished in obscurity for nearly thirty years. Recently rediscovered, Bristol has come to be recognized as one of the most important photographers of the twentieth century.
This volume presents over one hundred twenty exquisitely reproduced duotone images by Bristol, ranging from his early San Francisco photographs to his last work, taken in Southeast Asia. Combining aesthetic purity with human interest, Horace Bristol's pioneering photography is imbued with an accuracy, strength of composition, and humility that is as striking today as it was groundbreaking in its time.
Review: This collection will do much to resurrect the reputation of the California native who became one of Life magazine's first staff photographers, only to burn much of his work after being devastated by personal tragedy in 1956. Bristol languished in obscurity for nearly three decades before a quirk of fate prompted him to reclaim his legacy. Among the images salvaged for posterity here are pictures of the Golden Gate Bridge under construction, Depression era street scenes, farm laborers, assignments for Edward Steichen's special World War II photographic unit, and views of a bombed-out Tokyo.
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Descrizione libro San Francisco. Chronicle Books., 1996. kartoniert. Zust: Gutes Exemplar. 143 Seiten, mit Abbildungen, Englisch 774g. Codice libro della libreria 961277
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Descrizione libro Chronicle Books, San Francisco, 1996. Soft cover. Condizione libro: As New. 1st Edition. Paperback, Chronicle Books, first printing. Fine, unopened. Codice libro della libreria 985
Descrizione libro CHRONICLE BOOKS, 1996. Oversized Paper Back. Condizione libro: Good. This volume presents over 120 duotone images by the photographic populist, who was one of the first staff photographers for LIFE magazine. 144p. Pap. Codice libro della libreria 203426
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