Women Photographers

ISBN: 9783791348148

Author: Boris Friedewald    Publisher: Prestel Publishing

This thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 19th century to today features the most important works of 60 artists, along with in-depth biographical and critical assessments. Since the inception of photography as an art form nearly 200 years ago, women have played an important role in the development of the genre, often pushing boundaries and defying social convention. This comprehensive volume features sixty of the most important women photographers. Each artist is profiled in spreads featuring splendid reproductions of their key works and an in-depth overview of their careers and contributions to the art of photography. Biographical information for each subject and a contextual essay focusing on the impact of women in the history of the medium makes this an excellent illustrated reference.

Pages: 240

Dimensions: 210 x 270 mm

Availability Date: 01-10-2016

Tags: February 2017   Arts & Photography

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