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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Christine rated it really liked it Jan 15, To ask other readers questions about Looking at Photographsplease sign up. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Bob rated it it was amazing Feb 22, It’s a great starter’s guide for anyone interested in the artistic possibilities of photography. I posted a mini-review of the book on my blog here.

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Szarkowski investigates the aesthetic, formal, social and historical issues of photographs selected from the Modern’s collections. This book has a wonderful selection of iconic photos and information about them.

I enjoyed this book alot and it helped me in looking at other peoples images and what to look for. I’m not sure if that was on purpose, or just an example of a bias toward black and white film as more formal or artistic Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Refresh and try again. Mar 06, Joseph added it. I discover surprises every time I open it.


Reissued in with loooking digital duotones-this volume is now available to a new generation of readers. May 28, Jake rated it really liked it Shelves: Press release 3 pages. What other items do customers buy after viewing this item?

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

The style contrasts sharply with that of Szarkowski’s other, earlier work – The Photographer’s Eye. Lists with This Book. He championed the careers of many visionary photographers, including Garry Winogrand, Diane Arbus and Lee Friedlander. Be the first to ask a question about Looking at Photographs.

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The accompanying text to the photos was a bit hit or miss so I dinged it a star for that. This is a great explanation for the whiteness of early photographs and photographers, but doesn’t explain why later photographs weren’t more diverse in both photographer and subject. Discover 39 incredible artists who are creating monochrome images across different genres and in diverse cultures worldwide. This book discusses photographers shots with no artist twice.

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lkoking When I started, I didn’t know that this was what I wanted, but it was. Product details Format Paperback pages Dimensions x x Dec 31, Jeff Youngstrom added it Shelves: The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand. They are in approximately chronological order. I have poured over this book again and again. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources.

Now the hidden half of his lifetime of artistic work is finally given the attention it deserves.


Simon Roberts travelled far and wide throughout his native England to capture contemporary photographs of his fellow countrymen and fabled landscapes. Not something you will enjoy, particularly, if what you are after, involves the basics of photography.

Absolutely essential to becoming exposed to what makes a photograph “great.

Each essay, each photograph made me want to delve deeper. A must read for the burgeoning photographer.

The writing is entertaining and informative, and the photographs themselves are both well-selected and gorgeously printed. Dec 09, Anita rated it it was amazing. An Introduction to Understanding Images Paperback.

Quite a remarkable book to own and admire from time to time.

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This is a scholarly work by Szarkowski which makes engaging and photogdaphs reading.

The photos are an interesting look at the evolution of photography over time but well before the advent of digital cameras. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. This handsome book hints at the depth and breadth of the solutions to the question of what is significant in pictures.