The Photobook - A History Vol. 2
|Author: Martin Parr, Gerry Badger|
|Size: 290 x 250 mm, (11 3/8 x 9 7/8 in)|
Following the critically acclaimed first volume, this is the eagerly anticipated second volume of the comprehensive illustrated history of the photobook Features over 200 photobooks from across the world, dating from Edouard-Denis Baldus's magnificent volume made for the Paris-Lyon-Mediterranee Railway Company of 1861 to Stephen Shore's American Surfaces of 2005 Offers a fresh approach to photographic history, focusing on the development of photography in its published form and covering key artistic genres, with sections on The Artist's Photobook, The Company Photobook and Modern Life and the Photobook Broadly thematic in structure, each chapter features an introductory essay followed by detailed discussion of individual photobooks alongside images of book covers and spreads, which provide the central means of telling the history of the photobook.