Titles by Subject
Photography: The Origins 1839-1890
Edited by Walter Guadagnini, Contribution by Quentin Bajac, Elizabeth Siegel and Francesco Zanot
About This Book
The Skira History of Photography series will be released in four separate volumes: 1839-1890; 1890-1939; 1939-1980; and 1980-2010. Each volume is made up of essays by specialists, including a series of short monographic essays dedicated to individual photographers written by a single author, providing a narrative voice that ensures continuity throughout and a historical framework that adopts a strictly chronological approach.
About the Author
Walter Guadagnini is a curator and professor of Contemporary art at the Accademia delle Belle Arti in Bologna. He also is Commissaire Unique for the Italian section of Paris Photo.