Isms... Understanding Photography

Following on the heels of the highly successful Isms: Understanding Art, Isms: Understanding Architecture, and the latest volume in the series Isms: Understanding Modern Art comes this handy small-format guide to the history of photography. Loaded with reproductions of seminal works and rounded out with a glossary and index of names, this guide is the best and most concise single volume introduction for students and beginners

An engaging and informative guide to all the significant "isms" - schools and movements-- that have shaped photography from the earliest daguerreotypes through the 20th century and into the present.

About The Author

Emma Lewis is an Assistant Curator at Tate Modern in London, where she has organized photographic acquisitions, curated collection displays - including 'Italian Modernist Photography' (2014) and 'Otto Steinert' (2015) - and delivered the major monographic exhibition 'Wolfgang Tillmans: 2017'. Prior to joining the Tate, she managed the archive of late photographer Terence Donovan and spent three years in the Department of Photographs at Phillips auction house. She contributes to Photomonitor and Tate ETC. and has written catalogue essays for a number of artists and photographers.

  • Publish Date: March 22, 2022
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Category: Photography - History
  • Publisher: Rizzoli Universe Promotional Books
  • Trim Size: 5-1/4 x 7-1/8
  • Pages: 160
  • US Price: $7.98
  • CDN Price: $10.98
  • ISBN: 978-0-7893-3792-4

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