Weegee was the archetypal hard-boiled tabloid photographer who, from the 1930s to 60s, brought images of the seamy underbelly of New York to the public. This retrospective volume showcases his work.
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Miles Barth is a freelance journalist, specialising in arts.Language Notes:
Text: English (translation)
Original Language: French
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Descripción Bulfinch, 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería DADAX0821226495
Descripción Bulfinch, 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. Nº de ref. de la librería P110821226495
Descripción Bulfinch, 2000. Paperback. Estado de conservación: New. book. Nº de ref. de la librería 0821226495
Descripción Little Brown & Co., Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1997. Softcover. Estado de conservación: New. Weegee [Arthur Fellig] Photos Ilustrador. 1st Edition. NEW! Gift Quality First Edition softcover copy. 256 pp., profusely illustrated with 265 duotones. Published to coincide with an exhibit at the International Center of Photography in New York, 1997. Essays by Miles Barth, Alain Bergala and Ellen Handy. Weegee was the archetypal hard-boiled tabloid photographer. From the 1930s to the 1960s his images of murder, mayhem and the seamy inderside of New York set a new standard for immediacy and wit - and influenced a generation of of imitators. Working with a Speed Graphic and an on-camera flash, he shot in a stark, punchy, in-your-face style, often capturing his subjects in a startling blast of light. This retrospective showcases his jolting work - and captures bygone New York at its most raucous, dangerous and outrageous. Here are Weegee's grisly murders, shocking accidents, gawking crowds and other signature crime-and-disaster shots, along with his equally arresting human interest and high society images - 265 high-impact images in all. The volume includes interpretive essays, an annotated chronology and other documentation.This softcover copy is unused and in Fine condition; free of markings of any kind; all pages clean and bright. With a tight binding, no creasing or signs of any prior use. Size: 12-1/4 x 10 Inches. Nº de ref. de la librería 10-401704