Photography Today

Stehli, Jemima S.. 2014. Photography Today. In: Mark Durden, ed. Photography Today. Phaidon. ISBN 9780714845630 [Book Section]

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Author Mark Durden

A comprehensive and much-needed survey of the last 50 years of photography, charting its path from method of documentation to art for

This major new survey of contemporary photography considers the work of more than 80 photographers through eleven thematic chapters on subjects such as street photography, portraiture, landscape photography and documentary. It traces the development of photography as an art form in each of these genres individually and also looks at the ties and links between them. What is revealed is a complex story with numerous tangents. Mark Durden's narrative, combined with rich illustrative content and an easily accessible design, guides a clear path through this story, showcasing the work of great individual photographers while also being able to place this into the larger narrative of the medium's development.

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