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Icons Of Photography: The 20th Century (Prestel's Icons)
by Peter Stepan
Ninety of this century's best photographers are presented in this richly illustrated volume, which reflects the multiplicity of the 20th-century's artistic movements.
Published April 1st 1999 by Prestel Publishing
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I'm not sure how I feel about the criterion, mentioned in the introduction, that In the history of photography there naturally have been many anonymous masterpieces or less extensive bodies of work, but these were not taken into consideration for this volume. Only individuals with an impressive corpus were eligible, and this is not a "photos of the century" collection. On the one hand -- fine, I get that, although maybe they should've titled it Iconic Photographers instead. On the other hand, th ...more