Photography Speaks: 150 Photographers On Their Art
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Photography Speaks: 150 Photographers On Their Art

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Produced in conjunction with the preeminent Chrysler Museum in Norfolk, Virginia, Aperture's essential series Photography Speaks will be reissued as one newly revised and expanded edition in the fall of 2004. From Matthew Brady to Cindy Sherman, more than 150 artists are represented in this new, combined volume spanning the entire history of the medium. This compendium con...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published March 1st 2005 by Aperture (first published October 16th 1989)
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Erin
This was a great book for a “who to know” in photography. Spanning photographers from the medium’s inception to present day, it’s an excellent review of not only who is important in photography, but why. It also gave me a proper reverence for the photography achieved with the earlier equipment, and for the talent and vision of those earlier photographers.

Each photographer receives two pages, one for their photo, the other reserved for text that includes a brief biography of the photographer foll...more
Andrew
this review first appeared on [http://intraspace.blogspot.com]

i picked this up during one of my book grabs at the local library - i'm not sure what attracted me to it, but i suppose i wanted to know about some of the thought that goes into photography.

the book contains excerpts from the writings of 150 photographers talking about different aspects of their photography and photography in general. it is nicely set up - the text is one page of writing and one typical photograph from each of the pho...more
Beata
Lots of inspirations to take from.
Alison
I have found inspiration in the visions of many photographers featured in this compilation. Their words and works are stunning and passionate.
Xan
This book was actually edited by Brooks Johnson, but Cindy Sherman is an interesting photographer!
Chandra
interesting book for someone who love photography....
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