A short history of photography / Harvey Benge with Gerry Badger.
By: Benge, Harvey.
Contributor(s): Badger, Gerry.Material type: BookPublisher: Auckland, N.Z. : Random House, 2007Description: 1 volumes (unpaged) : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781869621445 (hbk.); 1869621441 (hbk.).Subject(s): Benge, Harvey | Benge, Harvey -- Pictorial works | Photography, Artistic -- Pictorial works | Photographers -- New Zealand | Photography, Artistic -- HistoryDDC classification: 770.92 Summary: Collection of photographs by New Zealand photographer Harvey Benge providing an overview of photographic history by reproducing the styles of notable photographers and notable photographs.
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
While looking through his contact sheets in 2007 Harvey Benge noticed that one of his pictures reminded him of a Friedlander, another of an Atget, yet others of a Tillmans, a Baldessari and Adams a Picking them out he decided to make what leading UK photography critic Gerry Badger describes in his opening essay as an 'anthology' of contemporary photography featuring some of its biggest names. The result is a sharply curated and perfectly formed collection of intriguing, beguiling and seductive images, sure to delight the photography aficionado and newcomer alike. 'Of course they are all genuine original Benges. And it is important that they are all good pictures, not mere pastiches of the "originals" of which they gently but insistently remind one. This may be a game, but games can be very serious, and this is both as serious and light-hearted exploration of photographic style.' - Gerry Badger
Collection of photographs by New Zealand photographer Harvey Benge providing an overview of photographic history by reproducing the styles of notable photographers and notable photographs.
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