History of Women Photographers by Naomi Rosenblum
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History of Women Photographers
By Naomi Rosenblum

A History of Women Photographers

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History of Women Photographers by Naomi Rosenblum

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Women have had a special relationship with the camera since the advent of photographic technology in the mid-nineteenth century. Photographers celebrated women as their subjects, from intimate family portraits and fashion spreads to artistic photography and nude studies, including Man Ray's Violon d'Ingres. Lesser known-- and lesser studied-- is the history of women photographers, who continue to make invaluable contributions to this flourishing art form. Featuring more than 300 illustrations, A History of Women Photographers is the only comprehensive survey of women photographers from the age of the daguerreotype to the present day. In this edition, author Naomi Rosenblum expands the book's coverage to include additional photographers and fourteen new images. The text and the appendix of photographer biographies have been revised throughout, and Rosenblum also provides a new afterword, in which she evaluates the influence of rapidly changing digital technology on the field of photography and the standing of women photographers in the twenty-first century.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780789209986
ISBN-10: 0789209985
Format: Hardback
(292mm x 222mm x 35mm)
Pages: 432
Imprint: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Publish Date: 10-Jun-2010
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Naomi Rosenblum

Naomi Rosenblum, an independent curator and scholar who has written many articles and lectured extensively on a wide range of subjects in photography, first published A World History of Photography (now in its fourth edition) in 1984. This is the second revision of her 1994 book, the award-winning A History of Women Photographers. She lives in Long Island City, New York.

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