DIANA & NIKON. Essays on Photography. Expanded Edition

New York: Aperture, (1997). First Aperture edition. Hardcover. Signed by Janet Malcolm on the half-title page, her first book. Expanded to include new essays that explore the last work of Diane Arbus, Sally Mann's family pictures, E. J. Bellocq's famous 1912 nudes, Andrew Bush's richly detailed interiors, and the relationship between painting and photography. The text of the original edition, long a much sought after rarity, is reprinted here in full, including essays on the works of the masters Stieglitz, Steichen, and Weston, as well as contempraries such as Robert Frank, Irving Penn, and William Eggleston. Her writings on such topics as Richard Avedon's portraits, Garry Winogrand's street photographs, and Harry Callahan's color work exhibit the elegant prose style and incisive commentary for which she is renowned. Illustrated with 100 black-and-white photographs. Bound in light purple cloth over boards with silver spine stamping, fine in a very good plus jacket. Item #14196
ISBN: 0893817279

Price: $125.00

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