This dynamic introduction to the most important photographers from the inception of photography to today bears witness to the magic of the camera. From Félix Nadar’s awe-inspiring aerial photos and Eugene Atget’s images of fin de siècle France to Walker Evans’ stirring photos and Nan Goldin’s poetic scenarios, each of the photographers featured here represents a vital aspect of photography’s evolution. The artists are presented in double-page spreads that include reproductions of their most important works, concise biographies, and informative sidebars. The result is a fascinating overview of the way photographers continue to push the limits of their genre, offering their audiences new ways of seeing and understanding our world.
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