The Altering Eye: Photographs from the National Gallery of Art (Hardback)
  • The Altering Eye: Photographs from the National Gallery of Art (Hardback)
zoom

The Altering Eye: Photographs from the National Gallery of Art (Hardback)

(author), (author)
£40.00
Hardback 380 Pages / Published: 29/02/2016
  • In stock online
  • Free UK delivery

Usually dispatched within 24 hours

  • This item has been added to your basket
Your local Waterstones may have stock of this item. Please check by using Click & Collect
In 1949 Georgia O'Keeffe chose the National Gallery of Art as the custodian of nearly 1,600 photographs by Alfred Stieglitz - the Key Set, as it has become known. With the formation in 1990 of the Gallery's department of photographs under Sarah Greenough, the collection has grown to 14,000 works of art, an assemblage that both charts the development of the medium and reveals the beauty and dynamic versatility of photography over its course of more than 175 years. This elegant book presents some of the most significant and compelling photographs acquired over the years, ranging from experimental photographs made in the earliest years of the medium's history to key works by major twentieth-century figures and contemporary pieces that reset the ways in which photography shapes our experience of the modern world. The guides on this enlightening walk through the history of the medium are members of the extraordinary curatorial team that established the National Gallery's international reputation for photography exhibitions and publications over the past twenty-five years, ever advancing the recognition of photography as a fine art.

Publisher: Thames & Hudson Ltd
ISBN: 9780500544525
Number of pages: 380
Weight: 3060 g
Dimensions: 285 x 295 x 42 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
'A beautifully produced guided tour of some of the greatest photographic achievements of the last 150 years' - Royal Photographic Society Journal
'A fabulous reference and source of inspiration, this book warrants a place on any photographer's bookshelf' - Black & White Photography
'Speaks to the enormous power of the photographic image' - Herald

You may also be interested in...

Graphic Design School
Added to basket
Constable's Skies
Added to basket
£14.95
Hardback
The World According to Karl
Added to basket
Chanel
Added to basket
£28.00
Hardback
Weatherland
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
Key Moments in Art
Added to basket
£10.95
Paperback
Why Fashion Matters
Added to basket
Modernists & Mavericks
Added to basket
£24.95   £19.95
Hardback
Why It Does Not Have To Be In Focus
Added to basket
Retro Cameras
Added to basket
£18.95
Hardback
The Lives of the Surrealists
Added to basket
The Unfinished Palazzo
Added to basket
The Iconic House
Added to basket
The Pocket Square
Added to basket
Mid-Century Modern 3 notebook set
Added to basket
The Face
Added to basket
£16.95
Hardback

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.