: Unfamiliar streets: The Photographs of Richard Avedon, Charles Moore, Martha Rosler, and Philip-Lorca diCorcia
232 Seiten, Text in englischer Sprache von Katherine A. Bussard, 22,2 x 27,9 cm, Yale 2014, gebunden
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City scenes have been chronicled in photographs since the early 1800s, but street photography as traditionally defined has captured a relatively narrow field of these images. Revolutionizing the history of street photography, ´Unfamiliar Streets´ explores the work of Richard Avedon, Charles Moore , Martha Rosler , and Philip-Lorca diCorcia , four American photographers whose careers in fashion, photojournalism, conceptual art, and contemporary art are not usually associated with the genre.
Bussard s lively and engaging text, a timely response to a growing interest in urban photography, challenges the traditional understanding of street photography and makes original and important connections among urban culture, social history, and the visual arts, constructing a new historical model for understanding street photography. Illustrated with more than one hundred images, this book provides an interpretation of a compelling genre that is as fresh as its consideration of the city streets themselves, sites of commerce, dispossession, desire, demonstration, power, and spectacle.