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War/Photography free pdf War/Photography surveys both iconic and newly discovered photographs of war and conflict, from daguerreotypes documenting the Crimean and American Civil Wars to digital images made by soldiers in 21st-century Iraq. Accompanying a landmark exhibition opening at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, it is generously illustrated with over 525 powerful images and includes texts by some of today's most important scholars of war photography. This ambitious book offers a comprehensive investigation of the relationship between photography and armed conflict. The featured works represent a range of perspectives-from journalists to soldiers to ordinary citizens-and span six continents, yet together they communicate the consummate experience of war: its brutality, humanity, and even humor. The book's essays investigate the immediate impact, dissemination, and historical influence of war photography.

About Anne Wilkes Tucker

Anne Wilkes Tucker is the Gus and Lyndall Wortham Curator of Photography, Will Michels is collections photographer, and Natalie Zelt is curatorial assistant in photography, all at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

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Author : Anne Wilkes Tucker
Publisher : Yale University Press
Data Published : 27 November 2012
ISBN : 0300177380
EAN : 9780300177381
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 604 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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