Thames & Hudson
How to Read a Photograph
Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers
Foreword by Max Kozloff
24.00 x 16.90 cm
Published in 2009
A profusely illustrated primer on the appreciation of photography as an art form.
Novices and experts alike will gain a deeper understanding of great photographers and their work, as Ian Jeffrey decodes key images and provides essential biographical and historical background to the images and their creators.
Profiles of more than 100 major photographers, including Alfred Stieglitz, Bill Brandt, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Walker Evans, Paul Strand and László Moholy-Nagy, highlight styles and movements throughout the history of photography.
Each entry includes a biography along with an illuminating discussion of key works and ample contextual information, making this book the ideal gallery companion for photography aficionados everywhere.