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Susan Bright

Thames & Hudson
224 pages
With 261 illustrations, 245 in colour.
ISBN: 0500543054

This stunning survey presents the work of 80 of the most important and best-loved artist-photographers in the world today. Artists such as Andreas Gursky, Thomas Struth, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Wall, Sophie Calle, Wolfgang Tillmans, Philip-Lorca Dicorcia, Sam Taylor-Wood and many more are featured. Organised into portrait, landscape, narrative, object, fashion, document and city, the book represents the diverse subjects, styles and methods adopted by artists. The work is accompanied by introductions to each section, commentaries by the author and quotes from the photographers. The book's introduction sets out the historical relationship between art and photography from the early 19th century and discusses the art world's embrace of the medium in recent decades.


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