The Dusseldorf School of Photography

Author:   Stefan Gronert ,  Stefan Gronert
Publisher:   Aperture
ISBN:  

9781597111362


Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 February 2010
Format:   Hardback
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The Dusseldorf School of Photography


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The German photographic movement commonly known as the Dusseldorf School of Photography has become synonymous with artistic excellence and innovation. It began in the mid-1970s at the Kunstakademie Dusseldorf, under the instruction of the photographers Bernd and Hilla Becher, known for their comparative grids of mundane industrial buildings captured with an objective and clinical eye. This school has not only birthed some of today's most important and successful photographers, but has also had a fundamental and lasting influence on the history of the medium. The Dusseldorf School of Photography presents over 160 images in a spectacular overview of the breadth of the Dusseldorf School from the early 1970s to today. This impeccable survey is filled with superb reproductions of the best-known photographs by three generations of key Dusseldorf artists: Bernd and Hilla Becher, Laurenz Berges, Elger Esser, Andreas Gursky, Candida Hofer, Axel Hutte, Simone Nieweg, Thomas Ruff, Jorg Sasse, Thomas Struth and Petra Wunderlich. With a scholarly text, extensive artist bios and a plate section dedicated to each of these artists, The Dusseldorf School of Photography offers the first comprehensive assessment of this important photographic movement--one that dominates the salesrooms and museums of our times.

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Author:   Stefan Gronert ,  Stefan Gronert
Publisher:   Aperture
Imprint:   Aperture
Dimensions:   Width: 26.70cm , Height: 3.00cm , Length: 30.70cm
Weight:   2.313kg
ISBN:  

9781597111362


ISBN 10:   1597111368
Pages:   320
Publication Date:   01 February 2010
Audience:   General/trade ,  General
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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