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Strange and Familiar : Britain as Revealed by International Photographers (Hardcover)

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Two dozen artists from countries around the world offertheir own perspectives on British society. In a project that isunparalleled in its scope and scale, iconic British photographerMartin Parr has selected works, dating from the interwar periodto today, that capture the social, cultural, and political identityof the UK through the camera lens. These images range fromsocial documentary and street photography to portraitureand architectural photography and offer a reflection of howBritain is perceived by those outside its borders. The bookfeatures some of the leading figures of 20th- and 21st-centuryphotography, including Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bruce Davidson,Robert Frank, David Goldblatt, Candida Höfer, Sergio Larrain,Shinro Ohtake, Paul Strand, and Garry Winogrand. From theHebrides to Dover, Belfast to Cardiff, modern Britain comes tolife from a fresh perspective--and the results are both strangeand familiar.
Number of Pages: 287.0
Genre: Photography
Sub-Genre: Subjects + Themes / Regional, Individual Photographer
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Prestel Pub
Language: English
Street Date: May 15, 2016
TCIN: 51225378
UPC: 9783791382326
Item Number (DPCI): 248-17-9886

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