The book of 101 books : seminal photographic books of the Twentieth Century
The Book of 101 Books is published by Andrew Roth and includes over 500 full-color plates with essays by eight renown authors (...). Art historian Shelley Rice, in her illuminating 15,000-word essay “When Objects Dream,” surveys the history of 20th-century photography through the book. Richard Benson (...) follows the developments in the art of printing from the photogravure to the new digital technologies in his 5,000-word essay “Photography in Print.” May Castleberry (...) describes the production process for the reprinting of Steichen’s classic children’s book The First Picture Book and further discusses the challenge of exhibiting photographic books within a museum exhibition in her essay “The Presence of The Past.” Jeffrey Fraenkel (...) writes a personal account addressing the many pitfalls of book publishing in his essay “A Choice of Titles.” The contemporary Japanese photographer Daido Moriyama recounts the constructing of his seminal avant-garde publication Bye, Bye Photography, Dear (1972) in his essay “Reflections.” Neville Wakefield (...) analyzes Richard Prince’s radical picture book Adult Comedy Action Drama (1995) in “Stand Up Comedy and the Horizontal Sublime.” Vince Aletti (...) and David Levi Strauss (...) each write insightful 300 to 500 word essays that accompany the 101 books.
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Publicado em edição comercial de 5.000 exemplares, e também em edição limitada de 500 exemplares e edição exclusiva de 101 exemplares.