Edward Weston by Terrence PittsEdward Weston by Terrence Pitts

Edward Weston

byTerrence PittsEditorManfred Heiting

Hardcover | April 15, 2013

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The Life and Art of Edward Weston
Few photographers have created such a legacy as Edward Weston (1886-1958). After a decade of successfully making photographs with painterly soft-focus techniques, Weston became the key pioneer of the school of precise and sharp presentation, dubbed "Straight Photography." Through the 1920s, '30s, and '40s, Weston was a major force in pushing forward the art of photography. His photographs are monuments of sensual realism, perfectly composed images of stillness that sear with passion and intensity. Whatever the subject, be it a vegetable, landscape, shell, or naked body, Weston's lens captures the essence of its life force, the fundamentals of its form.
The editor: Manfred Heiting is an internationally acknowledged expert on and collector of photographs and books, who divides his time between Amsterdam and Malibu. He is a founder-member of the J. Paul Getty Museum Council and a member of the supervisory board of the Herb Ritts Foundation, both located in Los Angeles. He is editor of...
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Title:Edward WestonFormat:HardcoverDimensions:224 pages, 12.36 × 9.4 × 0.79 inPublished:April 15, 2013Publisher:Taschen America LlcLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3836544024

ISBN - 13:9783836544023

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