Joel Meyerowitz: Retrospective by Joel MeyerowitzJoel Meyerowitz: Retrospective by Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz: Retrospective

Text byJoel Meyerowitz, Jörg SasseBy (artist)Ralph Goertz

Hardcover | February 24, 2015

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Alongside William Eggleston, Stephen Shore, Joel Sternfeld and Mitch Epstein, New York–born and bred Joel Meyerowitz is one of the most important representatives of the New Color Photography movement of the 1960s and 70s. This retrospective traces his entire oeuvre, from his street photography to his light experimentations made during "the blue hour" in Cape Cod, and includes famous series such as Cape Light, After September 11: Images from Ground Zero, Legacy: The Preservation of Wilderness in New York City Parks, in addition to the artist's much-loved early work—his first trip to Europe in 1967, and his concurrent transition from black and white to color—which has been much less widely published. Though Meyerowitz admired Henri Cartier-Bresson and Robert Frank, and shares their uncanny ability to grasp a human being on the street as both an individual and a representative of a larger social context, his handling of space and composition consciously differs from that of his idols, his framing less synchronized, the moments he captures, interestingly, less perfect. This square hardback volume compiles the artist's iconic images, and is an essential addition to any photography book collection.
Joel Meyerowitz, best known for his large-format color work published in Cape Light & Bay/Sky, began his photographic career in the 1960s as a street photographer. He was born & lives in New York City.
Title:Joel Meyerowitz: RetrospectiveFormat:HardcoverDimensions:204 pages, 8 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:February 24, 2015Publisher:D.A.P./Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther KönigLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1938922700

ISBN - 13:9781938922701