On Reading

On Reading

Book - 2008
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This classic'both playful and poetic'is reissued with striking new duotone reproductions.

Andr#65533; Kert#65533;sz (1894-1985) was one of the most inventive, influential, and prolific photographers in the medium's history. This small volume, first published in 1971, became one of his signature works. Taken between 1920 and 1970, these photographs capture people reading in many parts of the world. Readers in every conceivable place'on rooftops, in public parks, on crowded streets, waiting in the wings of the school play'are caught in a deeply personal, yet universal, moment. Kert#65533;sz's images celebrate the absorptive power and pleasure of this solitary activity and speak to readers everywhere. Fans of photography and literature alike will welcome this reissue of this classic work that has long been out of print. 68 duotone photographs.

Publisher: New York ; London : W. W. Norton, 2008
Edition: 1st Norton ed
ISBN: 9780393066562
0393066568
Branch Call Number: 779 Kertesz
779 Kertesz
Characteristics: 71 p : chiefly ill. ; 22 cm

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