Brassai

Stuart Alexander (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Antonio Muñoz Molina (Text by (Art/Photo Books))
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Product Details

Price
$75.00  $69.00
Publisher
Fundacion Mapfre
Publish Date
March 27, 2018
Pages
368
Dimensions
9.9 X 1.5 X 12.1 inches | 5.35 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9788498446449

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About the Author

Stuart Alexander is editor in chief at Delpire Éditeur, Paris. He has organized numerous exhibitions and published extensively on the history of photography.
Antonio Muñoz Molina is the author of more than a dozen novels, including In the Night of Time, Sepharad, and A Manuscript of Ashes. He is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, including Spain's National Narrative Prize, the Planeta Prize, and the Principe de Asturias Prize. He lives in Madrid and New York City.
Peter Galassi is a scholar and curator whose principal fields are photography and nineteenth-century French art. He was chief curator of photography at the Museum of Modern Art from 1991 to 2011.

Reviews

[D]efinitive.... allows for a better and deeper understanding of the life and work of Brassaï.--Juan Peces "The British Journal of Photography "
Brassaï captured both high and low society: beautiful couples and couture shows as well as the grittier side of Parisian nightlife, including hookups in bars and moments in brothels.--Sarah Spelling "The Cute "
[A] stunning retrospective.--The Eye of Photography
Capturing timeless insights into the human condition.--Miss Rosen "Feature Shoot "
Brassai is the most wide-ranging colleetioo of his work in English, particularly good on his early photographs for magazines, from the raffish Scan-dale to the impeccable Minotaure; his ventures outside Paris and in daylight; and - balancing his extensive cov-erage of lowlife -- his documentation of 1930s high Jife, which makes today's equivalent look especially tawdry and cheap.--Luc Sante "New York Times "