20th Century Photography

20th Century Photography

From Ansel Adams to Piet Zwart: The Museum Ludwig's instruction manual of images within the twentieth century
"Defining photos of photographic artwork during this century which stored me turning the 750+ pages with enthusiasm for lots of an hour." —Photo artwork International, United Kingdom

The background of images started approximately two hundred years in the past, yet in simple terms really lately has it been absolutely recognized as a medium in its personal correct. Cologne’s Museum Ludwig was once the 1st museum of up to date artwork to dedicate a considerable part to foreign images. The L. Fritz Gruber assortment, from which this booklet is drawn, is among the most vital in Germany and some of the most consultant wherever on the planet, constituting the middle of the museum’s holdings.

This e-book offers a desirable perception into the collection’s wealthy range; from conceptual artwork to abstraction to reportage, the entire significant activities and genres are represented through an unlimited collection of the century’s so much outstanding images. From Ansel Adams to Piet Zwart, over 850 works are offered in alphabetical order via photographer, with descriptive texts and photographers’ biographical info, supplying a accomplished and crucial assessment of twentieth century photography.

Edited through the Museum Ludwig Cologne

The authors: Reinhold Mißelbeck, Marianne Bieger-Thielemann, Gérard A. Goodrow, Lilian Haberer, Ute Pröllochs, Anke Solbrig, Thomas von Taschitzki, and Nina Zschocke.

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