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PHOTOGRAPHY: THE CONTEMPORARY ERA, 1981-2013. Ed. by Walter Guadagnini. Skira editore, Milan, 2013. Composition of the Work, 4. Distributed in the U.S.A. by Rizzoli International Publications, Inc., New York. 302 pp. with 218 ills. (137 col.). 29 x 22 cm. ISBN 9788857220543 In English.
This volume is also available as part of a four-volume box set, see Worldwide 168202. Publisher's description: This fourth and final volume in the Photography series addresses the major themes of contemporary photography and the issues regarding the production and use of photographs in present-day society. With the advent of digital technology and the Internet, the late twentieth and early twenty-first century have marked a crucial milestone in the evolution of the photographic language and technique affecting professionals, amateurs, scholars, and enthusiasts alike, thus leading to the creation of an incredible number of images, often shared amongst millions. Through over 200 photographs from 1981 to 2013, this book closes the great Skira series dedicated to the history of photography. Providing an absolutely and truly international overview, the volume sheds light on modern historical figures like Robert Mapplethorpe, Luigi Ghirri, Martin Parr, Boris Mikhailov, Nan Goldin, Jeff Wall, and Cindy Sherman as well as their younger heirs.
Indexing: Western, International (Western Style) — Post-1970 — Photography
Plans: 70,54
Worldwide Number: 160768
Hardcover $60.00t (libraries receive a 20% discount on this title)    

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