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PAINTING WITH LIGHT: PHOTOGRAPHY AT THE FREER SACKLER. Carol Huh. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., 2017. Published in association with D Giles Limited, London. 216 pp. 20 x 14 cm. ISBN 9781907804656 In English.
Due date: February 2017. Publisher's description: This is a completely new guide to the Freer|Sackler Gallery collection of nineteenth- and twentieth-century photographs from Asia and the Middle East, which features some remarkable early photography as well as newly acquired works by leading modern and contemporary artists, photographers and film-makers. Highlights include extremely rare photonegative portraits of Cixi (1835-1908), the Qing empress dowager of China, photographed by the son of her senior lady-in-waiting, who may have been the only person ever permitted to photograph her. There is also a series of photos taken by Alice Roosevelt Longworth during the Taft Mission to Asia in 1905.
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Plans: 73
Worldwide Number: 173533
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