Bill Brandt

Sarah Hermanson Meister

Published by Thames & Hudson Apr 2013, 2013
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Neuware - Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light' is the first full-scale examination of Brandt's oeuvre that attempts to trace a coherent trajectory across the photographers multifaceted career. With 162 rich duotone reproductions made from the finest of the photographers vintage prints, this book seeks to lay out Brandt's career in all its unruly splendour, as Sarah Hermanson Meister writes in her introductory essay. Meisters fresh scholarship and keen attention to the chronological developments of Brandt's career including, for the first time, an analysis of the dramatic evolution of Brandt's printing techniques shed new light on an artist long considered an enigma by art historians. A comprehensive survey of the work Brandt published during World War II in a number of popular illustrated magazines reveals the origins of some of his most remarkable postwar work, while a technical examination of the photographers often painstaking retouching techniques, accompanied by detailed illustrations, offers an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the process that was critical to the ultimate impact of Brandt's extraordinary photographs. Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light is the first full-scale examination of Brandts oeuvre that attempts to trace a coherent trajectory across the photographers multifaceted career. With 162 rich duotone reproductions made from the finest of the photographers vintage prints, this book seeks to lay out Brandts career in all its unruly splendour, as Sarah Hermanson Meister writes in her introductory essay. Meisters fresh scholarship and keen attention to the chronological developments of Brandts career including, for the first time, an analysis of the dramatic evolution of Brandts printing techniques shed new light on an artist long considered an enigma by art historians. A comprehensive survey of the work Brandt published during World War II in a number of popular illustrated magazines reveals the origins of some of his most remarkable postwar work, while a technical examination of the photographers often painstaking retouching techniques, accompanied by detailed illustrations, offers an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the process that was critical to the ultimate impact of Brandts extraordinary photographs. 208 pp. Englisch. Bookseller Inventory #

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Synopsis: Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light is the first full-scale examination of Brandts oeuvre that attempts to trace a coherent trajectory across the photographers multifaceted career. With 162 rich duotone reproductions made from the finest of the photographers vintage prints, this book seeks to lay out Brandts career in all its unruly splendour, as Sarah Hermanson Meister writes in her introductory essay. Meisters fresh scholarship and keen attention to the chronological developments of Brandts career including, for the first time, an analysis of the dramatic evolution of Brandts printing techniques shed new light on an artist long considered an enigma by art historians. A comprehensive survey of the work Brandt published during World War II in a number of popular illustrated magazines reveals the origins of some of his most remarkable postwar work, while a technical examination of the photographers often painstaking retouching techniques, accompanied by detailed illustrations, offers an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the process that was critical to the ultimate impact of Brandts extraordinary photographs.

Review: This full examination of Brandt's life's work is one of the broadest and most interesting [studies] ... [includes] a wealth of biographical material ... the technical details of how he shaped his final images are fascinating. --Amateur Photographer

A perfect introduction to his striking work. --Amateur Photographer

Shadow and Light offers an intimate behind-the-scenes look at the production process, which was critical to the ultimate impact of Brandt's extraordinary work.--Aesthetica

Bill Brandt: Shadow and Light gives an insight not only into his image making and printing, but also into the man himself. --Black & White Photography

Brings together for the first time all the strands to identify a coherent pattern ... There is so much to applaud and inspire here ... Brandt's reputation as the most British of photographers continues to be enhanced, at home and abroad. --The World of Interiors

An excellent way to explore the wide-ranged work of this multi-layered artist who is considered to be one of the pioneers of photographic modernism in Britain. --Top Photography Films.com

Brings together for the first time all the strands to identify a coherent pattern ... There is so much to applaud and inspire here ... Brandt's reputation as the most British of photographers continues to be enhanced, at home and abroad. --The World of Interiors

An excellent way to explore the wide-ranged work of this multi-layered artist who is considered to be one of the pioneers of photographic modernism in Britain. --Top Photography Films.com

Brings together for the first time all the strands to identify a coherent pattern ?There is so much to applaud and inspire here ?Brandt's reputation as the most British of photographers continues to be enhanced, at home and abroad --The World of Interiors

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Title: Bill Brandt
Publisher: Thames & Hudson Apr 2013
Publication Date: 2013
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