20th Century Photography

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

The historical past of images started approximately 2 hundred years in the past, yet simply really lately has it been absolutely regarded as a medium in its personal correct. Cologne’s Museum Ludwig used to be the 1st museum of latest paintings to dedicate a considerable part to overseas images. The L. Fritz Gruber assortment, from which this e-book is drawn, is without doubt one of the most vital in Germany and probably the most consultant at any place on the earth, constituting the middle of the museum’s holdings.

This e-book presents a desirable perception into the collection’s wealthy variety; from conceptual paintings to abstraction to reportage, all the significant hobbies and genres are represented through an enormous collection of the century’s so much awesome images. From Ansel Adams to Piet Zwart, over 850 works are offered in alphabetical order by way of photographer, with descriptive texts and photographers’ biographical information, offering a finished and necessary review of twentieth century photography.

Edited by means of 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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