Item description for The Art of Collecting Photography (General) by Laura Noble...
Establishing a well-put-together photography collection is an art in itself, and mastering the technique is as simple as reading---and looking closely at---this lush volume. It's filled with practical advice on building and curating a collection, along with beautiful photographs by early and contemporary masters that showcase photography's diverse genres, schools, and movements. Explore different types of collections, including biographical, historical, genre, and thematic. Browse through a plethora of inspiring images---landscapes, portraits, nudes, still lifes, fashion images, photojournalism, and more---each with in-depth analysis to train the mind as well as the eye.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 12.05" Width: 10.16" Height: 1.1" Weight: 4.5 lbs.
Release Date Aug 1, 2006
Publisher AVA Publishing
ISBN 2884790284 ISBN13 9782884790284
Reviews - What do customers think about The Art of Collecting Photography (General)?
After nearly 2 years in the making...it was well worth the wait. Feb 6, 2007
If your looking for a fantastic collection of photographs, and insight into how and who collects as well as in depth descriptions on both these arts this is the book you need. Fantastically write, well presented and beautifully laid out in an easy to browse and study format.
Its a stand out, I look forward to more by Laura Noble
The owner's manual on collecting photography Jan 25, 2007
If you were to choose just one book to learn on collecting photography, this one qualifies as the only reference needed. But be advised, the marketplace changes and this book doesn't substitutes being well informed on current trends.