Item description for Photography, Made in Zurich by Thomas Weski Martin Jaeggi...
Is there such a thing as a unique "Zrich photography"? Is it possible that a photographic viewpoint can develop from a particular place that distinguishes itself from the rest of contemporary photography? Published to commemorate the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Zrich School of Art and Design's photography department, Photography, Made in Zrich documents how the illustrious program forged a niche in the international art world and cultivated Switzerland's foremost photographers, including internationally renowned artists such as Werner Bischof, RenBurri, and Ernst Scheidegger.
This lavishly illustrated volume reproduces the work of over forty students from the past two decades, including suchyoung starsas Olaf Breuning and Shirana Shahbazi. Their photographs are accompanied by essays that probe the unconventional atmosphere and avant-garde teaching philosophies that helped establish the Zrich School's creative reputation. Photography, Made in Zrich will delight all followers of twentieth-century photography and the electrifying world of contemporary art.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 11.02" Width: 9.06" Height: 1.02" Weight: 3.57 lbs.
Release Date May 15, 2007
Publisher Verlag Scheidegger and Spiess
ISBN 3858811874 ISBN13 9783858811875