eng-NZFrom the sublime to the surreal, the familiar to the forgotten and the 1850s to the present -- see New Zealand photography like never before in this unique visual history. New Zealand Photography Collected illuminates the richness of New Zealand's photographic tradition, from nineteenth-century portraits and dramatic landscapes to the latest contemporary art photography. It showcases more than 400 arresting and memorable photographs from the collection of the Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, by luminaries such as Brian Brake, Ans Westra, Laurence Aberhart, Anne Noble, Yvonne Todd and many others. Author and curator Athol McCredie's fresh and compelling narrative contemplates photography's wide-ranging uses and how it has been collected - both privately and publicly - through time.Reseña del editor:
"New Zealand Photography" spans the country s history, from early 19th-century portraits of Maori and scenic views to the latest contemporary art photography. The book features more than 350 photographs drawn from the national collection at Te Papa, with each image is beautifully reproduced and accompanied by richly informative descriptions. Author Athol McCredie offers a fresh and compelling narrative that foregrounds photography s wide-ranging uses across portraiture, landscape, science, documentary photography, and art, and contemplates the way it has been collected, both privately and publicly, through time. What emerges is not only an important new history of the photographic medium but also a surprising and powerful portrait of New Zealand. Featured photographers include by James Bragge, Leslie Adkin, Burton Brothers, John Pascoe, Brian Brake, Frank Hofmann, Ans Westra, Eric Lee-Johnson, Marti Friedlander, Laurence Aberhart, Ann Shelton, Glenn Jowitt, Anne Noble, Yvonne Todd, and many others."
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