Masterworks of Modern Photography 1900-1940. The Thomas Walther Collection at Museum of Modern Art, New York

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Codice: 9788836648061
Titolo: Masterworks of Modern Photography 1900-1940. The Thomas Walther Collection at Museum of Modern Art, New York
Autore: AA.VV.
Editore: Silvana Editoriale
Anno: 2021
Argomento: cataloghi in mostra
Categoria: LIBRO
Sotto-categoria: Arte e spettacolo

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The creative possibilities explored through photography were never richer or more varied than in the years between the two world wars, when photographers tested the medium with unmatched imaginative fervor. This moment of inventive approaches to documentary, abstract, and architectural subjects is dramatically captured in the more than three hundred and fifty photographs that constitute the Thomas Walther Collection at The Museum of Modern Art. The Museum acquired these photographs from Thomas Walther’s private collection, which includes exceptionally striking prints by towering figures in the field alongside lesser-known treasures by more than one hundred other practitioners. This exhibition also highlights the artists whose work Walther collected in depth, including André Kertész, Germaine Krull, Franz Roh, Willi Ruge, Maurice Tabard, Umbo, and Edward Weston. Made on the street and in the studio, intended for avant-garde exhibitions and the printed page, these photographs provide uni