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Title:
Original sources : art and archives at the Center for Creative Photography
Author:
University of Arizona. Center for Creative Photography.
Publication Information:
[Tucson, Ariz.] : Center for Creative Photography, University of Arizona, [2002]

©2002
Physical Description:
445 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
Introduction and acknowledgments Amy Rule -- Ansel Adams and the founding of the Center John P. Schaefer -- Ansel Adams Amy rule -- Lola Alvarez Bravo Cristina Cuevas-Wolf -- Artists' books Nancy Solomon -- Richard Avedon Mark Williams -- Louis Carlos Bernal Timothy Troy -- Josef Breitenbach Marcia Tiede -- Francis J. Bruguière James Enyeart -- Harry Callahan Harold Jones -- William Christenberry April Watson -- Edward S. Curtis Timothy Troy -- Louise Dahl-Wolfe Jennifer S. Edwards -- Andreas Feininger Stuart Alexander -- French photography Marcia Tiede -- German photography Marcia Tiede -- Ralph Gibson Nancy Solomon -- Laura Gilpin Timothy Troy -- Judith Golden Cass Fey -- Group f/64 David Peeler -- Charles Harbutt Roxane Ramos -- Robert Heinecken Stephanie Lipscomb -- Japanese photography Terence Pitts -- Margrethe Mather Sarah J. Moore -- ²t Mexican photography ²r Terence Pitts -- ²t Hansel Mieth and Otto Hagel Sally Stein -- Kozo Miyoshi Dustin Leavitt -- Tina Modotti Sarah J. Moore -- William Mortensen Larry Lytle -- Beaumont and Nancy Newhall Keith McElroy -- Sonya Noskowiak Darise Alexander -- Marion Palfi Betsi Meissner -- Mickey Pallas Dena McDuffie -- Photo League Betsi Meissner -- Aaron Siskind Maria Antonella Pelizzari -- Henry Holmes Smith Leon Zimlich -- W. Eugene Smith William S. Johnson -- Frederick Sommer Nancy Solomon -- Southworth & Hawes Ellwood C. Parry -- Spanish Photography Terence Pitts -- Peter Stackpole Roxane Ramos -- Paul Strand Maria Antonella Pelizzari -- Teaching in a collection Carol Flax -- Travel albums Alison Nordstrom -- Arthur Tress Amy rule -- Tseng Kwong Chi Terence Pitts -- Jerry N. Uelsmann Roxane Ramos -- Willard Van Dyke James Enyeart -- Laura Volkerding Marcia Tiede -- Todd Walker Nancy Solomon -- Water in the West Leon Zimlich -- Todd Webb Terence Pitts -- Brett Weston Dianne Nilsen -- Edward Weston Terence Pitts -- Garry Winogrand James Enyeart -- Ylla Timothy Troy -- Datablocks.
ISBN:
9780938262374

9780938262381
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"The Center for Creative Photography is home to one of the largest and most eclectic photographic collections in the world. Original Sources: Art and Archives at the Center for Creative Photography offers the first guide to the Center's extensive holdings including the archives of some of the twentieth century's most important North American photographers. This publication includes more than fifty essays by thirty-two authors providing scholarly commentary and personal insights on such topics as artists' books, travel albums, photographic movements, special items in the collections, photographers' biographies, and the Center's collections of French, German, Japanese, Mexican, and Spanish photography. Illustrations are drawn from both the photography collection and from extensive holdings of photographers' papers and negatives. An alphabetic listing of the major photographers in the collection incorporates information about research materials and makes Original Sources the most comprehensive guide to one of photography's unique repositories."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved


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Library Journal Review

A quarter century ago on the Tucson campus of the University of Arizona, Ansel Adams and several other photographers and archivists established the Center for Creative Photography. They were inspired to exhibit and preserve what university president John Schaefer called "the key element of the art and literature of our times." Since then, this small regional photography museum has gradually morphed into a major repository of 20th-century photography, with holdings of over 60,000 images and the personal archives of some 60 masters working in the medium. This catalog of its collections gives a guided tour of these archives and many of the other major bodies of work the Center has acquired. Among the luminaries whose work is highlighted are Adams, W. Eugene Smith, Edward Weston, Tina Modotti, Peter Stackpole, and Laura Gilpin. Each of 54 subcollections is represented by exemplary illustrations and expressive essays by various curators and art educators. The result is a thorough overview of the breadth and eclecticism of what both casual and serious visitors to the Center may find offered in a tone that measures the fulsome devotion of the staff. A useful guide, recommended for academic and large public libraries. Douglas F. Smith, Oakland P.L., CA (c) Copyright 2010. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.