A Humanist Vision: the Naomi Rosenblum Family Collection

A Humanist Vision: the Naomi Rosenblum Family Collection

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A Humanist Vision: the Naomi Rosenblum Family Collection
Nina Rosenblum, Lisa Rosenblum
Abbeville Publishing Group, 2023

Naomi Rosenblum (1925–2021) was the leading historian of photography in her lifetime. Her two major books, A World History of Photography and A History of Women Photographers, furthered the recognition of photography as a central art form of the 20th century, and one in which women played a critical role. Rosenblum’s deep knowledge and remarkable eye are evident in the collection of photography that she and her family built in her lifetime. This beautifully designed volume, conceived by Naomi and her daughters, Nina and Lisa, marks the first publication of the family’s exceptional collection, which is focused on work that combines aesthetic considerations with humanist values. The photographers represented range from pioneers like Alfred Stieglitz, Margaret Bourke-White, Dorothea Lange, Lewis Hine, Paul Strand (the subject of Naomi Rosenblum’s doctoral dissertation), and her husband, Walter Rosenblum, to acclaimed contemporary practitioners including Mary Ellen Mark, Ming Smith, and Sebastião Salgado. The collection is intergenerational and also includes important examples of 20th century sculpture by such artists as Lynn Chadwick and Barry Flanagan.

English - 232 Pages - 26 x 31 cm - 2,1 Kg
ISBN: 9780789214607

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