Book# 20237

Mortensen, William

Monsters & [and] Madonnas. A book of methods.

Ort   San Francisco
Verlag   Camera Craft Publishing Company
Jahr   1936
Auflage   First edition
Einband   spiral bound, gray and white illustrated front panel,
Illustration, Ausstattung   20 gravure plates
Medium   Buch


Text engl. - Each of the 58 un-numbered pages is printed on a folded sheet, which is attached at the spiral end. "Against this symbol of the monster – representing all the mechanically hampering, all the technically frightening, all the mathematically imposing, influences in photography, we may set another symbol, one of even greater antiquity. This is the symbol of the Madonna." (From the introductory essay). - A lecture - and possibly a teaching influence - on American bad taste
Antiq. 10.2012: 140-240 €. - Antiq. cat. Feldstein, New York 1983: 65.00 $ (“a sound working or reference copy”).
Photographie 20. Jahrh. Aktphotographie Anleitungen Monographie 

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