This dynamic introduction to the world's greatest photographers from the inception of photography to today bears proof of the magic of the camera. From Felix Nadar to Nan Goldin, each of the photographers featured here represents an important aspect of photography's evolution. The artists are represented in double-page spreads that include reproductions of their most important works, concise biographies, informative sidebars, and a timeline that extends throughout the volume. The result is a fascinating overview of the way photographers continue to push the limits of their genre, offering the audience new ways of seeing and understanding our world.
About the Author
PETER STEPAN is an art historian whose many books include "Icons of Photography: The 20th Century" and "Photos That Changed The World" (both by Prestel)