ImogenCunningham

ImogenCunningham

Book - 2012
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This contemporary look at influential California photographer Imogen Cunningham, known for her botanical studies, nudes and work for 'Vanity Fair' magazine, aims to diversify perceptions and stimulate new interpretations of her work. With a selection of 200 photographs, a mere glimpse at the scope of Cunningham's production, this monographic research project demonstrates her intimate understanding of the photographic medium, as well as how travel and moving played a key role in her life and work. Through her perpetual experimentation, the photographs have emerged as instrumental in shaping the modernist artistic legacy of successive generations.
Publisher: Madrid : Fundación MAPFRE; New York : Distributed Art Publishers, 2012.
ISBN: 9781938922060
1938922069
Characteristics: 253 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Alternative Title: Imogen Cunningham.
Contents: Imogen Cunningham, modernist and visionary / Celina Lunsford
From vision to reality : a transition from pictorialism to modernism / Jamie M. Allen
"This is my garden" : Cunningham's early years in Seattle / Marisa C. Sánchez
Catalogue. Street life & structures ; Plant forms, nature, still lifes ; Portraits ; Body & dance.
Summary: This contemporary look at influential California photographer Imogen Cunningham, known for her botanical studies, nudes and work for 'Vanity Fair' magazine, aims to diversify perceptions and stimulate new interpretations of her work. With a selection of 200 photographs, a mere glimpse at the scope of Cunningham's production, this monographic research project demonstrates her intimate understanding of the photographic medium, as well as how travel and moving played a key role in her life and work. Through her perpetual experimentation, the photographs have emerged as instrumental in shaping the modernist artistic legacy of successive generations.

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