Shunk-Kender: Art Through the Eye of the Camera

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The photographic duo Shunk and Kender created the defining images of the international avant-garde of the 1960s and '70s. This gorgeously produced, nearly 500-page volume accompanies the first Shunk-Kender retrospective, held at the Centre Pompidou, and is based on a selection of more than 10,000 vintage prints from the Kandinsky Library, which entered into the Pompidou's collection in 2008 through a donation from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Shunk-Kender: Art through the Eye of the Camera is the ultimate account of the heady days of American and European postwar art, and a defining example of that fascinating but rarely acknowledged photographic genre: photography-of-art as art.
ISBN 9782365112369. Xavier Barral.
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The photographic duo Shunk and Kender created the defining images of the international avant-garde of the 1960s and '70s. This gorgeously produced, nearly 500-page volume accompanies the first Shunk-Kender retrospective, held at the Centre Pompidou, and is based on a selection of more than 10,000 vintage prints from the Kandinsky Library, which entered into the Pompidou's collection in 2008 through a donation from the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation. Shunk-Kender: Art through the Eye of the Camera is the ultimate account of the heady days of American and European postwar art, and a defining example of that fascinating but rarely acknowledged photographic genre: photography-of-art as art.
  • Subtitle
    1957-1983
  • Author
    Goulach, Chloe
  • Publisher
    Xavier Barral
  • Release
    May 2019
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    484 pages. 840 b/w ills. 19 x 25.4 cm
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