Collection Photographs

The Centre Pompidou Photo Collection

Quentin Bajac, Clément Cheroux (ed.)

The Centre Pompidou in Paris houses one of the greatest collections of twentieth century photography in the world. This book comprises a comprehensive catalogue of the collection, 350 photographs by 283 of the most famous artists and photographers to engage with the medium – from Dritkol, Abbott, Strand, Evans, Brancusi, Rodtchenko and Abbott, via Alvarez Bravo, Man Ray, Boubat and Klein, to Mapplethorpe, Sherman, Struth, Gursky and Goldin. The book is comprised of 6 sections, each introduced by a short essay, and proposes a new history of photography through the collections of the Centre Pompidou.

ISBN-13: 9783865214805

468 pages, 468 illustrations, 18,7 × 23,8 cm, hardcover, English

steidl, Göttingen, 2007
€ 72.00