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Nancy Newhall

A Literacy of Images
by Deborah Klochko
Museum of Photographic Arts

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Pub Date: 2008
Format: Hardback with bw & color illus.
Pages: 240 pp.
Size: 9.50 x 12.00 inches

ISBN: 9781878062086
TB Code: 1808203
Availability: 168 in stock

This publication is the first comprehensive survey of Nancy Newhall, a prolific writer and major contributor to the history of photography. During the first half of the twentieth century, Newhall helped define photography and was one of the first to write about visual literacy- the importance of reading images and how text can change their meaning. Using her skills as designer, editor and collaborator, Nancy Newhall helped shape the concept of the modern photographic book. A Literacy of Images celebrates the 100th anniversary of her birth, exhibiting her photographs (many for the first time) and the work of her circle of friends, including well-known photographers such as Ansel Adams, Paul Strand, Helen Levitt and Edward Weston.