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Contemporary Photographers by
Call Number: Art Library Reference, TR139.C663
Publication Date: 1995-08-01
Profiles of significant 20th century photographers, listing exhibitions, writing by and about, major collections, and often interview excerpts or statements. Check both editions as coverage varies.
Photographer's Identities Catalog
Biographical information about photographers, studios, manufacturers and others involved in the production of photographic images from the invention of photography to the present. Gathered from trusted biographical dictionaries, catalogs and databases and especially by original research done by NYPL Photography Collection staff.
Although photography is covered in many modern art journals the following title specialize in the field:
Call Number: Art Library TR1.A62
Created in 1952 by photographers and writers as “common ground for the advancement of photography,” Aperture remains and important journal, publisher and center for the photo community. Available in print and online.
For over 40 years Afterimage has been an important publication with unique, high-quality coverage of the visual arts, photography, independent film and video, new media, and alternative publishing. Each issue is a mix of in-depth feature articles, conference and festival reports, book and exhibition reviews, and dozens of citations on new scholarly titles, artist’s books, and exhibition catalogs. Afterimage online offers exclusive reports, additional reviews, artists’ portfolios and videos, and notices for jobs, calls-for-work, exhibitions, and screenings.
History of Photography
Call Number: Art Library Periodicals, vol. 6-
Publication Date: London, Taylor & Francis Ltd. (1982-)
Available in print and online.
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