Street Photography Now

Street Photography Now
Library Shelf Location 27.HOWA
Publication Date 2010
Description High-rollers, street vendors and dog walkers, sidewalks and back alleys, comedy, kindness and unexpected beauty, a witty billboard, a woman dressed as an angel, a businessman sprinting through the crowd … Street Photography Now presents 46 contemporary image-makers noted for their candid depictions of everyday life in our streets. Included are Magnum masters such as Bruce Gilden, Martin Parr and Alex Webb, along with an international cast of emerging photographers whose biographies illuminate the stories behind their pictures of New York, Tokyo, Delhi or Dakar. Thought-provoking essays and a global conversation between leading street photographers explore the often controversial issues in the genre. Includes a select bibliography and a resource section for aspiring street photographers. Sophie Howarth is Director of the School of Life and was previously Curator of Public Programmes at Tate Modern, London. She is the author of Singular Images: Essays on Remarkable Photographs. Stephen McLaren is a photographer and curator who leads street photography workshops and seminars in London. Howarth and McLaren jointly curated ‘Onto the Streets’, a British Council exhibition of work by contemporary London street photographers that toured Europe in 2006 and 2007.
ISBN 9780500543931
Quantity 1
Pages 240pp; 24.00 x 27.00 cm
Authors Sophie Howarth, Stephen McLaren
Format Hardback
Publisher Thames and Hudson Ltd, London
Category Photography
Keyword Documentary photography
Language English

Other Artists

Other Recent Books