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The Dog in Photography 1839-Today By Raymond Merritt

The Dog in Photography 1839-Today by Raymond Merritt

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With more than 400 canine portraits, this book is both a picture tribute to our favorite four-legged friend and a unique history of dogs in photography. From the 19th century right through to today, we see how the camera has been the key witness to our timeless affection for dogs, capturing their beauty, character, joy, and abiding friendship.

The Dog in Photography 1839-Today Summary

The Dog in Photography 1839-Today by Raymond Merritt

In celebration of the world's favorite animal, we bring you over 400 photographs of or about dogs. With pictures from the 19th century to today, the collection includes works by Man Ray, Eric Fischl, Wolfgang Tillmans, Donna Ruskin, Fatima NeJame, Vincent Versace, and of course Elliott Erwitt and William Wegman. Together, their pictures, unique in style but united in canine affection, are testimony if ever there was one that dogs are not only best friends, but also pure photographic inspiration.

Forget #dogsofinstagram, this is real canine art, showing how the camera has been key witness to dogs in all their diversity, character, and friendship, from pensive pooch portraits to four-pawed action shots. As intellectually as it is visually stimulating, the book includes captivating essays tracing the presence of dogs in the history of photography and their relationship with humans across the decades.

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The Dog in Photography 1839-Today Reviews

The best dog-picture book yet. * New York Magazine *
Forget #dogsofinstagram: this is real canine art. * The Independent *
This book proves that canine photography has always been a thing. * Garage *
A thorough survey of the history of dog pics. * mentalfloss.com *
A collection of the chicest canines through the ages. * Tatler *

About Raymond Merritt

Raymond Merritt is a senior partner of the New York law firm of Willkie Farr & Gallagher and a member of the Executive Committee of the American Fund for UNICEF. He has been active in the photography world for over thirty years, serving as a trustee of the International Center of Photography, New York, and a member of the acquisitions committee of the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and the Norton Museum, West Palm Beach. An avid collector, he has curated numerous photography exhibitions and edited several books on photography. He also served as a director of the SoHo Partnership and the Loyola Foundation.

Additional information

GOR009344135
9783836567473
3836567474
The Dog in Photography 1839-Today by Raymond Merritt
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Taschen GmbH
20190819
688
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us

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