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Ernst Haas Color Photography Hardcover – October, 1989


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Product Details

  • Hardcover: 176 pages
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams; First Edition edition (October 1989)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0810911736
  • ISBN-13: 978-0810911734
  • Product Dimensions: 12.2 x 10.1 x 1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 3.2 pounds
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,126,044 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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This collection of 153 color photographs, taken between 1952 and Haas's death in 1986, ranges in style and subject from depictions of the abstract qualities of flattened cans, torn posters and road markings to the documentation of a crowded Oktoberfest beer hall. Haas was a pioneer and major figure in the field of color photography and one-time president of the famed photo group, Magnum. Here, his blurred, open-shutter images form action-impressions of bullfights, sporting events and running horses. There are meticulous close-ups of flowers and plants, swirls of lichen on a stone, geometric rooftop patterns of a city, reflections in storefront windows, landscapes of the American West, an unusual low-angle shot of Venetian gondolas in front of the Doge's Palace and exotic photos of 1974 coronation day celebrations in Bhutan. A short biography by Magnum member Bondi and a selection of Haas's perceptive writings on photography are a bonus.
Copyright 1989 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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By Roberto M. R. Pereira on October 14, 2014
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The best photo book of all time..... Simple like that.
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By C. Schneck on July 25, 2014
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Great book by a master of photography.
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