Feast for the Eyes: The Story of Food in Photography
9½ x 11½ in. (24.5 x 29 cm) 304 pages ca. 250 black-and-white and four-color images Hardcover ISBN 978-1-59711-361-8 US $60.00 / CAD $80.95 / UK £45.00 June 2017 Limited-edition print available
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By Susan Bright With images by Roger Fenton, Nickolas Muray, Edward Weston, Irving Penn, Stephen Shore, Laura Letinsky, Wolfgang Tillmans, Nobuyoshi Araki, and Martin Parr, among others • The first book to explore the history of how food has been photographed • Delights readers with spectacular photography by artists from William Henry Fox Talbot to Martin Parr • Illuminating commentary makes the story accessible to all cooking and food enthusiasts Food has been a much-photographed subject throughout the history of photography, across genres, including art and advertising. This is the first book to survey the rich history of food in photography, and the photographers who developed new ways of describing food in pictures. Through key images, Susan Bright explores the important figures and movements of food photography to provide an essential primer, from the earliest photographers to contemporary artists. Susan Bright is a curator and writer. Books she has authored include the popular survey Art Photography Now (Aperture, 2005) and, most recently, Home Truths: Photography and Motherhood (2013). She co-curated How We Are: Photographing Britain (2007) at Tate Modern and Face of Fashion (2007) at the National Portrait Gallery, London.
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