Re: Off topic, photo history text question
Judy Seigel wrote:
Another wonderful book (maybe the school will pay for it?) is referred
to as "the Frizot" -- it's "A New History of Photgraphy" edited by
Michel Frizot... if you could believe, a FRENCHMAN! English
Why does that fact merit being yelled out? Is there something odd
This includes a wider swathe than any of the others... Contributors
listed range from Pierre Albert, Stuart Alexander, Peter Bunnell, Ian
Jeffrey, Molly Nesbit, Shelley Rice, Fred Richin, Pierre Vaisse, Mike
Weaver and Colin Westerbeck... and those are just the names I was most
familiar with... Lots of others.
Tho then again, my hunch is the school doesn't want something that
"worldly", but rather the USA as "the world" ??? Meanwhile, either of
these books might be found used, and (different & delicious) gems for
I open at random to page 265 of the Frizot to find a small inset,
"Types of Russian Female Criminals."
Who could ask for anything more?
Montréal, Québec bogdan(at)bogdanphoto.com
"I bear witness"