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Contemporary Russian Photography free pdf Contemporary Russian Photography is the subject of the FotoFest 2012 Biennial. The Biennial publication is an extensive representation of the evolution of creative photography in Russia from the Khrushchev period of the late 1950s through the wild experimentalism of Perestroika and its aftermath in the 1990s to the work of young Russian photographers today. The presentation of Russian photography shows the remarkable breadth of the photographic arts in Russia over the past 56 years. The essays provide a re-examination of the history of creative photography in Russia after Stalinism. The Russian art works are part of a two-volume publication with essays and images representing the renowned Biennials major exhibitions. The publication contains over 300 color images, curatorial essays, artist and curator bios, with website information. The history of Russian creative photography since the late 1950s, its artists and art works are the subjects of essays by the leading Russian curators and independent art historians, Evgeny Berezner and Irina Tchmyreva, Ph.d. As Deputy Director General for photography and multi-media projects at the ROSIZO State Museum and Exhibition Center of the Russian Ministry of Culture, Mr. Berezner curated over 150 exhibitions of contemporary and classical Russian photography. Irina Tchmyreva is the senior researcher for photography at the Department of Russian Art of the 20th Century in the State Research Institute of Art History in The Russian Academy of Fine Arts. She has written widely on Russian photography.

About Evgeny Berezner

The history of Russian creative photography since the late 1950s, its artists and art works are the subjects of essays by the leading Russian curators and independent art historians, Evgeny Berezner and Irina Tchmyreva, Ph.d. As Deputy Director General for photography and multi-media projects at the ROSIZO State Museum and Exhibition Center of the Russian Ministry of Culture, Mr. Berezner curated over 150 exhibitions of contemporary and classical Russian photography. Irina Tchmyreva is the senior researcher for photography at the Department of Russian Art of the 20th Century in the State Research Institute of Art History in The Russian Academy of Fine Arts. She has written widely on Russian photography.Frederick Baldwin, is the co-author of a previous Schilt Publishing book, LOOKING AT THE U.S. 1957-1986 with Wendy Watriss (see below). Baldwin has lived and worked both abroad and in the U.S. -- documenting life in the Arctic in the 1950's- the Civil Rights movement in Georgia in the '60's and he also lived and worked in Afghanistan and in India in the late '60's. In 1972 he teamed with Wendy Watriss to begin a major documentary on Texas. In 1983, he co-founded FotoFest with Wendy Watriss and remains Chairman today.Wendy Watriss, has lived in the U.S. and in Europe, has worked as a journalist in the southern U.S. and in New York City. In 1970 she began photographing and practiced photo-journalism. In 1982, she won world recognition from World Press and Oskar Barnack awards for her work reporting on Agent Orange. She co-founded FotoFest with Fred Baldwin in 1983 -- where she was the senior curator and in 1990 became the Artistic Director.

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Author : Evgeny Berezner
Publisher : Schilt Publishing b.v.
Data Published :
ISBN : 9053307680
EAN : 9789053307687
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 400 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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