Street & Studio: An Urban History of Photography Book
Some of you may recall an exhibition held a few months ago at Tate Modern titled ‘Street & Studio‘ which showcased an array of street and studio photographs that highlight the contrast and history of photography in the two different urban settings. For those that missed this show, a book has been released that includes some of the notable photos shown in the exhibition. The book provides fascinating insights into the changing face of societies across the globe and includes many of the greatest names in the history of photography featuring work by Atget, Brassai, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Diane Arbus, Araki, Boris Mikhailov and Wolfgang Tillmans. Studio-based photographers include Carlo Ponti, Edward Steichen, Richard Avedon, David Bailey, Annie Leibovitz, Jurgen Teller, and Rineke Dijkstra. As well as essays by leading critics examine the history of street and studio photography and how the images these photographers have produced has conditioned the way we see both the modern city and ourselves.