Master Photographers is an elegant, large-format volume presents 20 masters of photography via 300 extraordinary photographs, providing a broad yet accessible overview of 20th century photography. From Man Ray’s pioneering experimentations to the elegant and provocative fashion shots of Helmut Newton and Herb Ritts, this handsome tome features 20 legendary photographers who are masters of their craft across different photographic genres, from reportage and documentary photography to art and portraiture. A portfolio for each photographer features a selection of their iconic images; an introduction to the photographer’s oeuvre; a brief biography; and commentary on each of the featured photographs. At 14 and 3/4 inches tall this large-format volume perfectly showcases the numerous photographs inside.
© Master Photographers, edited by Roberto Koch, Flammarion, 2012.