Out of the three books I am instantly drawn to WARD 81.
The photographs speak for themselves telling so much. The different sizing of images through-out is something that I am already starting to think about within my own practice.
The introduction at the beginning gives us a small insight into what we are about to come face to face with.”
Fulton, M, 1991. Mary Ellen Mark: 25 Years. 1st ed. Canada: Bulfinch.
Angelou , M, Ellen Mark, M, 1999. Mary Ellen Mark: American Odyssey (Aperture Monograph). 1st ed. America: Aperture.
Ellen Mark, M, 2008. Ward 81 . 1st ed. New York: Damiani.
Looking into different International Photographers to find common links of practice that I can reference to my own work.
Meverowitz, J, Westerbeck, C, 1994. Bystander: A History of Street . 1st ed. London: Thames & Hudson Ltd.
Brenson , M, 2007. Henri Cartier-Bresson (Photofile). 1st ed. London: Thames & Hudson Ltd.
Stieglitz, A, Roberts, P, 1983. Camera Work. 1st ed. France: Centre National de la Photographie.
The editors of Time-Life Books, ., 1970. Light and Film (Life library of photography). 1st ed. United States: Time Inc.
Angelou, M„ Ellen Mark, M 1999. Mary Ellen Mark: American Odyssey (Aperture Monograph) . 1st ed. America: Aperture.
Widely acclaimed as one of history’s most influential figures in the photographic field, Henri Cartier-Bresson gives a revealing interview about his life, work, ideas and beliefs to coincide with three major London exhibitions. Contributors include fellow photographers Eve Arnold and Lord Snowdon, art historian Ernst Gombrich and Lord Healey.
OPEN CULTURE: “The Extraordinary Life and Art of Henri Cartier-Bresson Revealed in 1998 Documentary”
In love with this quote!
"MY PASSION has never been for photography "in itself," but for the possibility- through forgetting yourself- of recording in a fraction of a second the emotion of the subject, and the beauty if the form; that is, a geometry awakened by what’s offered.
The photographic shot is one of my sketchpads”.