A Book of photographs from the collection of Sam Wagstaff.

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Gray Press, distributed by Light Impressions Corp.] , [New York], [Rochester, N.Y
Photography, Artistic -- Exhibit
ContributionsCorcoran Gallery of Art.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTR646.U6 W373
The Physical Object
Pagination143 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4571743M
ISBN 100930928016, 0930928008
LC Control Number77092100

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This is the first edition of an important collection of photographs, all taken from Sam Wagstaff's collection This volume was published to coincide with the Corcoran Gallery exhibition held in the same year.

Features images by Robert Frank, Edward Curtis, Lewis Carroll and George Henry Fox. Samuel J. Wagstaff Jr. (–) amassed an extraordinary collection of 26, photographs between andrecognizing that photography was an undervalued art form on which he might have a profound impact as a s: 2.

Good. A Book of Photographs from the Collection of Sam Wagstaff. Item Details Illustrator: Author: Wagstaff, Sam Format: Paperback Price: Edition Published at: Condition: Good Jacket Condition: Category: Books Publisher: Oxford University Press Other notes: Moderate edge wear.

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The collection includes reproductions of gelatin-silver prints, albumen, artotype, calotype, cibachrome. Book of photographs from the collection of Sam Wagstaff.

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Portrait of Sam Wagstaff standing in front of a wall on which are pinned up reproductions of photographs from his collection, perhaps for sequencing in A Book of Photographs.

Provenance Samuel Wagstaff, Jr., American, - (New York, New York). His collection was soon recognized as one of the finest private holdings in the United States.

In Wagstaff's photography collection went to the J. Paul Getty Museum, for a reported price in the neighborhood of $5 million. Saying he needed the challenge of building another collection, Wagstaff turned to 19th-century American silver. Sam Wagstaff. A Book of Photographs. A Book of Photographs from the Collection of Sam Wagstaff.

Gray Press, First edition. Softcover. pages. Quarto. Stiff photo illustrated wrappers. Black and white reproductions. Slightly over square 4to. Each photographs is briefly annotated.

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The one instant when he realized that photography froze history, saved it, and allowed us to look back from our unimagined futuristic world.

It was memorable for me, to say the least. There are some excellent, fantastic photographs in this show, and the book that accompanies it, “The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs. Bibliography. Corcoran Gallery of Art. A Book of Photographs from the Collection of Sam Wagstaff.

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Paul Getty Museum in for $5 million, a fortune at the time, establishing that institution’s collection of photographs, now among the finest in the world.

The mention of Sam Wagstaff’s name is likely to elicit a respectful nod from anyone who cares about photography. He made his mark in the ’70s, when he.

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Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, and Paul F. Walter was a generous donor to The Museum of Modern Art, New York where his photography collection was first displayed in a exhibition A Personal View: Photography in the Collection.

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Supernatural: The Official - $ Supernatural: The Official Companion Series Seasons Sam. Philip Gefter is an American author and photography critic. He wrote the biography of Sam Wagstaff, Wagstaff: Before and After Mapplethorpe, for which he received the Marfield Prize, the national award for arts writing.

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Gray Press, An East End Picture Book; A Collection of photographs from East. Sam Wagstaff, the legendary curator, collector, and patron of the arts, emerges as a cultural visionary in this groundbreaking biography. Even today remembered primarily as the mentor and lover of Robert Mapplethorpe, the once infamous photographer, Wagstaff, in fact, had an incalculable—and largely overlooked—influence on the world of contemporary art and photography, /5(16).Wagstaff, Before and After Mapplethorpe A Biography (Book): Gefter, Philip: Sam Wagstaff, the legendary curator, collector, and patron of the arts, emerges as a cultural visionary in this groundbreaking biography in which Wagstaff's largely overlooked influence on the world of contemporary art and photography, and on the evolution of gay identity in the latter part of the twentieth century.