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David Seymour - Chim

Seymour, David Chim

Code: 3158

ISBN: 9780714842769

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The American photojournalist David Seymour (Chim), born in Poland (1911-56), used his camera to record political upheavals and social change during the 1930s, 1940s and 1950s A founding member of the Magnum photo agency, Seymour's photographic legacy is here shown to include outstanding portraits of personalities of the time, such as Bernard Berenson and Sophia Loren, as well as his photojournalism and images of the Spanish Civil War Known for his sensitive documentation of war and its devastating effects, Seymour attracted world attention with his study of children in postwar Europe for UNICEF Documents the development of Seymour's photography through a chronologically presented sequence of 55 images Introductory essay provides a fresh perspective on Seymour's life and work, placing him in the context of his time and within the history of photography Tom Beck is Chief Curator at the University of Maryland, Baltimore and a faculty member at the Corcoran College of Art and Design. He is an Emmy award winner and has served as curator for numerous exhibitions. Among his publications are An American Vision: John G. Bullock and the Photo-Secession (1989) and The Art of Edward S. Curtis (1995). Text: English Hardback: 245 x 210 mm, 9 5/8 x 8 1/4 in 52 Duotone Photos, 4 colour illustrations, 128 pp ISBN-13: 9780714842769 ISBN-10: 0714842761