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Luke Swank, modernist photographer

Howard Bossen

Luke Swank, modernist photographer

by Howard Bossen

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Published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Pittsburgh, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Swank, Luke, -- 1890-1944,
  • Photographers -- Pennsylvania -- Biography

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 223-232) and index.

    StatementHoward Bossen.
    GenreBiography
    ContributionsSwank, Luke, 1890-1944.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 236 p. :
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23240278M
    ISBN 100822942534
    LC Control Number2004028396

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Luke Swank was a modernist in many ways and the introduction by Howard Bossen who also researched every thing to do with this book is to be thanked for such a valuable contribution. It may come as a surprise to some to discover that Swank was easily the equal of Walker Evans but in many ways a better photographer.5/5.

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"Luke Swank: Modernist Photographer" reintroduces the work of an important artist who had been relegated to virtual anonymity after his untimely death in As both a biography of Swank () and an analysis of his work, the book focuses on his essential contribution to the modernist movement and positions Swank alongside.

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Luke Swank: Modernist Photographer features of the artist's black-and-white photographs and a variety of memorabilia, including exhibition announcements and catalogues, books and magazines, correspondence, and personal items.

Bossen has also written a book of the same title to accompany the exhibition. Luke Swank: Modernist Photographer reintroduces the work of an important artist who had been relegated to virtual anonymity after his untimely death in As both a biography of Swank () and an analysis of his work, the book focuses on his essential contribution to the modernist movement and positions Swank alongside contemporaries.

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Incisive remarks by author Howard Bossen restore the artist to his place alongside contemporaries Bernice Abbott, Margaret Bourke-White, Walker Evans, and Edward Weston. Inthe Carnegie Museum of Art mounted a major exhibition of Luke Swank’s work to coincide with the release of the first major monograph, Luke Swank Modernist Photographer by Howard Bossen.

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Find the perfect book of luke stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, + million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now!Luke Swank left behind some 4, negatives before his early death in He was most active as a "modernist" for a mere fifteen years.

In the late s he was forced to turn commercial when he went to work for the H. J. Heinz Company in the late thirties.

He lived and worked in Pittsburgh, which helped define much of his work.A general term used to encompass trends in photography from roughly when photographers began to produce works with a sharp focus and an emphasis on formal qualities, exploiting, rather than obscuring, the camera as an essentially mechanical and technological tool.

Also referred to as Modernist Photography, this approach abandoned the Pictorialist mode .