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Aperture Photography Magazine Collection of 6 Early Issues 1950s

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Aperture Photography Magazine Collection of 6 Early Issues 1950s. Not real familiar with rating condition of magazines and books. Please ask any questions. Appear to be in nice condition as a set with some minor wear. APERTURE: Volume 5, Number 1 Published by Aperture, Rochester, New York, 1957 8vo., 42 pp, illustrations from photographs. Pictorial stiff wrappers. Fine. Includes an editorial and an essay, "Peeled Paint, Cameras and Happenstance" by Minor White; a continuation of "More Books for the Creative Photographer"; Part 3 of "The Education of Picture Minded Photographers"; Beaumont Newhall on "Teaching the History of Photography"; and a portfolio "Ellis Island" by Shirley Burden with his, and Lewis Hine's images. Covers illustrated by Walter Snyder and Ansel Adams. Aperture Vol. 4 No. 1. Rochester, NY: Aperture, 1956. First edition. Softcover. An early issue of this long running photography magazine. Features a selection from "Creative Photography - 1956 with text by Van Deren Coke. Includes images by Charles Sheeler, Arnold Newman, Reva Brooks, Wynn Bullock, Dody Warren, Aaron Siskind, Larry Colwell, Don Ross, Charles Wong, Van Deren Coke, Ansel Adams, Edward Weston, Harry Callahan, Minor White, Eugene Meatyard, Ruth Bernhard, and Brett Weston. Also includes Beaumont Newhall's article "Photographing The Reality of the Abstraction." Also includes an early book review of Roy Decarava and Langston Hughes seminal book "The Sweet Flypaper of Life" and Henri Cartier Bresson's "The Europeans." feature an image by Tom Murphy on the front cover and an image by Ansel Adams on the rear cover. Aperture Vol 4 No. 4. 1956 by WHITE, MINOR, ROSE MANDEL, AARON SISKIND, ET AL. Rochester, NY: Aperture, 1956. First edition. Softcover. An early issue of this imporant photography magazine that is now in it's eighth decade. Features a portfolio of 8 black and white images by Rose Mandel. Includes articles by Myron Martin and part 2 of a symposium on "The Education of Picture Minded Photographers" with texts by William Rohrbach, Aaron Siskind and Harry Callahan, and Minor White. Aperture Vol. 6 No. 1, Edward Weston: Photographer. Rochester, NY: Aperture, 1958. First edition. Softcover. Early issue of this photography magazine. Guest edited by Nancy Newhall who contributes a brief text. Includes with the covers 32 black and white images by Weston along with excerpts from his daybooks (journals) and letters. Also features a brief chronology. APERTURE: Volume 4, Number 3 Published by Aperture, Rochester, New York, 1956 8vo., 83 - 118 pp, illustrations from photographs. Pictorial stiff wrappers. Fine. Includes a portfolio by Frederick Sommer, with commentary by Henry Holmes Smith, George Wright, John Upton, Barbara Morgan, et al.; an essay by Minor White; and The Education of Picture Minded Photographers: A Symposium, Part 1 with texts by Walter Rosenblum, Clarence White, Jerome Liebliing, et al. Covers illustrated by Frederick Sommer and Ansel Adams. Aperture Volume 5 No. 2. 1957. Rochester, NY: Aperture, 1957. First edition. Softcover. An early issue of this long running photographic periodical that is now in it's eighth decade. This issue focuses on the critical examination of photographs known as "reading." Includes images by Dr. Otto Steinert, Frederick Sommer, Shirley Burden (2 images from her Ellis Island project), Imogen Cunningham, Alfred Stieglitz, and Clarence Laughlin. feature images by John Deakin and Ansel Adams.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 9.38 in (23.83 cm)Width: 6.38 in (16.21 cm)Depth: 0.13 in (3.31 mm)
  • Sold As:
    Set of 6
  • Style:
    Mid-Century Modern (Of the Period)
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  • Date of Manufacture:
    1950s
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  • Seller Location:
    Chicago, IL
  • Reference Number:
    1stDibs: LU978638366542
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