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W. Eugene Smith 
 
  
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Hardcover 
95 pages 
Aperture 
Published 1999 
  
Language Notes 
  
Text: French --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.  
  
 
  
About the Author 
  
Born in Wichita, Kansas, in 1918, W. Eugene Smith was a combat photographer during World War II, and worked for Life magazine during the 1940s and 1950s, producing more than fifty photo-essays. In the early 1970s, he photographed in Minamata, Japan, a small village affected by industrial mercury poisoning. 
  
 
  
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Book Description 
  
W. Eugene Smith (1918-78) is widely acknowledged as the 'master photo-essayist of his generation'. He declared that his mission in life was nothing less than to 'document, in words and pictures, the human condition'. 55 includes images from the landmark photo-essays 'Country Doctor', 'Pittsburgh' and 'Minamata', as well as other work from his massive legacy.  
  
 
  
Other artists in this series include: Eugene Atget, Mathew Brady, Wynn Bullock, Julia Margaret Cameron, Joan Fontcuberta, David Goldblatt, Nan Goldin, Graciela Iturbide, Andre Kertesz, Dorothea Lange, Mary Ellen Mark, Joel Meyerowitz, Boris Mikhailov, Lisette Model, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Eadweard Muybridge, Eugene Richards, Shomei Tomatsu, Joel-Peter Witkin --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
 
  
 
  

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Let Truth Be the Prejudice: W. Eugene Smith, His Life and Photographs 
  
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W. Eugene Smith: His Photographs and Notes 
  
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Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Project, 1955-1958 
  
W. Eugene Smith; Sam Stephenson (Editor); & Carnegie Museum of Art
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Dream Street: W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh Project 
  
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