|Born: Werner Adalbert Bischof |
|Dates: ||1916, 26 April - 1954, 16 May|
|Born: ||Switzerland, Zurich|
Swiss photojournalist and member of Magnum.
Capa, Cornell (ed.), 1968, The Concerned Photographer, (New York: Grossman Publishers in cooperation with The International Fund for Concerned Photography) [Δ]
Readings on, or by, individual photographers
Bischof, Marco; Burri, Rene & Magnaguagno, Guido, 1990, Werner Bischof: 1916-1954, His Life and Work, (WW Norton Co) isbn-10: 050009215X isbn-13: 978-0500092156 [Δ]
Bischof, Marco; Philabaum, Carl & Kuhn, Tania, 2003, Werner Bischof: Life and Work of a Photographer 1916-1954, (Digital Impresarios) isbn-10: 097435550X isbn-13: 978-0974355504 [CD-Rom edition] [Δ]
Bischof, Werner, 1961, Japan by Werner Bischof, (Bantam Books) [Δ]
Bischof, Werner, 1997, Werner Bischof: After The War, (Smithsonian) isbn-10: 1560987219 isbn-13: 978-1560987215 [Foreword by Miriam Mafai] [Δ]
Bischof, Werner, 2004, Werner Bischof: Questions to My Father, (Trolley Books) isbn-10: 1904563252 isbn-13: 978-1904563259 [Δ]
Bischof, Werner & Flueler, Niklaus, 1976, Werner Bischof: Photos and Drawings, (Amphoto) isbn-10: 0817403183 isbn-13: 978-0817403188 [Photography: Men and Movements] [Δ]
Bischof, Werner & Gasser, Manuel, 1959, The World of Werner Bischof: A Photographer's Odyssey, (Dutton) isbn-10: 1111303312 isbn-13: 978-1111303310 [Δ]
Bischof, Werner & Guillain, Robert, 1954, Japan, (Simon & Schuster) [German] [Δ]
Burri, Rene; Burri, Rosellina Bischof & Karia, Bhupendra, 1974, Werner Bischof, (Grossman / Viking) isbn-10: 0670757187 isbn-13: 978-0670757183 [ICP Library of Photographers, vol 2] [Δ]
Cookman, Claude, 2001, Werner Bischof, (Phaidon) isbn-10: 0714840416 isbn-13: 978-0714840413 [55 Series] [Δ]
Maurer, Simon; Bischof, Marco & Bischof, Werner, 2008, Werner Bischof Pictures, (Steidl) isbn-10: 3865212654 isbn-13: 978-3865212658 [Δ]
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