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Fred Herzog: Modern Color by Fred Herzog

Fred Herzog: Modern Color by Fred Herzog

The most comprehensive book yet published on the Canadian color-photography pioneer. Fred Herzog is best known for his unusual use of color photography in the 1950s and 1960s, a time when art photography was almost exclusively associated with black-and-white imagery. In this respect, his photographs can be seen as prefiguring the New Color photographers of the 1970s. The Canadian photographer worked largely with Kodachrome slide film for over 50 years, and only in the past decade has technology allowed him to make archival pigment prints that match the exceptional color and intensity of the Kodachrome slide, making this an excellent time to reevaluate and reexamine his work.

This book brings together over 230 images, many never before reproduced, and features essays by acclaimed authors David Campany, Hans-Michael Koetzle and artist Jeff Wall. Fred Herzog is the most comprehensive publication on this important photographer to date.


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Fred Herzog: Modern Color by Fred Herzog

Review

“Fred Herzog might not be a household name in the photography world, but his work holds its own against the likes of Walker Evans and William Eggleston, two photographers with whom Herzog shares an aesthetic. Herzog offers up a body of street photography created before it was a recognized genre.”

– Ann Hermes Christian Science Monitor

About the Author

Fred Herzog (born 1930 in Germany) arrived in Vancouver in 1953. Professionally employed as a medical photographer, he spent his evenings and weekends photographing the city and its inhabitants in vibrant color. Though he has been working prolifically since the 1950s, Herzog was relatively unknown until a major retrospective at the Vancouver Art Gallery in 2007 brought his work to a wider public. Digital inkjet printing has enabled Herzog to finally satisfactorily make prints from his slides and exhibit his important early color street photography.


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Fred Herzog: Modern Color by Fred Herzog
photography book, photography books, modern photography books, new photography books
Fred Herzog: Modern Color by Fred Herzog


Fred Herzog: Modern Color by Fred Herzog (Photographer)
Flexibound: 320 pages / Publisher: Hatje Cantz (February 28, 2017)


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