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The Pivot of the World: Photography and Its Nation (MIT Press)

 
 
 
 
The Pivot of the World: Photography and Its Nation (MIT Press)
Author: Blake Stimson
ISBN 13: 9780262693332
ISBN 10: 26269333
Edition: N/A
Publisher: The MIT Press
Publication Date: 2006-02-17
Format: Paperback
Pages: 232
List Price: $22.95
 
 

A study of three photographic projects that emerged in the 1950s—The Family of Man, Robert Frank's The Americans, and Bernd and Hilla Becher's typological record of industrial architecture—that expressed the modern desire for social belonging—the dream of nation.