EYEWITNESS Hungarian Photography in the Twentieth Century. Brassaï Capa Kertész Moholy-Nagy Nunkácsi

(London: Royal Academy of Arts, 2011).

A BEAUTIFUL COPY OF THE FIRST EDITION OF THIS FINE WORK DESIGNED TO ACCOMPANY THE ROYAL ACADEMY EXHIBITION OF THE SAME NAME. "Brassaï, Capa, Kertész, Moholy-Nagy, Nunkácsi... This handsome book examines how these five men, all of whom left their native country to work in Europe and America, established Hungary, that cultural and geographical intersection between East and West, as a crucible of photography, and explores the influence of their vision and originality on succeeding generations of photographers." Item #29456

First edition. With 183 finely reproduced photographs from an exhibition at the Royal Academy, primarily in black and white but with 9 from colour Polaroid prints, additional photos throughout the introductory text, including some in colour. 4to, publisher' yellow cloth lettered in blind on the upper cover and in silver on the spine, in the original photographically illustrated dustjacket. 240 pp. A pristine copy, as mint.

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