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Women Photographers (Slipcased set) (Photofile)

Clara Bouveresse


A slipcased set of all three books in the Photofile 'Women Photographers' series.

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Women have been pioneering photographers since the earliest days of the art form. This expertly curated set of three volumes in the renowned Photofile series brings together 190 women photographers from all over the world, working in all styles and genres. From the imaginative experiments of the 19th century to the thriving art movements of the 20th century and on to the digital world of the 21st century, this rich and diverse overview will inspire readers to explore the work of some of the greatest photographers of all time.


'Features dozens of striking images'
i newspaper

'A fantastic introduction to the lives and work of many of the women who have made a mark on the photographic landscape'
Amateur Photographer

'If you wanted a quick, simple but thorough introduction to the history of women photographers since the invention’s medium, this set is it'
Amateur Photographer, Best Books of 2021

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Book Details

Format: Paperback in slipcase

Size: 19.0 x 12.5 cm

Extent: 432 pp

Publication date: 8 October 2020

ISBN: 9780500411186

Contents List

Three volumes: Women Photographers: Pioneers (1851–1936) • Women Photographers: Revolutionaries (1937–1970) • Women Photographers: Contemporaries (1970–Today)

About the Author

Clara Bouveresse is a lecturer at Université d’Evry Val d’Essonne and a photography specialist and curator. She co-organized the exhibition 'Magnum Manifesto' at the International Center of Photography, New York, in 2017, and edited the accompanying book, which was published by Thames & Hudson.