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Richard Kalvar (Photofile)

Hervé Le Goff


Surveys the work of Magnum photographer Richard Kalvar

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‘The photograph is completely abstracted from life, yet it looks like life. That is what has always excited me about photography’ Richard Kalvar

A member of the celebrated Magnum agency, Richard Kalvar has spent more than four decades building up a diverse body of work that is characterized by a finely honed sense of observation. Born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1944, he has travelled all over the world, capturing fleeting details and moments of absurdity. His images suggest glimpses into untold stories, reflecting an idiosyncratic approach to the act and practice of photography.

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Book Details

Format: Paperback with flaps

Size: 19.0 x 12.5 cm

Extent: 144 pp

Illustrations: 64

Publication date: 24 January 2019

ISBN: 9780500411148

Contents List

Introduction by Hervé Le Goff • c. 60 photographs

About the Author

Hervé Le Goff is a journalist, art critic and essayist specializing in the field of photography.