Before Photography: Painting and the Invention of Photography by Peter Galassi
Call Number: Q. 770.9 G131B; ND190 .G36 1981
Publication Date: 1981-01-01
Architecture & Art and Main Stacks; Undergraduate Library
A catalog of an exhibition held at the Museum of Modern Art (1981) and other locations. The introductory essay explains that its intent is "to show that photography was not a bastard left by science on the doorstep of art, but a legitimate child of the Western pictorial tradition." With an illustrated and annotated checklist of the exhibition, a bibliography, and an artists' index.