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Review: The Modernist eye

'If any period can be said to have encompassed the full potential of photography, it would have to be the era between the two world wars. Photography was not only enriched by expanded roles in journalism, advertising, and publicity, but it was nourished also by acceptance within avant-garde movements in the graphic arts.' Naomi Rosenblum's introduction to this period, from her epic study A World History of Photography (Abbeville Press), would provide an excellent accompaniment to this ...

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