Joyce Tenneson (Hardcover)
A Life in Photography: 1968-2008
Bulfinch, 9780316004084, 160pp.
Publication Date: April 22, 2008
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Joyce Tenneson is one of the leading photographers of her generation. Her work is published regularly in magazines worldwide, including Time, LIFE, Esquire, Newsweek, and The New York Times Magazine. She is the author of ten books, including the bestselling Wise Women. Through her workshops and lectures, Tenneson has made a tremendous impact on thousands of professional and amateur photographers. This is the first retrospective overview of Tenneson's thirty years in photography, showcasing her best work from the series Flower Portraits, Light Warriors, Illuminations, Wise Women, Amazing Men, and Intimacy, as well as unknown early photographs, self-portraits, and writings. Tenneson's portraits go beyond a surface recording of her subjects' likenesses. Her signature images -- studio portraits that wrap the sitter in an ethereal glow -- attempt to show the inner person behind the facade. "I want to allow others to reveal and celebrate aspects of themselves that are usually hidden," Tenneson has said. Joyce Tenneson: 30 Years in Photography will be an illuminating walk through the life and work of a unique talent in contemporary photography.
About the Author
Joyce Tenneson's work has been shown in over 150 exhibitions worldwide, and has appeared on countless major magazine covers. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the International Center of Photography's Infinity Award, for best applied photography. She divides her time between Maine and New York City. Vicki Goldberg is one of photography's most beloved and respected critics. She is the author of The Power of Photography: How Photographs Changed Our Lives and Light Matters, a collection of essays. Goldberg writes on photography and the arts for the New York Times, Vanity Fair, American Photo, and other publications.
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