Eisenstaedt: Remembrancesby Alfred Eisenstaedt, Barbara Baker Burrows, Bryan Holme (Introduction), Doris C. O'Neil (Editor)
Remembrances presents a wide-ranging look at this legendary photographer's pioneering work in the field of photojournalism, from his first days in Germany in the 1930s through his long career at Life magazine, where more than 2,500 assignments, including eighty-six covers, led him on adventures around the world. Included in this selection of evocative photographs are statesmen, writers, actors, scientists, artists, and politicians from the twentieth century.
This expanded anniversary edition includes thirty additional photographs as well as a new foreword by Barbara Baker Burrows. Eisenstaedt's longtime picture editor at Life.
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Meet the Author
Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898-1995) began his photographic career in Berlin in 1929. Six years later he emigrated to the United States, where he joined the prepublication staff of LIFE magazine. In his 60 years with LIFE, he completed over 2,500 assignments and 86 covers. His work was the subject of 13 books. Eisenstaedt received the National Medal of Arts in November 1989 for extraordinary photographs that document the tragedies and triumphs he has witnessed over a lifetime. In 1998, LIFE magazine established the annual Alfred Eisenstaedt Awards to celebrate the best photographers each year in American magazines. A special Eisie awards issue of LIFE will be published in late March 1999 bringing renewed attention to Eisenstaedt Bryan Holme had a long and distinguished career in art book publishing. He was the editor and designer of 9 books on Eisenstaedt.
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