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David Seymour (Chim) (Monographs)
David Seymour (Chim) (Monographs)
by Tom Beck
Hardcover from Phaidon Press
ISBN: 0714842761

David Seymour, or Szymin, was born in Warsaw in 1911, the son of a Polish publisher. In 1929 he studied graphic arts and photography at the academy in Leipzig, where he specialized in the new techniques of printing pictures in colour. In 1931 he moved to Paris to study sciences at the Sorbonne but with the political problems that developed in Poland he was advised to take up photography by David Rappaport, founder of the Rap agency, who in 1932 provided him with his first 35 mm camera. He began to contribute to magazines such as Vu, Regards and Ce Soir, travelling throughout Europe to capture significant events that have left their mark on much of the history of the twentieth century. He travelled to Spain in 1936 to cover the Civil War, and in his photographs of the plight of the civilian population he achieved some of his finest work This book covers the full range of Seymour's career, from early photos of unrest in France for European and American magazines to his UNICEF-sponsored study of children in postwar Europe, which attracted worldwide attention. Among his many photographic essays are outstanding portraits of personalities such as Bernard Berenson who were treated with the same intensity as anonymous sitters. A founder member of Magnum, Seymour was President at the time of his death in 1956 while photographing Suez. This monograph on Seymour forms an elegantly produced introduction to one of the key figures in twentieth-century photography.
 
The Concerned Photographer The Photographs of Wener Bischof, Robert Capa, David Seymour ("Chim"), Andre Kertesz, Leonard Freed, Dan Weiner
by Robert Sagalyn, Judith Friedberg
Hardcover from Grossman Publishers
 
 
Chim the Photographs of David Seymour
by Inge Bondi
Hardcover from Trafalgar Square
ISBN: 023399016X
 
Between transcendence and brutality: American sculptural drawings from the 1940s and 1950s : Louise Bourgeois, Dorothy Dehner, Herbert Ferber, Seymour ... Isamu Noguchi, Theodore Roszak, David Smith
by Douglas Dreishpoon
Paperback from Tampa Museum of Art
ISBN: 1878293079
 
Closeenough: Photography by David Seymour (Chim)
by David Seymour from Art Gallery, University of Maryland
ISBN: 0937123382
 
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David Seymour ("Chim")
by David) (SEYMOUR
Paperback from Paragraphic Books
 
 
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David Seymour: "Chim" (Library of Photographers)

Paperback from Littlehampton Book Services Ltd
ISBN: 0289706246
 

 
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The Concerned Photographer The photographs of Werner Bischof, André Kertész, Robert Capa, Leonard Freed, David Seymour ("Chim"), Dan Weiner
by n/a
Paperback from Grossman Publishers, New York
 
 
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The Concerned Photographer The photographs of Werner Bischof, André Kertész, Robert Capa, Leonard Freed, David Seymour ("Chim"), Dan Weiner
by n/a
Hardcover from Grossman Publishers
 
 

 
 
 
 

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