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Book - 50 Years Of Photography
Erich Lessing
In this colection of more than 100 photographs taken over the last 50 years, Lessing's work appears sometimes ironic, sometimes melancholy but always warm. The result is a poignant record of history, whatever it is made of: political events (the postwar-period, the Hungarian revolution of 1956, summit meetings etc.), their consequences (refugees, religious institutions under communism etc.), artistic creations and their creators etc. Hence the final 'walk through history' with photographs of sceneries and objects going back to antiquity. Such a thematic order allows a dual vision of human life,...
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