Women Photographers: Revolutionaries

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SKU:
9780500411162
Author:
Clara Bouveresse
Publisher:
Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date:
2020-08-13
Format:
Paperback
Pages:
144
As global tensions rose and the Second World War began, many women photographers found themselves under threat or forced into exile. Others worked as war reporters or documented the aftermath of the conflict, but a great number found new creative energy and an increased engagement with political themes. Photography became a universal language to communicate around the world, and it was used to demonstrate empathy with those outside the establishment and to provide glimpses into the daily lives of women everywhere.