The Power of Photography
• 120 incredible, moving photographs that reveal the power of photography
• Curated by leading gallerist, Peter Fetterman
“If music is the language of the soul, photography is the language of the spirit” – Oliver Gagliani.
The Power of Photography lies in its ability to ignite emotions across barriers of language and culture. This collection of iconic images, compiled by pioneering collector and gallerist Peter Fetterman, celebrates the photograph’s unique capacity for sensibility.
Peter has been championing the photographic arts for over 30 years. He runs what is arguably the most important commercial photography gallery in the world. During the long months of lockdown, Peter ‘exhibited’ one photograph per day, accompanied by inspirational text, quotes and poetry. This digital collection struck a chord with followers from around the world. The Power of Photography presents 120 outstanding images from the series, along with Peter’s insightful words.
This carefully curated selection offers an inspiring overview of the medium while paying homage to masters of the art. From the primal abstract photography of Oliver Gagliani to the haunting humanity of Ansel Adams’s family portraits; from the empowering feminist work of Anne Brigman to the joyful everyday scenes of Evelyn Hofer; from rare interior shots by famed nude photographer Ruth Bernhard to Bruce Davidson’s wistful depiction of young men playing ballgames on a street; this book gathers some of the most unique and heartening photographs from the 20th century. Each image is a time capsule, offering us a glimpse into days gone past. Yet each photograph also speaks of tranquillity, peace, and hope for the future.
- ACC Art Books
- Publish date
- 14th Mar 2022
- 230 mm x 200 mm
- 240 Pages
- 120 color