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Robert Delpire , Kyriakos Koutsomallis

Lines of Sight, Milestones in the History of Photography

1997 Exhibition Catalogue

Trilingual edition (Greek, English, French)

Published by Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation

Catalogue of the group exhibition Lines of Sight, Milestones in the History of Photography held at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros of the Basil & Elise Goulandris Foundation from 29 June to 21 September 1997.

The exhibition presented the history of photography through the works of the best-known representatives of the various photographic genres (landscape, portrait, war photography, ethnographic photography, science and experimental photography, photojournalism, fashion), including pictures by pioneers of the Greek photography scene.

130 photographs by 26 famous photographers (Nadar, Beato, Marey, Atget, Demachy, the Lumière brothers, Curtis, Casasola, Ghisoland, Rodtchenko, Kertész, Lartigue, Sudek, Cartier-Bresson,Doisneau, Capa, Smith, Giacomelli, Moon, Salgado, Papaioannou, Nelly's, Meletzis, Harissiadis, Balafas, Manos) are included in this fully illustrated, trilingual catalogue (Greek, English, French), accompanied by short introductory texts for each photographer, biographies of all artists, chronology of important turning points in the history of photography and a glossary of photographic terms.

Essays contributed by:
- Robert Delpire, Former Director of the French National Centre of Photography
- Fanny Constantinidou, Curator of the photographic archives of the Benaki Museum
- Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art of the Basil and Elise Goulandris Foundation

*Trilingual edition (Greek, English, French)

Robert Delpire, Kyriakos Koutsomallis
Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Robert Delpire, Fanny Constantinou
Catalogue Artistic Supervision
Elise B. Goulandris
Catalogue Editing and Selection of Texts
Kyriakos Koutsomallis, Elizabeth Plessa
Translations into Greek
Serafeim Velentzas
Translations into English
David Henderson
Translations into French
Hélène Zervas
Proof Reading
Kiki Birtacha, Brian Cleary, Fabienne Vogin
Artistic Conception and Catalogue Printing
Umberto Allemandi & C.
Carlo Nepote, Marco Bertoglio


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29.5 x 24 x 2.5 cm


1450 g