Curtis Moffat. Silver Society. Experimental Photography and Design, 1923-1935

Curtis Moffat. Silver Society. Experimental Photography and Design, 1923-1935
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Curtis Moffat. Silver Society. Experimental Photography and Design, 1923-1935Curtis Moffat. Silver Society. Experimental Photography and Design, 1923-1935Curtis Moffat. Silver Society. Experimental Photography and Design, 1923-1935
Curtis Moffat. Silver Society. Experimental Photography and Design, 1923-1935Curtis Moffat. Silver Society. Experimental Photography and Design, 1923-1935

Edited by Martin Barnes. Essays by Mark Haworth-Booth and James Stevenson.

Gottingen & London. Steidl in assocation with V&A Publishing. 2016. First edition. Cloth-bound boards with printed design. 224 pages. 235 illustrations in monochrome and colour. 300 x 240mm (11¾ x 9½"). 1.6kg. 9783958290273. English. Fine; as new.

The first book to examine the work of the American photographer Curtis Moffat. During his career he worked alongside Man Ray, experimenting with abstract photography. In the 1920s and early '30s he lived in London and whilst there produced stylish portraits of leading figures from society, the stage and the arts, including Cecil Beaton, The Sitwells, Nancy Cunard, Lady Diana Cooper, Tallulah Bankhead and Daphne Du Maurier. At the beginning of the 21st century Moffat’s daughter, Penelope Smail donated his extensive archive to the Victoria and Albert Museum. This book is drawn from that archive and reveals Moffat’s pioneering yet little-known photography in all its depth and beauty.

Price :  £30.00