One Hundred Photographs

A Collection by Bruce Bernard

An extraordinary collection of photographs spanning the history of photography.

Text by Bruce Bernard and Mark Haworth-Booth


Price: USD$49.95



  • An extraordinary collection of pictures spanning the history of photography, curated by Bruce Bernard, the leading picture editor of his generation
  • A timeless selection of 100 images that emphasize the magic of photography
  • Works range from fine art images by Man Ray and André Kertész to photo-reportage and compelling snapshots by amateurs
  • Each photograph is accompanied by an identifying caption and brief text on the maker and picture

In The Press
'An extraordinary collection of images, drawn from virtually every photographic genre since 1840 ... the best, most aesthetically pleasing, but not necessarily the best-known images ever captured on film, salt prints and calotypes. If Century was Bruce Bernard's most expansive work, One Hundred Photographs is his most personal.' (The Sunday Times Magazine)

About the author(s)

Bruce Bernard (1929-2000) was Picture Editor of The Sunday Times Magazine. In 1980 he produced Photodiscovery - a highly respected account of the revolution in attitudes to photography. Bernard was Visual Arts Editor of the Saturday Independent Magazine for its first four years. He curated the exhibition 'All Human Life' at London's Barbican Centre in 1996, and was the curator of a private collection of photographs. He was the editor of the monumental Century, also published by Phaidon.

Mark Haworth-Booth is a curator and writer on photography and is Acting Head of Research at the Victoria & Albert Museum, London. His other books include British Photography (1989) and Photography: An Independent Art (1997).


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