This latest installment of Prestel's acclaimed "50...You Should Know" series provides an ideal overview of the foremost contemporary photographers and their most celebrated works. Spanning continents, the collection showcases a wide array of techniques and styles employed by current practitioners. Each artist is presented via double-page spreads, featuring reproductions and a succinct synopsis of their life and work, in chronological order of birth. From Japan's Daido Moriyama, renowned for his post-war imagery, to Richard Mosse, an Irish artist who captures war in the Congo through infrared film, this book presents celebrated and lesser-known photographs.
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