Photography: The Whole Story leads you through the world’s most iconic photographs – those images that have become key reference points in our conception of ourselves and the world around us.
• Organized chronologically, it traces the evolution of photography period by period, while detailed timelines provide historical and cultural context
• The works of key photographers – such as Henri Cartier-Bresson, Richard Avedon, Annie Leibovitz and Andreas Gursky – are assessed to reveal what motivated them, who influenced whom and what each was striving to achieve
• Illustrated focal points single out such aspects as use of colour and visual metaphor, quirks of composition and technical innovation
• Includes a diverse and international roster of contemporary practitioners