By: Anne M. Lyden(Author)
Genre: Art, Architecture & Photography
Publisher: National Galleries of Scotland (15 Jun. 2017)Format: pdf doc docx mobi djvu epub ibooks (*An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.)
The original title of the book: A Perfect Chemistry: Photographs by Hill and Adamson
- The book accompanies an exhibition to be held at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Edinburgh from 27 May to 1 October 2017 before touring internationally
- Sumptuous, high-quality, full-colour plates
- This is one of the world's most important collections of early photography
- Featuring numerous views of Edinburgh, its development and its inhabitants
The chemistry celebrated here is the photographic process- calotypes achieved by complex, cumbersome, unpredictable methods of applying light-sensitive chemical solutions to paper- pioneered in Victorian Edinburgh, and also the partnership, from 1844-48, between two innovators: the engineer Robert Adamson and the painter David Octavius Hill. --Financial TimesThe meeting of the two men resulted in the 'perfect chemistry' to which the title of this exhibition refers. Despite being 19 years apart in age and from wildly different backgrounds, they forged a partnership which would change the face of photography. For the next four-and-a-half years, until their collaboration was cut short by Adamson s death, they would work and live together, taking a fledgling invention and turning it into an art form.It's like being afforded a glimpse, at last, into Hill and Adamson s world, that place of endless ingenuity and ideas and hard work and it seems a robust sense of humour. It is, however, a brief glimpse: most of those moments remain outside the frame. --The ScotsmanOnly four years after the invention of photography was announced to the world in 1839, two Scots had mastered the new medium and were producing works of breathtaking skill in extraordinary quantities.A Perfect Chemistry explores the uniquely productive and influential partnership of David Octavius Hill (1802-1870) and Robert Adamson (1821-1848), which lasted a few short years from 1843 until early 1848. These stunning images, which belie the almost unimaginable technical challenges faced by the duo, are arguably among the first examples of social documentary in the history of photography. --Fest --This text refers to the Paperback edition.
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