INTIMATE VISIONS: THE PHOTOGRAPHS OF DOROTHY NORMAN. Edited and essay by Miles Barth. Preface by Edward Abrahams.
Norman, Dorothy. , Norman, Dorothy(illus.)
San Francisco: Chronicle Books in association with ICP, (1993). First ed 8vo., 179 pp., numerous b&w photos. Illustrated paper over boards. A fine copy in window-cut printed dw. (Item ID: 19993)
Dorothy Norman was born in Philadelphia in 1905. In 1925 she moved to New York and began a career as editor, publisher, columnist, author and photographer. She has a close relationship with Alfred Stieglitz for a number of years. She served as editor and publisher of TWICE A YEAR from 1938 to 1948. After Stiegliz's death, she published the STIEGLITZ MEMORIAL PORTFOLIO in 1947. She also prepared the biographical work ALFRED STIEGLITZ: AN AMERICAN SEER. This is the first monograph of Norman's photography, which reveal the sensitivity with which she approached her subjects, portraits of artists, writers, political figures, as well as landscape and architectural detail.