Max Kozloff charts the history of the photographic portrait
The Theatre of the Face
by Max Kozloff
Phaidon Press Inc.
$69.95 List Price
What could be hoped for, and what lost, when the discoveries of physics and the applications of engineering worked to change culture, politics, the economy, communications, social life and perception itself? This is not the place to enlarge on such general historical debates. I am only interested in the tone they sometimes gave to the photographic depiction of the human face.