This volume - investigating the work of a particular photographer, in thisase, Boris Mikhailov - comprises a 4000-word essay by an expert in the field,5 photographs presented chronologically, each with a commentary, and aiography of the featured photographer.
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Superb inexpensive introduction to Mikhailov's work with excellent short introductory essay and clear, concise commentaries on the works illustrated. Read full review
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