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Ian Jeffrey is an English art historian, writer and curator.[1][2]

Jeffrey is the author of a series of illustrated books on the history of photography.[3] He is a recipient of the Royal Photographic Society's J. Dudley Johnston Award.

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Life and workEdit

Jeffrey has held the posts of tutor and professor at Goldsmiths, University of London.[4][5][6][7]

PublicationsEdit

Publications by JeffreyEdit

  • The Real Thing: An Anthology of British Photographs 1840–1950, London: Arts Council of Great Britain, 1974.
  • Photography: A Concise History. London: Thames & Hudson, 1981, 1989. ISBN 9780500201879.
  • The British Landscape 1920-1950. London: Thames & Hudson, 1984. ISBN 978-0500233986.
  • Timeframes: The Story of Photography. New York City: Watson-Guptill, 1998. ISBN 978-0817460150.
  • An American Journey: The Photography of William England. Munich; New York; London: Prestel, 1999. ISBN 978-3791321585.
  • ReVisions: An Alternative History of Photography. Bradford: National Museum of Photography, Film and Television, 1999. ISBN 978-0948489600.
  • The Photography Book. London: Phaidon, 2005. ISBN 9780714844886.
  • How to Read a Photograph: Understanding, Interpreting and Enjoying the Great Photographers. London: Thames & Hudson, 2009. ISBN 978-0500287842.

Publications edited by JeffreyEdit

AwardsEdit

ExhibitionsEdit

Exhibitions of Jeffrey's photographsEdit

Exhibitions curated by JeffreyEdit

  • The Real Thing, Hayward Gallery, 1974. Curated by Jeffrey and David Alan Mellor.[5]
  • Cityscape 1910-39: Urban Themes in American, German and British Art, Cartwright Hall, Bradford, 1977; City Museum and Art Gallery, Portsmouth, 1977; Laing Art Gallery, Newcasle-upon-Tyne, 1977; Royal Academy of Arts, London, 1978. Curated by Jeffrey and David Alan Mellor.[5][11]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Ian Jeffrey, Author at Photoworks". Photoworks. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  2. ^ "Ian Jeffrey - Person - National Portrait Gallery". National Portrait Gallery, London. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  3. ^ Jeffrey, Ian (6 March 2009). "How to read a photograph". The Guardian. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  4. ^ Fullerton, Elizabeth. "How Britains shocking art movement got its start". BBC. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  5. ^ a b c Arnot, Chris (1 March 2005). "David Alan Mellor: Image maker". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  6. ^ Ltd, Science. "Freeze - Damien Hirst". www.damienhirst.com. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  7. ^ Liebchen, Jens. "DL 07 stereotypes of war - Photographs by Jens Liebchen". LensCulture. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  8. ^ "Art history professor recognised for contribution to photography". University of Sussex. Retrieved 3 July 2018.
  9. ^ "J Dudley Johnston Medal - RPS". Royal Photographic Society. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  10. ^ "Ian Jeffrey: Universal Pictures – Events – Kettle's Yard". Kettle's Yard. Retrieved 4 July 2018.
  11. ^ Jeffrey, Ian. Cityscape 1910-39: urban themes in American, German and British art / Arts Council of Great Britain. London: Arts Council of Great Britain – via HathiTrust.

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