A. D. Coleman

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A. D. Coleman (Allan Douglass Coleman) is an American photography critic and author.

Career and recognition[edit]

Coleman was the first photo critic for the New York Times, authoring 120 articles during his tenure.[1] He started writing in 1967 and has contributed to the Village Voice, New York Observer and numerous magazines, artist monographs and other publications worldwide.[1] He received the first Art Critic's Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1976 and was a Fulbright scholar in 1994.[2] He was named one of The Top 100 People in Photography by American Photo Magazine.[3]

Published works[edit]

He has had several collections of his reviews/criticism published in book form including:

  • The Digital Evolution Visual Communication in the Electronic Age. Coleman, A. D. Nazraeli Press, Tucson, AZ 1998. ISBN 978-3-923922-52-9
  • The Grotesque in Photography. Coleman, A. D. Summit Books, 1977. ISBN 978-0-671-40016-3
  • Light Readings: A Photography Critic's Writings 1968-1978. Coleman, A. D. Oxford University Press, 1982. ISBN 978-0-19-503196-6
  • Looking at Photographs: Animals. Coleman, A. D. et al. Chronicle Books, 1995. ISBN 978-0-8118-0418-9
  • Looking at Photographs: People. Coleman, A. D. et al. Chronicle Books. ISBN 978-0-8118-0446-2
  • Critical Focus: Photography in the International Image Community. Coleman, A. D. Nazraeli Press, 1996. ISBN 978-3-923922-26-0
  • Tarnished Silver: Essays and Lectures 1979-1989. Coleman, A. D. Midmarch Press, 1996. ISBN 978-1-877675-20-1
  • Depth of Field: Essays on Photography, Mass Media, and Lens Culture. Coleman, A. D. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1998. ISBN 978-0-8263-1815-2

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b The Digital Evolution Visual Communication in the Electronic Age, Coleman, A. D. Nazraeli Press, Tucson, AZ. 1998. ISBN 978-3-923922-52-9 p.189.
  2. ^ Tarnished Silver: Essays and lectures 1979-1989. A. D. Coleman. ISBN 978-1-877675-20-1 Midmarch Press, 1996. Backmatter
  3. ^ Photography - PopPhoto.com Offers Camera Reviews and Exclusive Photo Tips

Additional sources[edit]

  • The Grotesque in Photography. Coleman, A. D. Summit Books, 1977. ISBN 978-0-671-40016-3
  • Light Readings: A Photography Critic's Writings 1968-1978. Coleman, A. D. Oxford University Press, 1982. ISBN 978-0-19-503196-6
  • Looking at Photographs: Animals. Coleman, A. D. et al. Chronicle Books, 1995. ISBN 978-0-8118-0418-9
  • Looking at Photographs: People. Coleman, A. D. et al. Chronicle Books. ISBN 978-0-8118-0446-2
  • Critical Focus: Photography in the International Image Community. Coleman, A. D. Nazraeli Press, 1996. ISBN 978-3-923922-26-0
  • Depth of Field: Essays on Photography, Mass Media, and Lens Culture. Coleman, A. D. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1998. ISBN 978-0-8263-1815-2

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