This richly illustrated retrospective features Rogovin's own narrative of his development and life as a documentary photographer.
Foreword / Douglas R. NickelIntroduction / Melanie Anne HerzogMilton Rogovin: The Making of a Social Documentary Photographer / Melanie Anne HerzogAfterword / Catherine Linder SpencerPlate CreditsSelected BibliographyIndex
Melanie Herzog is professor of art history at Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin.For more information go to: http://www.miltonrogovin.com
A valuable retrospective. Highly recommended. * Choice * Milton Rogovin: The Making of a Social Documentary Photographer..is a major contribution to the growing literature of American socially conscious art and exposes readers to a remarkable and durable contemporary photographer. * Tikkun Magazine * Everyone interested in photography and working class culture owes a debt of gratitude to Melanie Herzog and the Center for Creative Photography and the University of Washington Press for producing this piece of American history. * People's Weekly World * Milton Rogovin is a collective project and a beautiful book . . . . The cumulative effect is the merging of visual document and aesthetic image accompanied by informed, synthetic biographical commentary by Melanie Anne Herzog . . . . Herzog weaves interviews, letters, Rogovin's poetry, literary allusions, historical commentary, family conversation, and Rogovin's written autobiographical reminiscences into a coherent narrative. * American Quarterly *