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Chinese Publication of "A World History of Photography"

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Trends in American Photography, 1890-1945, by Naomi Rosenblum, in Icelandic and English, published as a pamphlet 1999

A History of Women Photographers, 1994, (2nd Edition 2000), Abbeville Press, NY

Orgeval, Lumiere Press, Toronto, Canada 1990

A World History of Photography, 1984, 4th Edition 2008, Abbeville Press, NY

Translated into French, Polish, Japanese, Chinese

Paul Strand: The Early WorkPhD. dissertation by Naomi Rosenblum, 1978 (unpublished)



“Gente di Fotografia,” Questioni Personali, photographs by members of Italian photography group, Mignon, Editoriale Programma, 2012

“Photography: A Bridge to Understanding,” Igboland: Rite Between Archetype and Memory, photographs by Aniello Barone, published by 5 Continents Editions, Milan, Italy, 2011

“The Portrait as a Social Document,” (“El retrato como documento social,”) Virxilio Vieitezphotographs by Virxilio Vieitez, exhibition catalogue: Museo de Arte Contemporánea (MARCO): MARCO and Fundación Telefónica, Vigo, Spain, 2011

“Strand +Rosenblum: Corrispondenze Elettive/Enduring Friendship,” Strand +Rosenblum: Corrispondenze Elettive/Enduring Friendship, photographs by Paul Strand and Walter Rosenblum, exhibition catalogue, curated by Enrica Viganò, exhibition at Museo di Roma in Trastavere, January 21-March 20, 2011, Admira, Milan, Italy, 2011

“Foreword,” Assisi: The Density of Silencephotographs by Elio Ciol, presentation by Andrey Martynov, text by Massimo Carboni, Punto Marte, Italy, 2010

“Introduction,” Far Out/In Out, photographs by Lorenzo Di Loreto, Moretti & Vitali, 2010

“Untitled,” To Whisperphotographs by Frank Dituri Punto Marte, Florence Italy, 2010

“Introduction,” In Presenzaphotographs by Frank Dituri, Moretti & Vitali editori, Italy, 2010

“Foreword,” Joan Powers/Fotographa, photographs by Joan Powers, Uccellini Editore, 2010

“Foreword,” Harvest Pilgrims: Mexican and Caribbean Migrant Farm Workers in Canadaphotographs and text by Vincenzo Pietropaolo, Between the Lines, Toronto 2009

“Introduction,” Paolo Tosti, exhibition catalogue, Palazzo Ducale, Gubbio (PG), 2009

“Foreword,” Bluebird in My Windowphotographs by Frank Dituri, El Leon Literary Arts, Berkeley, California, 2007

“Builder Levy: Engaged with Life; Engaged with Art,” Levy, Photographer, Art Resources Transfer (A.R.T.), 2005

“Foreword,” Mauro Minotto: Mignon Photographerexhibition catalogue, ART&PRINT, Italy, 2005

 “Introduction,” Schirmer, Lothar, “Women Seeing Women: A Pictorial History of Women’s Photography from Julia Margaret Cameron to Annie Leibovitz,” compiled and edited by Lothar Schirmer,, published by W.W. Norton & Company, New York/London, 2003

“Introduction,” Arts Magazine, February 1980/Special Issue: New Perspectives on American Art, 1890-1940, New Perspectives on American Art, 1890-1940/A Symposium in Honor of Milton W. Brown Photographer’s Forum/Magazine for the Emerging Professional, 25 Anniversary Edition, November, 2002

“Foreword,” The Allen Sisters/Pictorial Photographers 1885-1920, by Suzanne L. Flynt,  Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association, Deerfield, Massachusetts, 2002

“Foreword,” Light Waves: Photographs/Janice Mehlman, exhibition catalogue, Rosenberg + Kauman Fine Art, New York, 2002

“Introduction,” Street Photography, photographs by Giovanni Umicini, Federico Motta Editore, 2002

“Humanism and Form,” (“Umanesimo e forma,”) Fulvio Roiter, Istituto Superiore per la Storia della Fotografia, 2002

Storia delle donne fotografe,”(The History of Women Photographers,”) L’altra Metà dello Sguardo: Il Contributo delle Donne all Storia della Fotografia (women’s contribution to the history of photography), (in Italian) edited by Nicoletta Leonardi, published by Agorà Editrice, 2001

“The Photo League”, Photo League New York 1936-1951, curated by Naomi Rosenblum & Enrica Viganò, exhibition catalogue, Galleria Contemporaneo, Sept-October, 2001, Il Ramo di Oro Editore, Trieste, 2001

Essays on: “Edward S. Curtis, Alfred Stieglitz, Lewis W. Hine, Vera Jackson, Laure Albin Guillot, Ansel Adams, Ruth Bernhard, Robert Frank,” Barbara Tannenbaum, Mitchell D. Kahan, and Jeffrey Grove, Akron Art Museum, Art Since 1850/An Introduction to the Collection, Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio, 2001

“La Fotografia Come Arte: Uno Sguardo Retrospectivo,” Fotologia Journal: The Study of the History of Photography, edited by Italo Zannier, The Museum of the History of Photography Fratelli Alinari,  Volume 21-22, 2001

Commentary on Social Documentation,” Nueva Luz, En Foco, Bronx, New York: Volume 6, 2000

“Introduction,” Women Photographers at National GeographicCathy Newman, foreword by Tipper Gore, published by the National Geographic Society, Washington, D.C., 2000

“Reproducing Visual Images,” Image and Enterprise: The Photographs of Adolphe Braun, London and Providence: Thames and Hudson in association with Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 2000

“Foreword,” Dorothea Lange: A Photographer’s Life, by Milton Meltzer, Syracuse University Press, 2000

“The Photo League,” Photo LeaguePhoto España 1999 Exhibition catalogue, published by Fundación Telefónica, 1999

“Documentary Photography: Past + Present,” by Naomi Rosenblum, Photography’s multiple Roles: Art, Document, Market, Science, edited by Denise Miller, foreword by John Mulvany, founder of the Museum, contributions by Denise Miller, Eugenia Parry, Rod Slemmons, F. David Peat, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, 1998

“Documenting a Myth: The South as Seen by Three Women Photographers/Chansonetta Stanley Emmons, Doris Ulmann, and Bayard Wootten-1910-1940,” Exhibition catalogue, Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, Oregon, exhibition curated by Naomi Rosenblum and Susan Fillin-Yeh, 1998

“Foreword,” Italy: In the Shadow of Time. New York: Rizzoli, 1998. Photographs and essay by Linda Butler

“Modernist Eye, Responsive Heart: The Work of Dorothea Lange,” Dorothea Lange: The Human FaceMusemeci editore, Aosta, Italy and NBC editions, Paris, 1998

“Berenice Abbott and Her Time,” (Berenice Abbott e il suo tempo,) Berenice Abbott/ New York Anni Trenta, (New York in the Thirties) Milano: Federico Motta Editore, 1997

In Voices: artists, curators, and critics on photography in the last twenty years, “untitled” Exhibiting Photography: Twenty Years at the Center for Creative Photographyvarious contributors, including Naomi Rosenblum, The Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona, 1996

Untitled introduction, Virtues of Realityphotographs by Lily Sverner, Edicoes Animae, 1995

Presentazione della Mostra Fotografica Prelude Interlude di Frank Dituri e Lorenzo Di Loreto a San Leo, interventi di Laura Capirossi della fondazione per la lotta alla fibrosi cistica, e della storica della fotografia Naomi Rosenblum (in inglese), intervista agli autori Lorenzo Di Loreto e Frank Dituri (in inglese)

“f.64 and Modernism,” Seeing Straight: The f.64 Revolution in Photographyedited by Therese Thau Heyman, foreword by Beaumont Newhall, exhibition catalogue, The Oakland Museum, Oakland California, 1992

Review: “Becoming O’Keeffe,” Art Journal, the College Art Association, Spring, 1992, Vol.51, No.1

Paul Strand: Essays on His Life and Work, including essays by Naomi Rosenblum and Walter Rosenblum Aperture Foundation, 1990

“Book Review, The Art of Photography, 1839-1989,” History of Photography: Volume 14, Number 1, January-March, 1990, Taylor & Francis Ltd

Adolphe Braun: Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction,” Shadow and Substance: Essays on The History of Photography, ed. By Kathleen Collins, Bloomfield Hills, Mich: The Amorphous Institute Press, 1990

A book signing with author Naomi Rosenblum at Rizzoli Bookstore in New York City, celebrating her two recently published books: the third edition of A History of Women Photographers and the fourth edition of A World History of Photography.

Review: “Real Life and Symbolic Pictures,” Reading American Photographs: Images as History: Mathew Brady to Walker Evans, by Alan Trachtenberg, and Symbols of an Ideal Life: Social Documentary Photography in America, 1890-1950, by Maren Stange: Art Journal, Summer, 1990

“The Skeleton in Paul Strand’s Close,” NASH Collection/Newsletter, (Graham Nash Collection), Winter, 1990

“Paul Strand: Modernist Outlook/Significant Vision,” IMAGE, Volume 33, Nos. 1-2, Fall, 1990

Review: “Photography in Perspective; The First 150 Years,” Photography in Perspective; The First 150 Years, review of “The Art of Photography 1839-1989, edited by Mike Weaver, History of Photography, an international quarterly, Volume 14, Number 1, January-March, 1990

“Documentary Photography: A Historical Survey,” Changing Chicago: A Photodocumentarypreface by Jack Jaffe, introduction by Walter Rosenblum, exhibition catalogue, University of Illinois Press, Urbana and Chicago, 1989

 “Adolphe Braun, Revisited,” IMAGE, Volume 32 No. 1, June, 1989, Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House

August, 1989/Vol. 8, Issue 7 (panel discussion of photography, “150 years: Looking Back to the Future,” Arizona State University, mention of A World History of Photography, by Naomi Rosenblum

“A Retrospective Look at the Acceptance of Photography as Fine Art,” Cornell Capa,  Master Photographs from PFA(Photography in the Fine Arts) Exhibitions, 1959-67 exhibition catalogue, The International Center of Photography, NY, 1988

“From Protest to Affirmation: 1940-1950,” Decade by Decade: Twentieth-Century Photography From the Collection of the Center for Creative Photography, edited by James Enyeart, exhibition catalogue, Center for Creative Photography at the University of Arizona, published by Bulfinch Press/Little, Brown and Company/Boston, Toronto, London, in Association with Center for Creative Photography, The University of Arizona, Tucson, 1988

Review:Other Americasby Sebastiao Salgado, Aperture, Number 109,Winter, 1987

“Stieglitz and Strand: From Mentor to Friend and Beyond,” Photographica Journal: Volume 3, No. 3, May-June, 1986

“Camera Images of Labor-Past and Present,” with Walter Rosenblum, The Other America/Art and the Labour Movement in the United States, by Philip Foner and Reinhard Schulz, Journeyman Press, London and West Nyack, New York, 1985

“Adolphe Braun: a 19th-Century Career in Photography,” History of Photography: Volume 3, Number 4, October, 1979, Taylor & Francis Ltd

“Biographical Notes,” America & Lewis Hine/Photographs 1904-1940, foreword by Walter Rosenblum, essay by Alan Trachtenberg, An Aperture Monograph, 1977

The Lewis W. Hine Document, portfolio of 16 reproductions of Hine photographs, The Brooklyn Museum, 1977