ERNST HAAS: ON SET

Published by Steidl, 2014

This volume highlights the film-stills of Ernst Haas, one of the most accomplished photographers of the twentieth century.

So great was his mastery of color, light, and motion that Haas was frequently called upon to photograph large group actions - from the battle scenes of Charge of the Light Brigade and the dances of West Side Story to the ski-slopes of Downhill Racer. While adding a fascinating new take on the sets and the stars he photographed, Ernst Haas' On Set will also introduce readers to a little-known but crucial dimension in the work of this celebrated photographer.

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ERNST HAAS: COLOR CORRECTION

Published by Steidl, July 2011

Ernst Haas is unquestionably one of the best-known, most prolific and most published photographers of the twentieth century. He is most associated with a vibrant color photography which, for decades, was much in demand by the illustrated press. This color work, published in the most influential magazines in Europe and America, also fed a constant stream of books, and these too enjoyed great popularity.

Texts by William A. Ewing and Phillip Prodger
200 pages, 163 color plates
10.75 x 10 inches
Hardcover
Steidl
ISBN: 978-3869301365
Publication date: July, 2011

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ERNST HAAS

Published by Thames & Hudson, October 2010
English version

Handsome and collectible, this book contains a selection of Ernst Haas's most important and representative images in duotone or color, plus an introduction and a bibliography. 44 color and 27 duotone photographs.

144 pages
7.5 x 4.75 inches
Paperback
Thames & Hudson
ISBN: 978-0500411018
Publication date: October, 2010

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ERNST HAAS

Published by Photo Poche, 1993
French version

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ERNST HAAS IN BLACK AND WHITE

Published by Bulfinch Press
First edition September 1992

While Ernst Haas's name has been synonymous with color photography, the images in this book illustrate Haas's mastery of the black-and-white medium. The sheer scope and quality of this work is a revelation. Images were drawn from some 100,000 negatives created from 1945 into the 1960s. The images take us from Haas's roots in war-torn Vienna through his Magnum years and many travels. In the introduction, Jim Hughes, renowned writer and photo critic, writes about Haas and his remarkable career.

 

 

ERNST HAAS: COLOR PHOTOGRAPHY

Published by Harry N. Abrams
October 1989

This book is the first full-scale retrospective of Haas's color work, including many images that have never before been published in book form. Based on Haas's extensive notes and color work dating from the early 1950s up to his death in 1986, the book confirms that Haas's inspiring and innovative color photographs are landmarks of the form. In her introduction, Inge Bondi—longtime Magnum Photos member and friend—reveals much of the character and sensitivity that punctuated Haas's long and successful career as a photographer.

 

 

HIMALAYAN PILGRIMAGE

Published by Viking Press
First edition November 3, 1978

The images in this book were taken over a nine-year period in Tibet, long before the country was open to foreigners. Together with a written account of the experiences and impressions during the journey, the images convey the reference and brilliance that underlined the Buddist rituals, the glorious landscapes, and the quiet beauty of the Tibetian people and their way of life. Haas photographed in brilliant color many events that few outsiders were allowed to witness. Gisela Minke's thoughtful text is a perfect counterpart to the powerful images.

 

 

ERNST HAAS IN GERMANY

Published by Viking Press
First edition March 21, 1977

Focusing on the atypical as well as the commonplace, Haas recorded the different people, regions, and events of Germany in his perceptive way. In bold and reverberating color, In Germany displays the strength, beauty, and occasional contradictions of this country. In the introduction, Haas's views on Germany and its people are revealed in a lively interchange with Thilo Koch, one of Europe's foremost journalists.

 

 

ERNST HAAS IN AMERICA

A Studio Book / Viking Press
First edition September 29, 1975

Printed in 1975 in anticipation of the Bicentennial of the United States, In America is an extraordinary collection of images taken of Haas's adopted country. From land, water, and sky, Haas captured unique glimpses of this vast country's phenomena, man-made creations, and people in vivid color. Haas's own introduction covers his former and then current perceptions of America and its iconographic magnificence.

 

 

THE CREATION

A Studio Book / Viking Press
First edition October 18, 1971

Ernst Haas believed that no other medium was better suited to interpret the story of the Creation than photography. The point is well proved by the incredible series of color photographs presented in this book. Haas ingeniously arranged his images in flowing sequences that represent the dawn of the world as described in the Book of Genesis: the elements, the seasons, and the creatures. The book was an outstanding success; it was printed in numerous languages, went through multiple printings, and has been hailed internationally as a milestone in the world of photography. The oblong format of the book (9-1/4 x 13-5/8 inches) was groundbreaking at the time of publication and was used again in his following three publications.