This book celebrates the 40th anniversary of the Hasselblad Award – the world’s most prestigious photography prize – and the influential work of all its winners to date.
Their photography reveals a broad spectrum of engagement with the world, from the personal and intimate to the scientific and political, from the street to the studio, from the cinematic, poetic and surreal to the curious, engaged and caring.
They are artists, innovators, activists and legends who have shaped the modern history of photography.
Including the photography of all the award-winners including – Rineke Dijkstra, Wolfgang Tillmans, Sophie Calle, Nan Goldin, Bernd & Hilla Becher, Jeff Wall, Hiroshi Sugimoto, Cindy Sherman, William Eggleston, Josef Koudelka, Sebastião Salgado, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Ansel Adams.
Features a Foreword by Sir Elton John, and an essay by Duncan Forbes, Director of Photography, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.