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The Best Landscape and Architecture Photographers Of The Last Century

Picture of Ellie Griffiths
Updated: 19 October 2016
For years, photographers have created worlds that cross all boundaries by representing the everyday world in their true beauty, and natural state, through their photographs. Award-winning English photographer Charlie Waite once stated, ‘A landscape image cuts across all political and national boundaries, it transcends the constraints of language and culture.’ We take a look at some of the world’s best landscape and architecture photographers from the last century.
Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Zhang Kechun

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Zhang Kechun

Zhang Kechun, ‘A Man Standing On An Island In The Middle Of The River Shaanxi, China’, 2012

 

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Edward Weston

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Edward Weston

Edward Weston, ‘Cloud’, 1936

 

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Josef Sudek

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Josef Sudek

Josef Sudek, ‘Untitled’, 1950 ca

 

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Bill Brandt

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Bill Brandt

Bill Brandt, ‘Gulls Nest, Late On Midsummer Night, Isle Of Skye’, 1947

 

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Henri Cartier Bresson

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Henri Cartier Bresson

Henri Cartier Bresson, ‘Brie’, 1968

 

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Andre Kertesz

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley/Osborne Samuel © Andre Kertesz

Andre Kertesz, ‘Washington Square, New York’, 1954

 

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley © Michael Kenna

Courtesy of Beetles + Huxley © Michael Kenna

Michael Kenna, ‘Kussharo Lake Tree, Study No 3, Kotan, Hokkaido, Japan’, 2005

 

 

The Photographers 2015 Exhibition portrays the most important and iconic photographs from the history of the medium. The exhibition will run from 25 November – 24 December 2015, at both Osborne Samuel and Beetles + Huxley.

 

Osborne Samuel, 23A Bruton Street, London, UK, +44 207 493 7939

Beetles + Huxley, 3-5 Swallow Street, London, UK, +44 207 434 4319

 

By Ellie Griffiths