• Titel: The picture history of photography : from the earliest beginnings to the present day
  • Urheber: Pollack, Peter [ Autor/In ]
  • Erschienen: New York, 1958
  • Umfang: 624 Seiten, Illustrationen, 29 cm
  • Sprache: Englisch
  • Schlagwörter: Photography ; History
  • Inhalt: Introduction: Photography as art, as communication, as memory, as folk art -- Pt. 1: The beginnings : The long road to photography ; Niepce: the world's first photographer ; Daguerre and the daguerrotype ; The daguerreotype in Europe ; Mirror with a memory : the daguerreotype in America -- Pt. 2: Masters of the nineteenth century : Fox Talbot: paper negatives and positives ; Hill and Adamson: the great collaboration ; Early wet-plate photography ; Hesler: Chicago pioneer ; The stereoscope: pictures in pairs ; Nadar: the "Titian of photography" ; The ubiquitous carte de visite ; Julia Margaret Cameron : portraits out of focus ; Rejlander, Robinson, and "art" photography ; Brady: cameraman of the Civil War ; Pioneers of the west ; Muybridge and Eakins: photography of motion ; Footlights, skylights, and tintypes ; The "detective" camera and the Kodak -- Pt. 3: Masters of the modern era : Stieglitz: an American legend ; Steichen: painter, photographer, curator ; Atget and the streets of Paris ; Riis and Hine: social idealists with the camera ; Genthe: celebrities and anonymous throngs ; Edward West: a new vision ; Germany and the Bauhaus: photography for design ; Roy Stryker: documentaries for government and industry ; Ansel Adams: interpreter of nature ; Doisneau: humorist with a camera ; David Duncan: lensman of the Marines ; Brassai's probing vision ; The discerning lens of Alfred Eisenstaedt ; Callahan and Siskind: the magic of the commonplace ; Margaret Bourke-White: roving recorder ; Van der Elsken storyteller in photographs ; Cartier-Bresson and the human comedy ; Yousuf Karsh : faces of destiny -- Pt. 4: Photography today : Color: another dimension ; Extending the range of human vision ; Around the world in fifty photographs
  • Kommentar: Includes bibliographical references (pages 618-619) and index
  • Medientyp: Buch
  • Datenquelle: Kunstbibliothek - Staatliche Museen zu Berlin