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Introduction History of Photography

A World History of Photography

The Story Behind the Pictures 1827-1991



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Introduction


History of Photography



 





 




A World History of Photography
 

Chapter 1   THE EARLY YEARS: TECHNOLOGY, VISION, USERS 1839-1875

Chapter 2  A PLENITUDE OF PORTRAITS 1839-1890

Chapter 3  DOCUMENTATION: LANDSCAPE AND ARCHITECTURE 1839-1890

Chapter 4  DOCUMENTATION OBJECTS AND EVENTS 1839-1890

Chapter 5  PHOTOGRAPHY AND ART: THE FIRST PHASE 1839-1890

Chapter 6  NEW TECHNOLOGY, NEW VISION, NEW USERS 1875-1925

Chapter 7  ART PHOTOGRAPHY ANOTHER ASPECT 1890-1920

Chapter 8  DOCUMENTATION: THE SOCIAL SCENE to 1946

Chapter 9  ART, PHOTOGRAPHY, AND MODERNISM 1920-1945

Chapter 10  WORDS AND PICTURES: PHOTOGRAPHS IN PRINT MEDIA 1920-1980

Chapter 11  PHOTOGRAPHY SINCE 1950: THE STRAIGHT IMAGE

Chapter 12  PHOTOGRAPHY SINCE 1950: MANIPULATIONS AND COLOR


 





 


 



THE STORY BEHIND THE PICTURES 1827-1991



 

1   Nicephore Niepce. View from the Study Window, 1827

2   Louis-Jacques-Mande Daguerre. Boulevard du Temple, 1838

3   Eugene Durieu/Eugene Delacroix. Nude from Behind, ca. 1853

4   Duchenne de Boulogne. Contractions musculaires, 1856

5   Auguste Rosalie Bisson. The Ascent of Mont Blanc, 1862

6   Nadar. Sarah Bernhardt, ca. 1864

7   Francois Aubert. Emperor Maximilian's Shirt, 1867

8   Andre Adolphe Eugene Disderi. Dead Communards, 1871

9   Maurice Guibert. Toulouse-Lautrec in His Studio, ca. 1894

10 Max Priester/Willy Wilcke. Bismarck on his Deathbed, 1898

11 Heinrich Zille. The Wood Gatherers, 1898

12 Alfred Stieglitz. The Steerage, 1907

13 Lewis Hine. Girl Worker in a Carolina Cotton Mill, 1908

14 August Sander. Young Farmers, 1914

15 Paul Strand. Blind Woman, 1916

16 Man Ray. Noire et blanche, 1926

17 Andre Kertesz. Meudon, 1928

18 Robert Capa. Spanish Loyalist, 1936

19 Dorothea Lange. Migrant Mother, Nipomo, California, 1936

20 Horst P. Horst. Mainbocher Corset, 1939

21 Henri Cartier-Bresson. Germany, 1945

22 Richard Petersen. View from the Dresden City Hall Tower, 1945

23 Robert Doisneau. The Kiss in Front of City Hall, 1950

24 Dennis Stock. James Dean on Times Square, 1955

25 Bert Stern. Marilyn's Last Sitting, 1962

26 Gerard Malanga. Andy Warhol and The Velvet Underground, 1966

27 Helmut Newton. They're Coming!, 1981

28 Sandy Skoglund. Revenge of the Goldfish, 1981

29 Robert Mapplethorpe. Lisa Lyon, 1982

30 Joel-Peter Witkin. Un Santo Oscuro, 1987

31 Sebastiao Salgado. Kuwait, 1991

 

 





 



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