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Getting the picture the visual culture of the news.

Author: Jason E Hill; Vanessa R Schwartz
Publisher: London [etc.] Bloombury Academic 2015.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jason E Hill; Vanessa R Schwartz
ISBN: 147252649X 9781472526496
OCLC Number: 987101210
Notes: Met noten, lit.opg., index.
Description: XX, 300 p. ill.
Contents: AcknowledgementsContributor BiographiesGeneral IntroductionPart One: Big PicturesPart Introduction1. Patricia Mainardi, Dupinade, French caricature, 18312. Martha A. Sandweiss, General Wool and His Troops in the Streets of Saltillo, 18473. Matthew Fox-Amato, An Abolitionist Daguerreotype, New York, 18504. Anthony Lee, Antietam Sketches and Photographs, 18625. Jeannene Przyblyski, Barricades of Paris Commune, 18716. Thierry Gervais, Interview of Chevreul, France, 18867. John Mraz, Zapata and Salinas, Mexico, 1911 and 19918. Caitlin Patrick, Photographer on the Western Front, 19179. Michel Frizot, Sports Photomontage, France, 192610. Richard Meyer, Public Execution of Ruth Meyer, Sing-Sing Prison, 192811. Daniel Magilow, Photo of Kellogg-Briand Pact Meeting, Paris, 193112. Catherine Clark, A Decisive Moment, France, 193213. Sally Stein, Republican Soldier, Spanish Civil War, 193614. Barbie Zelizer, Child in Warsaw Ghetto, 194315. Alexander Nemerov, Flag-Raising, Iwo Jima, 194516. David Shneer, Soviet War Photo, Crimea, 194217. Vanessa Schwartz, New York in Color, 195318. Martin Berger, Rosa Parks Fingerprinted, Montgomery, Alabama, 195619. Mary Panzer, An Essay on Success in the USA, 196220. Diane Winston, Burning Monk, Saigon, 196321. David Lubin, Assassination of John F. Kennedy, Dallas, 196322. Victoria Gao, Chinese Political Persecution, Red Square, Harbin, 196623. Robert Hariman and John Lucaites, Street Execution of a Vietcong Prisoner, Saigon, 196824. Gennifer Weisenfeld, Industrial Poisoning, Minamata, 197225. Christian Delage, Police Beating, Los Angeles, 199226. Liam Kennedy, The Situation Room, Washington, DC, 2011Part Two: Re-Thinking the History of News Pictures:Part Introductiona) News Pictures and Press Genres1. Justine de Young, Not Just a Pretty Picture: Fashion as News2. Ryan Linkof, Celebrity Photos and Stolen Moments: Witnessing the Lives of Others3. Ulrich Keller, Pictorial Press Reportage and Censorship in the First World War4. Thierry Gervais, Illustrating Sports, or the Invention of the Magazine5. Will Straw, After the Event: The Challenges of Crime Photographyb) News Picture Media6. Michael Leja, News Pictures in the Early Years of Mass Visual Culture in New York: Lithographs and the Penny Press7. Jordana Mendelson, Beautiful Contradictions: News Pictures and Modern Magazines8. Joe Clark, "Public Forum of the Screen": Modernity, Mobility, and Debate at the Newsreel Cinema9. Mike Conway, "See it Now": Television News10. Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Collective Self-Representation and the News: Torture at Abu-Ghraibc) News Picture Time11. Jordan Bear, Adrift: The Time and Space of the News in Gericault's Le Radeau de La Meduse12. Jason Hill, Snap-Shot After Bullet Hit Gaynor13. Andres Zervigon, Rotogravure and the Modern Aesthetic of News Reporting14. Zeynep Gursel, A Short History of Wire Service Photographyd) Speaking of News Pictures15. Jennifer Tucker, "Famished for News Pictures": Mason Jackson, The Illustrated London News, and the Pictorial Spirit16. Patricia Goldsworthy, Staying Close to Power: Picturing the King's Entourage in Turn-of-the-Century Morocco17. Nadya Bair, A Photojournalist is Never Alone: Photo Editing and Collaboration in the History of News Pictures18. Kim Timby, Look at those Lollipops!: Integrating Color into News Picturese) News Picture Connoisseurship19. Katie Hornstein, Horace Vernet's Capture of the Smahla: Reportage and Actuality in the Early French Illustrated Press20. Vincent Lavoie, Appraising News Pictures: Awarding a Multifaceted Icon21. Kristen Gresh, An Era of Photographic Controversy: Edward Steichen at the MoMA22. Gaelle Morel, Photojournalism as Formal Paradigm in Contemporary Art23. Erina Duganne, Adam Broomberg, Oliver Chanarin, and World Press Photo: Contemporary Art and Contemporary PhotojournalismSelected BibliographyIndex


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These 49 essays are far-ranging and cogent, and shed new and needed light on the visual culture of the news. The essays address topics as varied as technology, style, fashion as news, veracity, the Read more...

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