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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: General Introduction Part I: Big Pictures Part Introduction 1. Patricia Mainardi, Dupinade, French caricature, 1831 2. Martha A. Sandweiss, General Wool and His Troops in the Streets of Saltillo, 1847 3. Matthew Fox-Amato, An Abolitionist Daguerreotype, New York, 1850 4. Anthony Lee, Antietam Sketches and Photographs, 1862 5. Jeannene Przyblyski, Barricades of Paris Commune, 1871 6. Thierry Gervais, Interview of Chevreul, France, 1886 7. John Mraz, Zapata and Salinas, Mexico, 1911 and 1991 8. Caitlin Patrick, Photographer on the Western Front, 1917 9. Michel Frizot, Sports Photomontage, France, 1926 10. Richard Meyer, Public Execution of Ruth Meyer, Sing-Sing Prison, 1928 11. Daniel Magilow, Photo of Kellogg-Briand Pact Meeting, Paris, 1931 12. Catherine Clark, A Decisive Moment, France, 1932 13. Sally Stein, Republican Soldier, Spanish Civil War, 1936 14. Barbie Zelizer, Child in Warsaw Ghetto, 1943 15. Alexander Nemerov, Flag-Raising, Iwo Jima, 1945 16. David Shneer, Soviet War Photo, Crimea, 1942 17. Vanessa Schwartz, New York in Color, 1953 18. Martin Berger, Rosa Parks Fingerprinted, Montgomery, Alabama, 1956 19. Mary Panzer, An Essay on Success in the USA, 1962 20. Diane Winston, Burning Monk, Saigon, 1963 21. David Lubin, Assassination of John F. Kennedy, Dallas, 1963 22. Victoria Gao, Chinese Political Persecution, Red Square, Harbin, 1966 23. Robert Hariman and John Lucaites, Street Execution of a Vietcong Prisoner, Saigon, 1968 24. Gennifer Weisenfeld, Industrial Poisoning, Minamata, 1972 25. Christian Delage, Police Beating, Los Angeles, 1992 26. Liam Kennedy, The Situation Room, Washington, DC, 2011 Part II: Re-Thinking the History of News Pictures 1. Justine de Young, Not Just a Pretty Picture: Fashion as News 2. Ryan Linkof, Celebrity Photos and Stolen Moments: Witnessing the Lives of Others 3. Ulrich Keller, Pictorial Press Reportage and Censorship in the First World War 4. Thierry Gervais, Illustrating Sports, or the Invention of the Magazine 5. Will Straw, After the Event: The Challenges of Crime Photography b) News Picture Media 6. Michael Leja, News Pictures in the Early Years of Mass Visual Culture in New York: Lithographs and the Penny Press 7. Jordana Mendelson, Beautiful Contradictions: News Pictures and Modern Magazines 8. Joe Clark, "Public Forum of the Screen": Modernity, Mobility, and Debate at the Newsreel Cinema 9. Mike Conway, "See it Now": Television News 10. Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Collective Self-Representation and the News: Torture at Abu-Ghraib c) News Picture Time 11. Jordan Bear, Adrift: The Time and Space of the News in Gericault's Le Radeau de La Meduse 12. Jason Hill, Snap-Shot After Bullet Hit Gaynor 13. Andres Zervigon, Rotogravure and the Modern Aesthetic of News Reporting 14. Zeynep Gursel, A Short History of Wire Service Photography d) Speaking of News Pictures 15. Jennifer Tucker, "Famished for News Pictures": Mason Jackson, The Illustrated London News, and the Pictorial Spirit 16. Patricia Goldsworthy, Staying Close to Power: Picturing the King's Entourage in Turn-of-the-Century Morocco 17. Nadya Bair, A Photojournalist is Never Alone: Photo Editing and Collaboration in the History of News Pictures 18. Kim Timby, Look at those Lollipops!: Integrating Color into News Pictures e) News Picture Connoisseurship 19. Katie Hornstein, Horace Vernet's Capture of the Smahla: Reportage and Actuality in the Early French Illustrated Press 20. Vincent Lavoie, Appraising News Pictures: Awarding a Multifaceted Icon 21. Kristen Gresh, An Era of Photographic Controversy: Edward Steichen at the MoMA 22. Gaelle Morel, Photojournalism as Formal Paradigm in Contemporary Art 23. Erina Duganne, Adam Broomberg, Oliver Chanarin, and World Press Photo: Contemporary Art and Contemporary Photojournalism


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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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