Reconfigured Eye

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Reconfigured Eye

  1. 1. Edward Weston Born 1886 – Illinois, grew up Chicago, 16: photographer, 1906, first publication of photographs, move California, 1922: move New York City – met Stieglitz, O’Keefe, others, 1923 – Mexico City: opened photo studio – Diego Rivera, David Siqueiros, Jose Orozco – Weston master of 20 th century art, close-ups, natural forms, nudes, landscapes – 1929 California, Adams and others, photo club, f/64, 1941 – photo illustration sof Whitman’s Leaves of Grass, 1948 stopped taking photos (parkinson’s disease), 1946 MOMA NY – retrospective, sons continued to print negatives until his death, 1958
  2. 7. Paul Strand Born NY 1890, 12: photography, 1904: joined school to learn, apprentice to Lewis Hine, photographer of immigrants to Ellis Island, introdiced to Stieglitz and others, 1911: self-employees commercial photographer, “Straight Photography” method, worked closely with Stieglitz, WWI medic, 1925+ film cameraman, Depression: active in politics, 1935: Russia, back to US – began making documentaries, 1945 MOMA retrospective, moved to France – blacklisted by American officials, 1976 – dies.
  3. 13. Composite Images Henry Peach Robinson, Oscar G. Reijlander, John Heartfield, Jerry Uelsmann
  4. 14. Robinson – composite of 5 negatives
  5. 15. Reijlander – numerous negatives
  6. 16. Heartfield - PhotoMontages
  7. 17. Uelsmann
  8. 18. Bayer Pattern

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