Joseph Nicéphore Niépce, View from the Window at Gras, 1826
Louis Daguerre Inventor of the Daguerreotype
Paris Boulevard , 1839, Daguerreotype
Timothy O’ SullivanHarvest of Death, Gettysburg
The Painter and the Photograph• How would you react to seeing a photograph for the first time?• The Camera created a new way of seeing the world around them• The artist became conscious of the difference between eyesight and “camera sight”• The camera helped develop the idea that painting was more then recording what the eye sees
Much is revealed about an artistwhen we see what they keep oromit, or add to their paintings
• How has photography influenced your art making?• In what ways do photographs have a positive/negative affect on your future students art making?
Art Prompt• Using a photograph create an art piece in the style of Romanticism. Using the elements of design from the photograph, create a new image that conveys a powerful emotion.