Expressive Photography When it’s not pictorial, notdocumentary, and not commercial, what is it?
ResourcesHeilbrun Timeline of Art• http://www.metmuseum.org/toah/intro/atr/atr.htm• A chronological, geographical, and thematic exploration of the history of art from around the world, as illustrated by the Metropolitan Museums collection.The George Eastman House Museum of Photography• http://www.geh.org.Haus, Andreas and Frizot, Michael. “Figures of style: New Vision, New photography.” in A New History of Photography, ed. by Frizot, M. Chap 27, 457-467. KÖNEMAN, Koln, 1998.
“New Photography”Stieglitz Pictorial background Moholy-Nagy Bauhaus Minor White-Spiritual Callahan New Bauhaus-Inst. Design ↘ ↙ Laughlin-Spiritual ⇔ Siskin-Institute of Design ⇓ F. Sommer-Self taught ⇔ Metzker-Institute of Design ↘ ↙ Meatyard-Self-taught Gibson-US Navy & self-taught
Stieglitz• The image captured not the thing, but the feeling he had at the time he tripped the shutter.• Photography was not necessarily pictorial, straight, or documentary;it could be subjective and expressive.
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