Photographing the Great American West<br />8 October 2009<br />
2<br />Documenting the Great American West<br />manifest destiny: both the duty and the right of America to expand its dom...
3<br />
4<br />Timothy O’Sullivan<br />O&apos;Sullivan , 1870 during the Darien Expedition. <br />
5<br />Timothy H. O&apos;SullivanAmerican, negative July 4, 1863; print 1866Image: 7 x 8 11/16 in.<br />
6<br />Timothy O’Sullivan<br />photographer for Clarence King’s Geological Exploration of the 40th Parallel<br />the “host...
7<br />Desert Sand Hills near Sink of Carson, Nevada <br />Timothy H. O&apos;Sullivan American, Nevada, 1867Albumen print ...
8<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanHistoric Spanish Record of the Conquest, South Side of Inscription Rock, New Mexico, No. 3, ...
9<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanRock Carved by Drifting Sand, below Fortification Rock, Arizona, 1871albumen print, 20.3 x 2...
10<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanBlack Canyon, Colorado River, from Camp 8, Looking Above, 1871albumen print, 20.3 x 27.6 cm...
11<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanVermillion Creek Canyon1867 <br />
12<br />Timothy O’Sullivan<br />CANON DE CHELLE, WALLS OF THE GRAND CANON ABOUT 1200 FEET IN HEIGHT, 1873Albumen print<br />
13<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanShoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho, View Across the Top of the Falls, 1874albumen print, 20...
14<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanAncient Ruins in theCanyon de Chelle, New Mexico1873 <br />
15<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanThe Gould and Curry Mill,Virginia City, Nevada1867 <br />
16<br />Cars coming out of shaft, Comstock Mine, Virginia City, Nev. By O&apos;Sullivan, 1867-68.<br />
17<br />Miner working inside the Comstock Mine, Virginia City, Nev. Taken by O&apos;Sullivan using the glare of burning ma...
18<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanAustin, Nevada, 1868albumen print, 19.7 x 26.7 cm (7 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.) <br />
19<br />Rephotographic Survey Project<br />Mark Klett, Bullet-riddled Saguaro<br />http://thirdview.org/3v/home/index.html...
20<br />William Henry Jackson<br />Devil’s Tower, Wyoming<br />
21<br />William Henry Jackson<br />the classically beautiful West<br />Old Faithful in Eruption: selling Yellowstone as th...
22<br />William Henry Jackson<br />
23<br /> Monument Park.By William Henry Jackson <br />
24<br />William H. JacksonGrand Canyon of the Colorado, ca. 1880 <br />albumen print, 53.7 x 42.8 cm (21 1/8 x 16 7/8 in.)...
25<br />Mammoth Hot Springs, top of pulpits<br />
26<br />Pacific Express, Chicago and North Western Ry., ca 1898<br />
27<br />Commissioned by Western Maryland Railroad. <br />Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01849. <br />
28<br />Andrew J. Russell<br />
29<br />Andrew J. Russell<br />Champagne Photo, Photograph by A.J. RussellPhoto Source: Courtesy of the Oakland MuseumIn t...
30<br />
Carlton Watkins<br />Carlton Watkins, Yosemite, ca.1865 <br />
Yosemite Falls<br />
El Capitan<br />
Bridal Vale Falls, circa 1865-66<br />
VIEW LOOKING TOWARDS THE NEVADA AND MERCED FALLS, from Glacier Point.<br />
Washington Column, 2052 ft., Yosemitec. 1872<br />
The Three Brothers, 1865,<br />
38<br />View of a mill in Port Ludlow, Washington Territory 1882<br />
39<br />Residences and wine houses of Lake Vineyard, San Gabriel, Sierra Madre Mountainsca. 1874-1880 <br />
40<br />View of mines at Marysville, Montanaca. 1885<br />
41<br />Ansel Adams<br />Ansel AdamsMount Williamson - the Sierra Nevada,from Manzanar, California1945 <br />
42<br />Ansel AdamsMoonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico1941 <br />
43<br />
44<br />Ansel AdamsClearing Winter Storm,Yosemite National Park1942 or earlier<br />
45<br />Ansel AdamsMono Lake, California1948 <br />
46<br />The New Western Landscape<br />Robert AdamsUntitled, Denver1970-74 <br />
47<br />Robet AdamsOn Signal Hill, Overlooking Long Beach, California1983<br />
48<br />Robert AdamsUntitled, Denver1970-74<br />
49<br />Lewis Baltz:Tract Houses (1971)New Industrial Parks (1974)<br />
50<br />Baltz, Lewis American (1945-) <br />TITLE ON OBJECT: Foundation Construction, Many Warehouses, 2891 Kelvin, Irvine...
51<br />Minimalism<br />Dan Flavin, the nominal three (to William of Ockham), 1963. Fluorescent light fixtures with daylig...
52<br />Minimalism/Don Judd<br />Untitled, 1969. Copper, ten units, 9 x 40 x 31 inches each, with 9-inch intervals; 170 x ...
53<br />Baltz, Lewis American (1945-) <br />TITLE ON OBJECT: West Wall, R-ohm Corporation, 16931 Milliken, Irvine SERIES T...
54<br />Lewis BaltzPark City, interior no. 70, 1980Courtesy of Tina Luisotti Gallery<br />
55<br />Baltz, Lewis American (1945-) <br />TITLE ON OBJECT: Tract House #23 PORTFOLIO TITLE: &quot;The Tract Houses&quot;...
56<br />Barbara Bosworth<br />Black Bear Hunter, Peace River, Alberta1994gelatin silver print11/16 x 15 1/2 in. <br />
57<br />John Ganis<br />Texas Water Slide1987chromogenic development print13 x 18 13/16 in. (33 x 47.8 cm)<br />
58<br />Joe Deal<br />View, Magic Mountain, Valencia, California1977gelatin silver print1/8 x 11 3/8 in. (28.3 x 28.9 cm)<...
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AMS 312 Lecture 4

  1. 1. Photographing the Great American West<br />8 October 2009<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />Documenting the Great American West<br />manifest destiny: both the duty and the right of America to expand its dominance from coast to coast<br />construction of the trans-continental railroad [1869]<br />the transcendental aspect of the Western landscape, “America’s cathedral”<br />documenting both God’s hand and man’s accomplishments<br />Robert Hughes’ definition of “mechanical photography:” “…everything is to be depicted exactly as it is, and where all the parts are to be equally sharp and perfect”<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />Timothy O’Sullivan<br />O&apos;Sullivan , 1870 during the Darien Expedition. <br />
  5. 5. 5<br />Timothy H. O&apos;SullivanAmerican, negative July 4, 1863; print 1866Image: 7 x 8 11/16 in.<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />Timothy O’Sullivan<br />photographer for Clarence King’s Geological Exploration of the 40th Parallel<br />the “hostile” nature of the landscape<br />
  7. 7. 7<br />Desert Sand Hills near Sink of Carson, Nevada <br />Timothy H. O&apos;Sullivan American, Nevada, 1867Albumen print 8 3/16 x 11 7/16 in.<br />
  8. 8. 8<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanHistoric Spanish Record of the Conquest, South Side of Inscription Rock, New Mexico, No. 3, 1873albumen print, 20.3 x 27.6 cm. (8 x 10 7/8 in.)<br />
  9. 9. 9<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanRock Carved by Drifting Sand, below Fortification Rock, Arizona, 1871albumen print, 20.3 x 27.6 cm (8 x 10 7/8 in.) <br />
  10. 10. 10<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanBlack Canyon, Colorado River, from Camp 8, Looking Above, 1871albumen print, 20.3 x 27.6 cm (8 x 10 7/8 in.) <br />
  11. 11. 11<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanVermillion Creek Canyon1867 <br />
  12. 12. 12<br />Timothy O’Sullivan<br />CANON DE CHELLE, WALLS OF THE GRAND CANON ABOUT 1200 FEET IN HEIGHT, 1873Albumen print<br />
  13. 13. 13<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanShoshone Falls, Snake River, Idaho, View Across the Top of the Falls, 1874albumen print, 20.4 x 27.3 cm (8 x 10 3/4 in.)<br />
  14. 14. 14<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanAncient Ruins in theCanyon de Chelle, New Mexico1873 <br />
  15. 15. 15<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanThe Gould and Curry Mill,Virginia City, Nevada1867 <br />
  16. 16. 16<br />Cars coming out of shaft, Comstock Mine, Virginia City, Nev. By O&apos;Sullivan, 1867-68.<br />
  17. 17. 17<br />Miner working inside the Comstock Mine, Virginia City, Nev. Taken by O&apos;Sullivan using the glare of burning magnesium for a flash of light, 1867--68.<br />
  18. 18. 18<br />Timothy O&apos;SullivanAustin, Nevada, 1868albumen print, 19.7 x 26.7 cm (7 3/4 x 10 1/2 in.) <br />
  19. 19. 19<br />Rephotographic Survey Project<br />Mark Klett, Bullet-riddled Saguaro<br />http://thirdview.org/3v/home/index.html<br />
  20. 20. 20<br />William Henry Jackson<br />Devil’s Tower, Wyoming<br />
  21. 21. 21<br />William Henry Jackson<br />the classically beautiful West<br />Old Faithful in Eruption: selling Yellowstone as the first national park<br />documenting the building of the Union Pacific Railroad<br />the business side: partnership with the Detroit Photographic Company to produce postcards<br />
  22. 22. 22<br />William Henry Jackson<br />
  23. 23. 23<br /> Monument Park.By William Henry Jackson <br />
  24. 24. 24<br />William H. JacksonGrand Canyon of the Colorado, ca. 1880 <br />albumen print, 53.7 x 42.8 cm (21 1/8 x 16 7/8 in.) <br />William H. JacksonLower Falls of Yellowstone, ca 1892<br />albumen print, 54 x 42.5 cm (21 1/4 x 16 3/4 in.)<br />
  25. 25. 25<br />Mammoth Hot Springs, top of pulpits<br />
  26. 26. 26<br />Pacific Express, Chicago and North Western Ry., ca 1898<br />
  27. 27. 27<br />Commissioned by Western Maryland Railroad. <br />Detroit Publishing Co. no. 01849. <br />
  28. 28. 28<br />Andrew J. Russell<br />
  29. 29. 29<br />Andrew J. Russell<br />Champagne Photo, Photograph by A.J. RussellPhoto Source: Courtesy of the Oakland MuseumIn the event that united a continent, East and West shake hands at the laying of the last railat Promontory, Utah, May 10, 1869.<br />
  30. 30. 30<br />
  31. 31. Carlton Watkins<br />Carlton Watkins, Yosemite, ca.1865 <br />
  32. 32. Yosemite Falls<br />
  33. 33. El Capitan<br />
  34. 34. Bridal Vale Falls, circa 1865-66<br />
  35. 35. VIEW LOOKING TOWARDS THE NEVADA AND MERCED FALLS, from Glacier Point.<br />
  36. 36. Washington Column, 2052 ft., Yosemitec. 1872<br />
  37. 37. The Three Brothers, 1865,<br />
  38. 38. 38<br />View of a mill in Port Ludlow, Washington Territory 1882<br />
  39. 39. 39<br />Residences and wine houses of Lake Vineyard, San Gabriel, Sierra Madre Mountainsca. 1874-1880 <br />
  40. 40. 40<br />View of mines at Marysville, Montanaca. 1885<br />
  41. 41. 41<br />Ansel Adams<br />Ansel AdamsMount Williamson - the Sierra Nevada,from Manzanar, California1945 <br />
  42. 42. 42<br />Ansel AdamsMoonrise, Hernandez, New Mexico1941 <br />
  43. 43. 43<br />
  44. 44. 44<br />Ansel AdamsClearing Winter Storm,Yosemite National Park1942 or earlier<br />
  45. 45. 45<br />Ansel AdamsMono Lake, California1948 <br />
  46. 46. 46<br />The New Western Landscape<br />Robert AdamsUntitled, Denver1970-74 <br />
  47. 47. 47<br />Robet AdamsOn Signal Hill, Overlooking Long Beach, California1983<br />
  48. 48. 48<br />Robert AdamsUntitled, Denver1970-74<br />
  49. 49. 49<br />Lewis Baltz:Tract Houses (1971)New Industrial Parks (1974)<br />
  50. 50. 50<br />Baltz, Lewis American (1945-) <br />TITLE ON OBJECT: Foundation Construction, Many Warehouses, 2891 Kelvin, Irvine SERIES TITLE: &quot;New Industrial Parks&quot;, 1974<br />
  51. 51. 51<br />Minimalism<br />Dan Flavin, the nominal three (to William of Ockham), 1963. Fluorescent light fixtures with daylight lamps, edition 2/3, height: 72 inches (183 cm); Overall dimensions variable. <br />Robert Ryman, Classico IV, 1968. Acrylic on twelve sheets of handmade Classico paper mounted on foamcore, overall: approximately 91 x 89 1/2 inches. <br />
  52. 52. 52<br />Minimalism/Don Judd<br />Untitled, 1969. Copper, ten units, 9 x 40 x 31 inches each, with 9-inch intervals; 170 x 40 x 31 inches overall. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Panza Collection.<br />
  53. 53. 53<br />Baltz, Lewis American (1945-) <br />TITLE ON OBJECT: West Wall, R-ohm Corporation, 16931 Milliken, Irvine SERIES TITLE: &quot;New Industrial Parks&quot;, 1974<br />
  54. 54. 54<br />Lewis BaltzPark City, interior no. 70, 1980Courtesy of Tina Luisotti Gallery<br />
  55. 55. 55<br />Baltz, Lewis American (1945-) <br />TITLE ON OBJECT: Tract House #23 PORTFOLIO TITLE: &quot;The Tract Houses&quot;, 1971<br />
  56. 56. 56<br />Barbara Bosworth<br />Black Bear Hunter, Peace River, Alberta1994gelatin silver print11/16 x 15 1/2 in. <br />
  57. 57. 57<br />John Ganis<br />Texas Water Slide1987chromogenic development print13 x 18 13/16 in. (33 x 47.8 cm)<br />
  58. 58. 58<br />Joe Deal<br />View, Magic Mountain, Valencia, California1977gelatin silver print1/8 x 11 3/8 in. (28.3 x 28.9 cm)<br />
  59. 59. 59<br />Karen Halverson<br />Lake Powell, near Page, Arizona1987chromogenic development print11 1/2 x 22 9/16 in. (29.2 x 57.3 cm)<br />
  60. 60. 60<br />Skeet McAuley<br />Ventana Canyon, Tucson, Mountain Course, Third Green, 1991chromogenic development print28 x 84 in. (71.1 x 213.4 cm)<br />

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