Joel Meyerowitz

 By: Teddy Condie
Famous Images
Background
• Born in New York on June 3, 1938
• He went to college at Ohio University
• Then he worked at an advertising c...
His Work
• At the beginning of his career Meyerowitz traveled around Europe
  with 700 rolls of film.
    – There he pract...
His Work
• In 2001, he took
  pictures of ground zero
  after the 9/11 attacks
   – He was the only
     photographer give...
Influences
• He was greatly influenced by Robert Frank
  – a picture maker who Meyerowitz learned from
Awards
•   Guggenheim Foundation Grants (twice)
•   National Endowment For The Arts
•   National Endowment For The Humanit...
Professional Analysis
• The blue in all these pictures drawn your eyes
  through the image
• The underwater shots were ver...
Bibliography
• http://www.houkgallery.com/meyerowitz/meyerowitz4.ht
  ml
• J. Szarkowski: Looking at Photographs (New York...
Bibliography
• http://www.ba-
  reps.com/artists/190/3245/swimming-5-.jpg
• http://gregcookland.com/journal/2008_03_23_ar
...
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Meyerowitz/Condie

  1. 1. Joel Meyerowitz By: Teddy Condie
  2. 2. Famous Images
  3. 3. Background • Born in New York on June 3, 1938 • He went to college at Ohio University • Then he worked at an advertising company in New York. • He become interested in photography in 1963 – He was influenced by Robert Frank • He then taught color photography at Cooper Union and Princeton. • In 1980, Meyerowitz took many pictures of the Arch.
  4. 4. His Work • At the beginning of his career Meyerowitz traveled around Europe with 700 rolls of film. – There he practiced and perfected his talents • He takes a variety of different pictures – Some from out of a moving car – Others are a carefully imaged street corner • Known mostly as a street photographer
  5. 5. His Work • In 2001, he took pictures of ground zero after the 9/11 attacks – He was the only photographer given a pass to take pictures of ground zero right after the attacks • Many of these pictures made it into a Published by Phaidon Press called “Aftermath: World Trade Center Archive”
  6. 6. Influences • He was greatly influenced by Robert Frank – a picture maker who Meyerowitz learned from
  7. 7. Awards • Guggenheim Foundation Grants (twice) • National Endowment For The Arts • National Endowment For The Humanities • CAPS Grant
  8. 8. Professional Analysis • The blue in all these pictures drawn your eyes through the image • The underwater shots were very focused • He was able to capture the various bubble formations after each dive • During the shoot he studied water and why it acted as it did • Overall the critic says the collection is “sort of cool”
  9. 9. Bibliography • http://www.houkgallery.com/meyerowitz/meyerowitz4.ht ml • J. Szarkowski: Looking at Photographs (New York, 1973) • P. Turner, ed.: American Images: Photography, 1945–1980 (Harmondsworth and New York, 1985) • “Art in Review; Joel Meyerowitz -- 'Work From the Sixties‘” Grace Glueck. January 14, 2005. http://query.nytimes.com/gst/fullpage.html?res=9A04E2DB 1438F937A25752C0A9639C8B63 • http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/b/bb/Sta te_Department_Images_WTC_9-11_Iron_Workers.jpg • http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/shows/pop/etc/ joel.html
  10. 10. Bibliography • http://www.ba- reps.com/artists/190/3245/swimming-5-.jpg • http://gregcookland.com/journal/2008_03_23_ar chive.html • http://nymag.com/images/2/daily/entertainment /08/02/22_ac_lg.jpg • http://www.edelmangallery.com/archive11.htm • http://www.joelmeyerowitz.com/photoarchive/r esults.asp?W=4&F=0002&Step=82
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