In This Issue…
An Art Historical View of Paul Strand....1
Author critically examines Strand’s monographs and his recurrent use of pictorial themes as symbols for the evolving relationship between man and nature.
"The Thing Itself is Such a Secret and So Unapproachable"....12
Evans answers questions concerning photography and the creative process posed by an unnamed student interviewer; article reprinted from the February 1974 issue of Yale Alumni Magazine.
"Anything Can Happen—and Generally Did"....19
Buster Keaton gives a detailed account of his silent film career during a talk with an unnamed interviewer in Los Angeles in 1958.
List of participants and topics for an upcoming symposium sponsored by the George Eastman House entitled "The Art History of Photography: Recent Investigations."
The synoptic catalog is a selective survey of the photographic and allied resources of the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House. David Octavius Hill to Robert Howlett.
Author : Pratt, George C., Director of Publications Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY at George Eastman House Volume : 17 Number : 4 Date : December, 1974
In This Issue…
1….Paul Strand: Modernist Outlook/Significant Vision by Naomi Rosenblum
On the one-hundred year anniversary of Strand’s birth, Rosenblum discusses the clarity and consistency of Strand’s vision.
13….Darkroom Vs. Greenroom: Victorian Art Photography and Popular Theatrical Entertainment by Malcolm R. Daniel
On photographers who used combination printing and other techniques to create images whose allegorical power approached that of paintings. Though widely enjoyed the moral probity of these entertainments were constantly questioned.
21….Daguerreotype Portraits By William E. Kilburn by David A. Wooters
Unidentified daguerreotypes in the George Eastman House collections are attributed to Kilburn by comparing them to corresponding wood engravings appearing in the Illustrated London News.
Author : Enyeart, James L., Editor Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 33 Number : 1–2 Date : Fall, 1990
In This Issue…
Nancy Newhall (1908-1974)….1
Short summary of the highlights of the late Nancy Newhall’s career as a writer, scholar, curator, and photographer. Includes a bibliography of her writings.
Extensive review of the writings and images of critic and photographer Fuguet, long time Stieglitz associate, writer and editor for both Camera Notes and Camera Work, and founding member of the Photo-Secession. Includes a bibliography of his writings.
Trial Balloons: The Chamber Mystery….18
Analysis of the use of unusual caption balloons to present dialogue in the silent film The Chamber Mystery. Author compares the technical and aesthetic problems these dialogue balloons created with similar problems faced by early sound films.
The Blonde Telegrapher: Blanche Sweet….21
Biographical information on Blanche Sweet who, like most early film actors, began her career on stage. She worked for the Biograph Company and starred in D.W. Griffith’s seminal film The Lonedale Operator.
A Selected List of Current Film Periodicals in English….26
The synoptic catalog is a selective survey of the photographic and allied resources of the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House. Huard to Keely.
International Museum of Photography Traveling Exhibitions….33
Author : Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY at George Eastman House Volume : 18 Number : 1 Date : March, 1975
In This Issue…
COVER PHOTOGRAPH, ANSEL ADAMS: MONO LAKE, CALIFORNIA. 1947
On the occasion of the tenth anniversary of the George Eastman House, Newhall recounts the ways in which the museum has fulfilled the purposes set forth in the original charter.
TENTH ANNIVERSARY EXHIBITION…5
Call for submissions for an exhibition of contemporary photography to be held at the George Eastman House in honor of its tenth anniversary.
SOME DEFINITIONS BY ANSEL ADAMS…6
Adams attempts to define the art and science of photography.
AN ANNOUNCEMENT BY DAGUERRE…32
Reproduction and translation of a broadside written by Daguerre announcing the daguerreotype.
OUTSTANDING MOTION PICTURE ACQUISITIONS OF THE YEAR…37
In 1958 three hundred thirty-three titles were added to the George Eastman House film collection. Here is a list of some of the notable additions, including twelve Edison kinetoscope films.
U. S. CAMERA 1959. Edited by Tom Maloney. U. S. Camera, New York, 1958. 305 pages. 292 illustrations. $8.95. Clothbound.
THE GERMAN PHOTOGRAPHIC ANNUAL 1959. Edited by Dr. Wolf Strache. Das Deutsche Lichtbild & American Photographic Book Publishing Co., New York, 1958. 85 pages of text. 126 pages of plates. $7.95. Clothbound.
1959 PHOTOGRAPHY ANNUAL. Edited by Bruce Downs and the editors of Popular Photography. Ziff-Davis, New York, 1958. 242 pages. 287 illustrations. $1.25. Paperbound.
PHOTOGRAPHY YEARBOOK 1959. Edited by Norman Hall and Basil Burton. Photography Magazine (Great Britain) Ltd. 1958. 236 pages. 224 illustrations. 30 shillings. Clothbound.
INTERNATIONAL PHOTOS. Edited by Joachim Giebelhausen. Verlag Grossbild-Technik 1958. 201 pages. 100 plates. $8.10. Clothbound.
PRAMIIERTE FOTOS. Edited by Helmut Grunwald. Fotokinoverlag Halle, East Germany, 1958. 108 pages. 81 illustrations. DM 7.80. Paperbound.
PICTURES OF INTERNATIONAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SALON OF JAPAN, 1958. Edited by Asahi Shimbun-sha. Asahi Shimbun Publishing Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan, 1958. 178 pages. 172 illustrations. Clothbound.
THE PICTURE HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY, from the Earliest Beginnings to the Present Day by Peter Pollack. New York, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., 1958. 624 pp., 655 illustrations, 30 in color. $17.50.
THE WORLD IS YOUNG by Wayne Miller, New York: The Ridge Press; distributed by Pocket Books and Simon & Schuster; 192 pages, 289 photographs; $1.50 (soft cover) and $10.00 (hard cover).
AGEE ON FILM. Reviews and Comments by James Agee. McDowell Obolensky, New York, 1958. 432 pages. $6.00.
PROGRESS IN PHOTOGRAPHY 1955-1958, VOLUME THREE OF AN INTERNATIONAL RECORD, Edited by D. A. Spencer.
THE FOCAL PRESS, LONDON and New York 1958. 169 pages. 21 illustrations. 50 Shillings.
NEWS AND NOTES…55
Harmant, Pierre G., ""On recherche toujours Vinconnu de 1825 ..."", Kodeco, X, No. 7 (Oct. 1958), 18 - 20.
Infinity. VII, No. 10 (Dec. 1958).
Author : Newhall, Beaumont, ed. Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 8 Number : 1 Date : March, 1959