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…
Roy Stryker on FSA, SONJ, J & L….1
Edited transcript of a lengthy 1972 interview with Stryker conducted by Robert J. Doherty, F. Jack Hurley, Jay M. Kloner, and Carl G. Ryant.
The Pre-Hollywood Lubitsch….19
An excerpt from a master’s thesis on German director Ernst Lubitsch closely details feature and short films made by Lubitsch between 1919-1921.
The synoptic catalog is a selective survey of the photographic and allied resources of the International Museum of Photography at George Eastman House. William Klein to Dorothea Lange.
International Museum of Photography Traveling Exhibitions….33
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 : 18 Number : 4 Date : December, 1975
In This Issue…
On the status of photography in the art market.
Article discusses printmakers’ increasing utilization of photography in their work and the new aesthetic possibilities this working method offers.
Messrs. James Valentine and Sons, Dundee….6
Description of important commercial photography business founded in Scotland by James Valentine in 1880. Discusses the pictorial aspect of the firm’s work in relation to its time and place in history.
A Talk with Harold Lloyd (1893-1971)….9
Newhall’s recollection of Lloyd’s visit to the George Eastman House in 1965 to introduce a series of screenings of his films. During his visit Lloyd discussed his approach to filmmaking, citing specific films and incidents.
George Eastman House Winter Symposium: Transitions and Translations of Photographic Response….10
Speakers at the symposium included A. D. Coleman, Minor White, William Parker, and Robert Fichter.
Figure In Landscape….11
Overview of the Eastman House photography exhibition that examines aspects of the presence of people in the landscape over the past one hundred and twenty-five years.
Proverbial Photographic Philosophy by J. Thomson, F.R.G.S. ….12
Facsimile of an article published in The British Journal Photographic Almanac and Photographers Daily Companion in 1875.
Work In Progress….14
Announcement of Eaton S. Lothrop’s work on A Century of Cameras. Includes several examples of cameras to be included in the forthcoming book.
Synoptic Catalogue (continued)….17
The Synoptic Catalogue of the George Eastman House Collections is a brief survey of the prints and print makers that are pictorially or historically significant or both. Edouard-Denis Baldus to William Abraham Bell.
On the publication of portfolios by Lee Friedlander, Les Krims, and Ansel Adams.
Foreign Photographic Periodicals….19
Author : Coke, F. Van Deren , ed. Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the George Eastman House Volume : 14 Number : 2 Date : March, 1971