In This Issue…
Steinbeck's 'String of Pictures' in The Grapes of Wrath….1
Article compares Steinbeck’s vivid prose to the aims of the f/64 group and suggests that several characters and scenes in The Grapes of Wrath may be based on F.S.A. photographs. Includes examples by Dorothea Lange, Ben Shahn, Arthur Rothstein, and Theodor Jung.
Dating Early Photographs by Card Mounts and Other External Evidence: Tentative Suggestions....11
Article discusses the author’s preliminary research on the dating of cartes-de-visite, cabinet cards, tintypes, and photographic postcards.
The Most Important Factor was the 'Spirit': Leni Riefenstahl During the Filming of
The Blue Light....16
Leni Riefenstahl directed her first film, The Blue Light, on a shoestring budget. She shot on location with a small enthusiastic crew who received little compensation during the making of the film. Cites Riefenstahl’s influences and the work habits and techniques that continued throughout her career.
European Collection Tour....29
Announcement of a George Eastman House sponsored group tour to visit major photographic collections in Europe.
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 : 17 Number : 1 Date : March, 1974
In This Issue…
Some Thoughts on 60's Continuum….1
Text describes selection process for the exhibition 60’s Continuum and includes brief comments on many of the twenty-nine featured photographers.
60's Continuum Participants….27
Discusses the importance of the new photographic work that references the history of the medium.
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. Chodzkiewiez to James Cremer.
List of photographers and filmmakers who received Guggenheim fellowships in 1972.
Author : Coke, F. Van Deren , ed. Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography and Motion Pictures of the INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM OF PHOTOGRAPHY at George Eastman House Volume : 15 Number : 1 Date : March, 1972
In This Issue…
Editorial . . . 27
On the immortality of filmmakers and actors through their films that are being preserved and screened by archives throughout the world.
Ansel Adams: Musician to Photographer
On coming to photography from another field.
by Minor White . . . 28
On the metamorphosis of a career musician to a career photographer, and how Adams’s background as a pianist informed his work as a photographer.
The Stereographs of Lincoln
A recent summation of the controversy on the subject.
by Fredrick S. Lightfoot . . . 36
Discussion of Lincoln’s cartes-de-visite issued as stereographs.
The Theft of the Mona Lisa
A Re-Review of a German film of 1931.
by James Card . . . 39
On the making and reception of this 1931 German motion picture. Card discusses the great potential of the film and the reasons that it failed.
Index to Motion Picture Study Collection . . . 43
Descriptions of significant material in this collection. Rip Van Winkle, L’Homme de Tête (Four Troublesome Heads), and The Burning Stable.
Index to George Eastman House Resources . . . 44
Daguerreotype equipment, continued
Descriptions of important material in the collection with illustrations of the most typical and outstanding items.
Book Reviews and Notices . . . 46
Photojournalism by Arthur Rothstein, Atget by Berenice Abbott
ATGET, a portfolio of 20 photographs printed by Berenice Abbott from Atget negatives in her collection. New York, 1956. $150.
PHOTOJOURNALISM, Pictures for Magazines and Newspapers, by Arthur Rothstein. New York American Photographic Book Publishing Co., 1956. 197 pages. Over 200 illustrations.
35mm PHOTOGRAPHY by Louis Stettner. New York, U. S. Camera Publishing Corp. 1956. 126pp, 64 illust. $2.50.
Author : White, Minor, ed. Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 6 Number : 2 Date : February, 1957
In This Issue…
Editorial. . . 171
Putting History to work
Discusses use of IMAGE as an educational tool.
Lyrical & Accurate
A new definition of the characteristics of pure photography
by Minor White. . . 172
Essay on the qualities of straight photography. White describes tangible and intangible characteristics that define pure photography.
The George K. Spoor Collection
Equipment and film recently given to the museum
by James Card. . .182
History of the Spoor Collection housed in the George Eastman House. Discusses the founding of the Essanay Studio in Chicago, Spoor’s relationship to Bell & Howell, and the birth and death of the Spoor-Berggren Natural Vision System which used 65mm film.
Index to George Eastman House Resources. . .186
Descriptions of important material in the collection with illustrations of the most typical and outstanding items. French Daguerreotypes continued.
Pictures from the Collection
Portrait of Alfred Stieglitz
by Heinrich Kuehn . . . 188
Book & Article Reviews
Form and Space in Japanese Architecture; The Story of Voightlander
FORM AND SPACE OF JAPANESE ARCHITECTURE by Norman F. Carver Jr., Tokyo, Shokokusha Publishing Co., 1955 American distributor, Wittenborn and Co. 200 pp. 158 illust. $12.00.
THE STORY OF VOIGTLANDER. Photography, London, August (1956), 58,59. (Unsigned)
CARLETON E. WATKINS, CALIFORNIA'S EXPEDITIONARY PHOTOGRAPHER, by Helen S. Giffen. Eye to Eye, No. 6 (Sept. 1954), pp. 26-32.
SEVENTEEN NATIONS CELEBRATE THE SCIENTIFIC JUBILEE OF L. P. CLERC PHOTO CINEMA MAGAZINE, No. 649 (Nov. 1955), CXCIX-CC.
BIBLIOGRAPHY ON HIGH-SPEED PHOTOGRAPHY, compiled by Elsie L. Garvin, Rochester, Eastman Kodak Co., 35 pp.
LEOPOLD GODOWSKY, JR., AND LEOPOLD MANNES, by Glenn M. Mathews. PSA Journal, XXI (October, 1955), p. 33-34.
Author : White, Minor, ed. Title : IMAGE: Journal of Photography of the George Eastman House Volume : 5 Number : 8 Date : October, 1956