"President Abraham Lincoln delivered his Gettysburg Address at the dedication. Examination of the image in 2007 by members of the Center for Civil War Photography indicates that Lincoln may be visible in the crowd when viewed through magnification." -- Library of Congress Prints & Photographs Division November 19, 1863. Show More Summary
Depression-era Oklahoma migrants, World War II combat and postwar Japan are subjects of a new photography exhibition at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. The museum at the University of Oklahoma opens On Assignment: the Photojournalism of Horace Bristol to the public Saturday, Nov. Show More Summary
In honor of Veterans Day, the Washington Post has created Portraits of War, a portfolio of some of the greatest war photography of the last 150 years. Among the ten featured photographers is Mathew Brady: Brady remains the single most famous photographer of the Civil War. His name came to overshadow those of other photographers, […]
Here's a preliminary charcoal drawing and finished image by Dean Cornwell for a war bond poster. At this stage of his career, Cornwell was not using photography for reference, and was doing his planning from models and studies, combined with his imagination. Show More Summary
WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath explores the experience of war and strikes a universal human chord with an unprecedented collection of photographs from around the world. Featuring approximately 400 objects,...Show More Summary
The anti-gay Alliance Defending Freedom today petitioned the US Supreme Court to hear the appeal of New Mexico's Elane Photography, the most-cited case in the boogeyman war against same-sex marriage despite the fact that New Mexico does not presently have legalized same-sex marriage. Show More Summary
An expansive new photography exhibit looks at war through images from the battlefield and beyond.
This week, art galleries are overrun with karaoke and jacuzzis, plus an exhibition of war photography and the grand reopening of the Queens Museum.
The death and destruction of the Civil War gave rise to “spirit photography,” a cottage industry where charlatans convinced grieving family members that their dead loved ones could be captured on camera. The scam art was pioneered by William H. Mumler, who was eventually exposed: Witnesses appearing at the highly-publicized hearing included prominent Spiritualists as […]
Capturing the intensity, horrors and similarities in war
"Death of a Loyalist Militiaman," Córdoba front, Spain, early September 1936. Robert Capa/International Center of Photography War photographer Robert Capa would be 100 years old Tuesday, and marking his birthday, the International Center...Show More Summary
The Kansas City-born photographer David Douglas Duncan, recognized internationally as one of the greatest photojournalists in the 20th century, has given The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art 161 photographs. Two of the photographs were taken during the Korean War; all the others were taken over a period of nearly two decades at the home of Pablo Picasso. Show More Summary
Many photographers play with the way infrared photography transforms mundane landscapes into cotton candy fantasy lands. The Richard Mosse-directed video installation The Enclave goes a step further, juxtaposing those landscapes against the lives of rebel groups in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Read more...
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“At the height of my career covering conflicts,” reflects American photojournalist David Leeson (b. 1957), “I truly believed, deeply and passionately, that there existed a series of photographs, or a single photograph, that could end war. I wanted to find that one photo.”
Dmitri Baltermants, 1912-1990 Attack -- Eastern Front WWII, 1941 Gelatin silver print, printed 1960 The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Gift of Michael Poulos in honor of Mary Kay Poulos, 1997" © Russian Photo Association, Razumberg Emil...Show More Summary
When we talked, every night by telephone, he often reminded me, "Hey, Mom, remember: I was a soldier, I am a soldier, I will always be a soldier. " And so he was.
Much to the surprise of celluloid junkies around the world, J.J. Abrams intends to shoot Star Wars: Episode VII on 35mm film. Although George Lucas embraced digital photography for his prequels, Abrams and cinematographer Dan Mindel are doing things a bit more old-school. Show More Summary
An old-fashioned man of the sort who prefers classical music to modern, Alec Baldwin continues to wage war against the invention of photography, a mechanical obscenity that has replaced the more refined elegance of portrait miniatures, much as the paparazzo has replaced famous people not constantly being harassed on the street. Show More Summary
Gilbert Taylor, a cinematographer who shot classic films including Dr. Strangelove, Frenzy, A Hard Day’s Night, and Star Wars, died at 99 on Friday. Taylor worked as director of photography on dozens of films over more than 45 years, working with directors including Roman Polanski, Stanley Kubrick, George Lucas, Richard Lester, and Richard Donner. Show More Summary