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The Resource Robert Frank's The Americans : the art of documentary photography, Jonathan Day

Robert Frank's The Americans : the art of documentary photography, Jonathan Day

Label
Robert Frank's The Americans : the art of documentary photography
Title
Robert Frank's The Americans
Title remainder
the art of documentary photography
Statement of responsibility
Jonathan Day
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In the mid 50s, Swiss-born New Yorker Robert Frank embarked on a ten-thousand-mile road trip across post-war America, capturing thousands of photographs of all levels of a rapidly changing society. The resultant photo-book, The Americans, represents a seminal moment in both photography and in America's emerging understanding of itself. To mark the book's fiftieth anniversary, Jonathan Day revisits this pivotal work and contributes a thoughtful and revealing critical commentary. Though the importance of The Americans has been widely acknowledged, it still retains much of its mystery. This compr
Member of
Cataloging source
E7B
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Day, Jonathan
Dewey number
779.092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TR140.F828
LC item number
D39 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Frank, Robert
  • Documentary photography
  • Photographic criticism
  • United States
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Documentary photography
  • Manners and customs
  • Photographic criticism
  • United States
Label
Robert Frank's The Americans : the art of documentary photography, Jonathan Day
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword: Robert Frank; Introduction; Part One: America and The Americans; 1 Frank and the '50s; 2 Developing The Americans; 3 A Divided World: 'Art' and 'Documentary' Photography; 4 The Creation, Selection and Programming of The Americans' Images: All That Jazz; 5 Image and Text; Part Two: Themes in The Americans; 6 People of the Flag; 7 On the Road; 8 Losing My Religion: New Icons For a New Civilization; 9 The Americans' Response To The Family of Man Exhibition
  • 10 The Americans and the Promotional Images of the Standard Oil Company11 The Primacy of the Visual; Part Three: The Americans As a Photographic Sequence; 12 Tracing the Lines of His Hand; Conclusion; References; Photographs in The Americans; Index; Back Cover
Control code
732956196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 186 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781841504469
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b49e0a7f-008e-46be-95b7-6d7013bb2652
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)732956196
Label
Robert Frank's The Americans : the art of documentary photography, Jonathan Day
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Front Cover; Preliminary Pages; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword: Robert Frank; Introduction; Part One: America and The Americans; 1 Frank and the '50s; 2 Developing The Americans; 3 A Divided World: 'Art' and 'Documentary' Photography; 4 The Creation, Selection and Programming of The Americans' Images: All That Jazz; 5 Image and Text; Part Two: Themes in The Americans; 6 People of the Flag; 7 On the Road; 8 Losing My Religion: New Icons For a New Civilization; 9 The Americans' Response To The Family of Man Exhibition
  • 10 The Americans and the Promotional Images of the Standard Oil Company11 The Primacy of the Visual; Part Three: The Americans As a Photographic Sequence; 12 Tracing the Lines of His Hand; Conclusion; References; Photographs in The Americans; Index; Back Cover
Control code
732956196
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (ix, 186 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781841504469
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
b49e0a7f-008e-46be-95b7-6d7013bb2652
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)732956196

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