American Horizons: The Photographs of Art Sinsabaugh

American Horizons: The Photographs of Art Sinsabaugh

Director: Susanne Schwibbs

Cast: Susanne Schwibbs, Lauren Rober

     
 

Trained at Chicago's Institute of Design, photographer Art Sinsabaugh became a sensation in the 1960s thanks to a series of groundbreaking panoramic landscapes. His subject was the Midwest, and his photographs weren't only compelling for their form, but their subject matter as well. Sinsabaugh captured images of the spaces that people inhabited, images that portrayed… See more details below

Overview

Trained at Chicago's Institute of Design, photographer Art Sinsabaugh became a sensation in the 1960s thanks to a series of groundbreaking panoramic landscapes. His subject was the Midwest, and his photographs weren't only compelling for their form, but their subject matter as well. Sinsabaugh captured images of the spaces that people inhabited, images that portrayed an ever-changing landscape. In the film, the viewer is given a comprehensive overview of Sinsabaugh's remarkable career, from his early images of prairies to his breathtaking final works.

Product Details

Release Date:
10/28/2008
UPC:
0841887009737
Original Release:
2007
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[B&W, Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
0:30:00
Sales rank:
92,381

Special Features

Closed Caption; A conversation between photograoher Ralph Gibson and Art Sinsabaugh

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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- American Horizons: The Photographs of Art Sinsabaugh
1. Introduction [1:42]
2. Childhood [3:02]
3. The Institute of Design [2:41]
4. A Personal Vision [4:23]
5. The Midwest Landscapes [3:28]
6. The Chicago Landscapes [3:31]
7. The American Landscapes [2:37]
8. The Portrait Group [2:03]
9. Conclusion [2:57]
1. What Led to "Panoramic" Approach [6:33]
2. Seeing the Midwest [9:42]
3. Camera, Tripod, Printing [2:05]
4. Photographic Composition [8:15]
5. Seeing Chicago [4:15]
6. Perspective and Exposure [4:29]
7. No Preconceptions [3:27]
8. The American Landscapes [3:29]
9. A Changing Landscape [5:13]
10. Not Interested in Theories [3:35]
11. A Nice Utilitarian Use [2:03]

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