Photography at Bay: Interviews, Essays, and Reviews


The development of photography in the San Francisco Bay area in recent years through artist interviews.
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The development of photography in the San Francisco Bay area in recent years through artist interviews.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780826314123
  • Publisher: University of New Mexico Press
  • Publication date: 8/1/1993
  • Pages: 383

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Technology of Modern Wonder 1
History and Historical Constructions
An Interview with Naomi Rosenblum 11
An Interview with Weston J. Naef 25
From Magic Lantern to Modern Form: Some Historical Notes on a Maverick Medium 47
Sitter's Dream: Early Photographic Portraits 58
The Insistent Object 67
Photography Until Now 73
An Interview with Van Deren Coke 81
An Interview with Aaron Siskind 100
Vilem Kriz 118
Joel-Peter Witkin and L'Amour Fou 123
Lee Friedlander: Shiloh 133
Notations as Fact
An Interview with Sandra Phillips 139
An Interview with Sebastiao Salgado 151
Eli Reed 166
The Turbulent Sixties in the Bay Area: Photography of Dissent Richard Gordon: American Politics, 1980-1984 Lionel Delevingne: Glory Glory 172
Catherine Wagner: The American Classroom 177
The World of Agustin Victor Casasola 181
Daredevils and Falling Horses: Notes on Spectacular Photographs: Unfamiliar Faces, Facts, and Feats 187
The Poetic Imagination
An Interview with Henry Holmes Smith 195
An Interview with Meridel Rubenstein 213
Primitive Images 227
Minor White Retrospective 231
Helen Levitt 237
Aspects of the Psyche
An Interview with Anne Noggle 245
An Interview with Diana C. du Pont 260
Interiors: Color Photographs by Lorie Novak, 1978-85 270
Pierre Moliniere, Sixteen Erotic Photographs, 1967-76 276
Florence Henri 281
Culture and Cultural Constructs
An Interview with Thomas F. Barrow 289
An Interview with Mark Alice Durant 307
An Interview with Betty Hahn 318
Robert Fichter: Photography and Other Questions 336
Fotografie aus Berlin 341
Sharon Boysel: Photographic Environments 347
The Painted Photograph and Three Color Photographers 351
Playing It Again: Strategies of Appropriation 356
Nature and Culture: Conflict and Reconciliation in Recent Photography 362
Beyond Belief 367
Afterword: Northern Calfornia: An Occasional Account of Its Photogenic Character 373
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