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Katsumi Watanabe was another photographer documenting Shinjuku. He was a street photographer and first published his portraits, both spontaneous and posed, of the neighborhood's sharply styled usual...
5. Katsumi Watanabe. <em>Shinjuku gunt&#333; denden</em>. Tokyo: Banseisha, 1982, p.114-115.
Suspended in midair, legs splayed, this pole vaulter must have been photographed in the split-second that he catapulted over the photographer's head. Rodchenko liked to use radical points of view,...
Activity: <em>Untitled</em> (Pole Vaulter)
A brief essay focusing on Roy DeCarava's Dancers, New York. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Dancers, New York</em> by Roy DeCarava
A brief essay focusing on Samuel J. Miller and his photograph of Frederic Douglass. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Frederick Douglass</em> by Samuel J. Miller
Gettysburg was the battle that marked the beginning of the end for the Confederacy during the Civil War, and this photograph printed by Alexander Gardner documents its casualties strewn across the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Gettysburg</em> by Timothy O'Sullivan
Excerpted from the teacher manual Telling Images: Stories in Art this chapter focuses on the artwork Heirs Come to Pass, 3 by Martina Lopez. Includes information about the artist,...
Joyce Niemanas' photograph juxtposing an image of Hulk Hogan with one of Marilyn Monroe results in a fabricated image that crosses time periods and merges genders. She challenges the viewer and...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>M &amp; H</em> by Joyce Niemanas
A brief essay focusing on Lorna Simpson's Outline. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Outline</em> by Lorna Simpson
As the frontier moved westward and industrialization began to change the character of the landscape, Americans increasingly turned to photographs as a means of celebrating technology as well as of...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Yosemite</em> by Carleton Watkins
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