Lecture/Seminar Notes-Documentary photography

Documentary Photography

Alfred Steiglitz, instrumental in helping photography to be a fine art amongst other disciplines.
-the steerage-shows the different classes

farm securities administration project
usa 1930s, dustbowl disaster
illustrated poverty
-walker evans
-dorothy lange

Robert capa-the mexican suitcase
death of a loyalist soldier-was actually the death, the negatives show it to be
mothers of naples lamenttheir sons 1943

Bill Brandt-more well known for being a fine art photographer but does documentary photography
-coal miner
-been proven some of his photos are set up
eg-servants- members of his family that he dressed up as servants but it got published as documentary photography

martin parr, new brighton 1986
-works for magnum
-its his photos that are outside the lecture theatre

jean guamy-19850 psychiatric hospital

sebastiao salgardo


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