Disappearing Witness

Disappearing Witness

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A sweeping retrospective of American photography in the twentieth century features 125 works covering the field from the introduction of the 35-millimeter camera to the digital technology currently dominating the market. (Fine Arts)ences did not occur until the great popular magazines, particularly the picture magazines such as Life (founded in 1936) ... Fair (1914-36) or National Geographic (first published 1888), along with established fashion magazines like Vogue, were ... and the picture story, created by Martin Munkacsi, who would later perfect the form in his aquot;How America Livesaquot; stories for ... furthermore had a leveling effect, as they allowed viewers intimate access both to the famous and to ordinary citizens.

Title:Disappearing Witness
Author:Gretchen Garner
Publisher:JHU Press - 2003-07-30


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