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Flash  The Making of Weegee the Famous
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Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
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ISBN 10 : 1627793070
Pages : 320 pages
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The first comprehensive biography of Weegee—photographer, “psychic,” ultimate New Yorker—from Christopher Bonanos, author of Instant: The Story of Polaroid. Arthur Fellig’s ability to arrive at a crime scene just as the cops did was so uncanny that he renamed himself “Weegee,” claiming that he functioned as a human Ouija board. Weegee documented better than any other photographer the crime, grit, and complex humanity of midcentury New York City. In Flash, we get a portrait not only of the man (both flawed and deeply talented, with generous appetites for publicity, women, and hot pastrami) but also of the fascinating time and place that he occupied. From self-taught immigrant kid to newshound to art-world darling to latter-day caricature—moving from the dangerous streets of New York City to the celebrity culture of Los Angeles and then to Europe for a quixotic late phase of experimental photography and filmmaking—Weegee lived a life just as worthy of documentation as the scenes he captured. With Flash, we have an unprecedented and ultimately moving view of the man now regarded as an innovator and a pioneer, an artist as well as a newsman, whose photographs are among most powerful images of urban existence ever made.

Flash  The Making of Weegee the Famous

The first comprehensive biography of Weegee—photographer, “psychic,” ultimate New Yorker—from Christopher Bonanos, author of Instant: The Story of Polaroid. Arthur Fellig’s ability to arrive at a crime scene just as the cops did was so uncanny that he renamed himself “Weegee,” claiming that he functioned as a

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Instant

"Instant photography at the push of a button!" During the 1960s and '70s, Polaroid was the coolest technology company on earth. Like Apple, it was an innovation machine that cranked out one must-have product after another. Led by its own visionary genius founder, Edwin Land, Polaroid grew from a 1937

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Weegee By Weegee

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Weegee s World

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Naked City

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Weegee s Naked City

The ultimate collection of Weegee's shocking tabloid photographs, from the ultimate tabloid city.

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Weegee s People

In 1946, a year after the runaway success of Naked City, Weegee published his affectionate but sharp appraisal of the citizens of New York.Weegees People presents a true cross-section of New Yorkers, from the photographers cherished street people to the rich dames who frequented the Metropolitan Opera. This facsimile is

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Weegee

Weegee not only captured the gritty underbelly of New York City in his explosive photographs, but he lived it as well. This long out-of-print autobiography, brought back with complete and unabridged text by Devault-Graves Digital Editions, was written toward the end of Weegee's life before he was the photographic legend

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Japan s Modern Divide

This title offers an illustrated overview of the evolution of two very different strains of modern Japanese photography. In the 1930s, Japanese photography evolved in two very directions: one toward a documentary style, the other favouring an experimental, or avant-garde, approach strongly influence by Western Surrealism. This book explores these

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Weegee s story

Download or read online Weegee s story written by Weegee, published by Unknown which was released on 1999. Get Weegee s story Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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Life of David Hockney

Named a Best Book of the Year by The Advocate “Catherine Cusset’s book caught a lot of me. I could recognize myself.” —David Hockney With clear, vivid prose, this meticulously researched novel draws an intimate, moving portrait of the most famous living English painter. Born in 1937 in a small

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Mike Dowson's photography is simply a case of capturing the moment - he distances himself from any kind of staging and stylisation. This lack of style has become a style in itself - the style of 'laissez faire.' His photographs of pretty girls appear fresh, unconsumed, spontaneous, tasteful and

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Stunning beauties as fresh as morning dew posing naked in the great outdoors. Here the long-awaited reprint of our out-of-print book -Fresh Natural Girls, - featuring young beauties in the pristine countryside. The book is now available again in a compact, less expensive and limited reprint edition. Photographer Martin Krake

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