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Photographers

Eadweard Muybridge: Motion Studies.

Eadweard Muybridge was one of the most preeminent and innovative photographers of his day. This computer interactive software contains over 900 plates from his pioneering photographic studies of movement. Includes hypertext computer software which allows animation of images and navigation of textual and graphic database. 1990. 30 min.

Robert Mapplethorpe: An Overview. (CD-ROM/Mac)

The multimedia presentation provides a critical overview of Mapplethorpe's work, supplemented with video interviews of the artist and his contemporaries.

[Adams, Ansel] Ansel Adams, Photographer.

Presents a film portrait of noted American photographer Ansel Adams, focusing on his role as a teacher, conservationist, and artist. 1986. 60 min.

[Adams, Shelby Lee] The True Meaning of Pictures: Shelby Lee Adams' Appalachia

Shelby Lee Adams has been photographing the eastern Kentucky Appalachian mountain people for thirty years, and has been both praised and derided for his portraits of impoverished Appalachian families. Accused of perpetuating stereotypes and exploiting his subjects, this documentary explores the controversy as the director allows Adams, his critics and the subjects of his work to speak their minds. 2002. 71 min.

[Arbus, Diane] Going Where I've Never Been: The Photography of Diane Arbus (Masters of Photograpy)

Explores Diane Arbus' work and ideas through her own words and the reflections of her daughter and close friends. A unique photographer, Arbus pursued her documentation of people on the fringes of society, finding the astonishing in the commonplace. 30 min. 1997.

[Avedon, Richard] Richard Avedon: Darkness and Light.

Presents a biography of fashion and portraiture photographer, Richard Avedon. In 1946 a young Avedon startled postwar Paris with his fresh approach to fashion photography. Then, as now, his models are not statues, but alive with movement and vitality. Moving to Vogue, he continued to make fashion history; turning to portraiture, he became The New Yorker's first-ever staff photographer. 1995. 87 min.

[Burckhardt, Rudy] The Climate of New York. (Artists and Photographers; 3)

In 1935 Rudy Burckhardt came to New York from Switzerland with Edwin Denby who had been a dancer in post World War I Germany. Rudy began to photograph the city while Denby proceeded to write sonnets about the city, some of them to go with Burckhardt's photos. Here in this film, many years later the two come together as Denby reads his sonnets while Burchhardt's photos appear on the screen. Dist.: Checkerboard Foundation. c1980. 8 min.

[Callahan, Harry] Harry Callahan, Eleanor and Barbara. (Artists & Photographers Series)

Features Harry Callahan's photographs of his wife, Eleanor, and daughter, Barbara, taken over a period of approximately twenty-five years. Through the photographs, viewers are given an important insight into Callahan's creativity. c1983. 18 min.

[Cartier-Bresson, Henri]Henri Cartier-Bresson

Contents: Henri Cartier-Bresson: L'aventure moderne = Henry Cartier Bresson: the modern adventure / directed by Roger Kahane (1962, 29 min.) -- Contacts: Henri Cartier-Bresson / directed by Robert Delpire(1994, 15 min.) -- Flagrants delites / directed by Robert Delpire (1967, 22 min.) -- Une journee dans l'atelier d'Henri Cartier-Bresson = The world of Henri Cartier-Bresson (2005) -- Ecrire contre l'oubli: lettre a  Mamadou Ba = Lest we forget: Letter to Mamadou Ba / directed by Martine Franck (1991, 3 min.) Documentary film shorts examining the work and contributions of the French photogra

[Cartier-Bresson, Henri]Henri Cartier-Bresson (Henri Cartier-Bresson: point d'interrogation)

After a lifetime of taking pictures of others, in 1994 Henri Cartier-Bresson finally agreed to step from behind the lens to be filmed. This impressionistic program -- a landmark documentary about one of the 20th century's finest photographers -- brings viewers face-to-face with both the artist and the man. Many of Cartier-Bresson's most memorable photos and a number of powerful clips from films he directed are interspersed with both vintage and more recent footage of him in action.

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