History of Photo Notes March 18

History of Photo Notes March 18 - don’t understand...

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March 18, 2008 History of Photography Germany and the Soviet Union in the 1920’s -Modernism; understand relationships between form and meaning -Bringing in new forms of technology and industrialization into artwork -Bauhaus School: the new vision of art/photography -interested in the phenomenon of light and its action on materials and how that forms meaning -Artists of Bauhaus were very interested in technology and the possibilities of media/universal meaning/abstraction -Bauhaus School founded in Weimar, Germany in 1919 by Walter Gropius -Bauhaus School wanted to bring all artists under one roof -Laszlo Moholy-nagy; came to Bauhaus in 1923; interested in immediacy of perception through photography -photogram was claimed to be invented by a number of people (creating an image through projecting image on light-sensitive paper) -Colour Sonatina in Three Parts by Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack (name not important)… I
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Unformatted text preview: don’t understand this… sound light and form moving and changing in a single composition. -Lyca Camera (1925) started to produce hand held 35mm roll film camera -Bauhaus Students did much playing around, but it was to play into a democratic utopian idea that there was a universal language among people. -Bauhaus Students were into photographing intimate human emotions, interactions, and playfulness-Bertov; Man With a Camera short film; many political undertones and many visual technology advances shown -Radchenko; multi-talented artist who had several trades. Frequently photographed other avant-garde artists of the day -Futurists believed in representing poetic language in all mediums -Soviet photographers were progressive, radical and into modern photographs and art-Soviets had a unified goal of reaching som (particular political ideology that is narrated through art in Soviet Union)...
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