Midterm Review

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American Photographs: Midterm Review Comparison: Clarence White, Ring Toss 1898 and Margaret Bourke-White Pails 1930 White, Ring Toss o Formalisitic approach, aesthetic o Fertility/giving birth o Reproducibility o Context: Late Victorian Era Purity, chastity, conservative, morality Slow pace of life Bourke, Pails o Consumer o Mass production o Repetition o Industry o Materialistic, modern medium o Contrast to purity in Ring Toss Glorification of industry Glistening, new, repetition Power reversal Men lost/marginalized in the industry vs. the individualism of the girls Anne Brigman, The Breeze, 1915 vs. Lewis Hine, Icarus 1930 Brigman, The Breeze Solitary figure, darkness o Represents independence o Mystery of the figure o Gender roles Gum Bichromate development process
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o Brigman is a part of the photograph because she chooses how exactly to portray
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