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The genius of photography

The genius of photography 2009

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Documentary series on the history of photography, from portraits to photojournalism, from art to advertising. In the decades following WW1, photography was the central medium of the age. Precise, objective, rational and apparently machine-like, it was used to promote the radical utopia of the Soviet Union and to bring order to the chaos of the Weimar Germany. But others such as Rodchenko, Sander and Man ray used it to explore the irrational and unreal.

Item Type: Off-air recording
Title: The genius of photography
Transmission date: 28 February 2009
Channel: BBC2
Running time: 60 minutes
Depositing User: Institutional Repository
Date Deposited: 05 Sep 2012 09:57
Last Modified: 01 Dec 2013 20:41
Additional Information: This recording is to be used only for educational and non-commercial purposes under the terms of the ERA Licence.

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