Flash The Making of Weegee the Famous

Written By Christopher Bonanos
Flash  The Making of Weegee the Famous
  • Publsiher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release : 05 June 2018
  • ISBN : 1627793070
  • Pages : 320 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 5 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Flash The Making of Weegee the Famous written by Christopher Bonanos which was release on 05 June 2018, this book published by Henry Holt and Company. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: 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

Flash  The Making of Weegee the Famous
  • Author : Christopher Bonanos
  • Publisher : Henry Holt and Company
  • Release Date : 2018-06-05
  • Total pages : 320
  • ISBN : 1627793070
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Summary : 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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  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Damiani Limited
  • Release Date : 2020-02-18
  • Total pages : 292
  • ISBN : 1627793070
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Summary : Damiani takes great pleasure in re-publishing this classic photo book from 1945 in a beautifully printed new edition which includes unpublished images and two new esseys by Christopher Bonanos and Christopher George. For his first collection, Naked City, Weegee cruised the streets of 1940s New York in the wee hours in ...

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  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1969
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  • Publisher : University of Alabama Press
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  • Release Date : 1978
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  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2015-10-02
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