Saturday, August 1, 2009
The Genius of Photography 4: Paper Movies
Weegee the Famous, Their First Murder.
Episode 4 continues with a lively look at the golden age of street photography from the 1950s and beyond, the age of the photographic roadtrip. In this episode: the seminal work of Robert Frank in The Americans, William Klein's New York boogie-woogie, the unblinking reportage of Weegee the Famous, Joel Meyerowitz stalking Fifth Avenue with his Leica, the enduring wit of Garry Winogrand, British photographer Tony Ray Jones' everyday people on the beach, Edward Ruscha's gas stations, Martin Parr in Memphis, William Eggleston and the ascendance of color photography, Stephen Shore, Joel Sternfeld.
Episode Four, Part One
Episode Four, Part Two
Episode 4, Part 3
Download Episode 4 in high-definition from Rapidshare here (you need to download all four files and join them using WinRAR):