Tuesday, August 4, 2009

The Genius of Photography 6: Snap Judgements

Andreas Gursky, 99 cent, 1999.

In the final episode of the series, photography today: the art and business of making and selling pictures; Gregory Crewdson and the staged, manipulated photograph; the battle for Seydou Keita's archives; Li Zhenseng, Wang Qingsong and new Chinese photography; Paolo Ventura's war stories; Alex Soth; Jeff Wall; Philip Jones Griffiths versus Martin Parr at Magnum; Andreas Gursky, $3.3 million dollar man. At left is Edward Steichen's The Pond-Moonlight (1904), sold at auction for $2.9 million.

Epside Six, Part One

Episode Six, Part Two

Episode Six, Part Three

Download Episode 6 in high-definition from Rapidshare here:
Part 1
Part 2
Part 3
Part 4

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