Assignment: Exhibit Report, Field Trip to the International Center of PhotographyChoose one photograph from each of the exhibits. Take notes on the three images in the space below. Write clearly. Otherwise type the final copy.
Exhibit title: Living with the Dead by Eugene SmithTitle of the work: Marine Demolition Team Blastin gout a Cave on Hill 382, two JimaMedium: Gelatin SilverWrite a brief description, interpretation and evaluation of the image using the concepts that weÃÂve studied.
In this photograph, the high contrast and tonal image serves to its advantage of depicting an event that happened during World War II. It looks very harsh, but yet so warlike and real. The remarkable element of this photograph is the depth of the explosion. The dead trees in the foreground separate the viewer from the actual explosion but still allow us to experience it. The four soldiers are sitting there, not paying any attention to what is going on around them in the background,.
This photograph the displays the absolute power of explosions that sometimes humans ignore. This is closely related to the idea of violence and the devastation that can come as a result. Eugene Smith wanted to document an event that occurred during World War II, while showing how awesome and real power and violence are.
Exhibit title: America and the TintypeWhat is a tintype?A tintype was a low-cost alternative to the daguerreotype and the albumen print. It was very affordable and became the most popular photographic medium in the late nineteenth century.
ArtistÃÂs Name: George WilliscrottTitle of the work: Two BoxersWrite a brief description, interpretation and evaluation of the image using the concepts that weÃÂve studied.
This is an example of a stereotypical tintype. In this picture, the two men are vividly displaying their...