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The Best or Nothing [electronic resource (video)] / HTV West (Firm).

Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm) (Added Author). Films Media Group (Added Author). HTV West (Firm) (Added Author).

Summary:

The private collector of photography has emerged relatively recently. Photographs have become objects to be traded through auction rooms; as their value increases, so does their status as art. This program examines the passions of the private collector. Collections include: Michael Wilson, London; Howard Ricketts, London; The Gilman Paper Company, New York; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; and Gerard Levy, Paris.

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  • Physical Description: 1streaming video file (26 min.) :
  • Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], cuuuu

Content descriptions

General Note:
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 02, 2012.
Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction: The Best or Nothing (1:34) -- Photography Collections in the United States (1:50) -- Photos from Mammoth Plate Cameras (2:32) -- Preserving and Sharing the History of Photography (1:16) -- Images of the British Empire (2:13) -- The Photograph as Abolitionist Manifesto (2:18) -- The Magic of Photography (2:58) -- French Photographs (3:05) -- The Work of Photo Historians (2:53) -- The Tempo of the City: The Vanishing Instant (2:25) -- The Purpose of Collections (2:03) -- Credits: The Best or Nothing (0:42)
Summary, etc.:
The private collector of photography has emerged relatively recently. Photographs have become objects to be traded through auction rooms; as their value increases, so does their status as art. This program examines the passions of the private collector. Collections include: Michael Wilson, London; Howard Ricketts, London; The Gilman Paper Company, New York; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles; and Gerard Levy, Paris.
Target Audience Note:
9 & up.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of Description Note:
Title from distributor's description.
Subject: Photography > History
Photography, Artistic
Genre: Educational films.
Internet videos.
Videorecording.

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