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Weegee by Weegee

Arthur Fellig

Weegee by Weegee

An Autobiography

by Arthur Fellig

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Da Capo Pr .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • General,
  • Weegee,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1899-1968,
  • Biography,
  • News photographers,
  • Weegee,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10325294M
    ISBN 100306707373
    ISBN 109780306707377

    His first book, Naked City, which helped established his fame and is still in print today, was published in Today Weegee is credited with ushering in the age of tabloid culture, while at the same time being revered for elevating the sordid side of human life to that of high art. A trove of “lost” New York City crime-scene photos, taken by legendary photographer Weegee, have been unearthed after 82 years. Seventy-three prints were stashed in a kitchen cupboard and Author: Christopher Bonanos.

    Weegee was first and always "a news photographer, and if we accept the definition of poetry as news that stays news, he was a poet with a camera" (Roth, ). Weegee by Weegee recalls the famed photographer s early years and features an account of Hollywood s adaptation of his book Naked City.   First edition, first printing of Weegee's first book. Arthur (Weegee) Fellig is one of the centuries most eccentric artists, famously he would appear at crime scenes before the police. He achieved this by the simple device of spending night after night in the tougher sections of New York listening to the radio traffic on a police radio he had.

    Coffee-table books of his work abound: “Unknown Weegee” (), produced for an exhibition at the International Center of Photography, is the least hefty and best arranged; “Weegee’s New Author: Thomas Mallon.   Weegee’s noir classic on the secret life of New York, now in a beautifully printed new edition. Weegee wandered the streets of s New York at night looking for lovers, corpses and criminals to shoot for tabloid readers who “had to have their daily blood bath and sex potion to go with their breakfast” (as Weegee put it with characteristic flair).Brand: Damiani/International Center of Photography.


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Weegee by Weegee by Arthur Fellig Download PDF EPUB FB2

In Weegee: The Autobiography the author candidly and without reserve tells readers about documenting the grisly street executions by Murder, Inc., tenements up in flames, child killers, lovers in the back rows of movie theaters, and the sexual misadventures of streetwalkers, pimps, and transsexuals, all in a voice that had seen it all and loved it all/5(10).

Weegee's First book, 'Naked City' (), was a runaway success and made him a celebrity who suddenly had assignments from Life and Vogue. He was among the first to fully realize the camera's unique power to capture split-second drama and exaggerated emotion/5(33).

Concerned more with the impact of his images than with the artistry, Weegee favored a tone of sarcasm and irony with a touch of compassion in his work.

This book presents more than 40 images spanning photojournalist Weegee's career, along with a chronology, exhibition history and selected bibliography/5(2).

Weegee's New York Postcard Book. by Weegee (Arthur Fellig) | Apr 1, out of 5 stars 8. Paperback $ $ 9. Get it as soon as Sat, Feb 1. FREE Shipping on orders over $25 shipped by Amazon. Only 13 left in stock (more on the way). More Buying Choices $ (13 used & new offers).

In Weegee: The Autobiography the author candidly and without reserve tells readers about documenting the grisly street executions by Murder, Inc., tenements up in flames, child killers, lovers in the back rows of movie theaters, and the sexual misadventures of streetwalkers, pimps, and transsexuals, all in a voice that had seen it all and loved it : The Devault-Graves Agency.

Weegee book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5. As a New Yorker that's seen and heard just about every classic New York Story, Christopher Bonanos's "FLASH: The Making of WEEGEE THE FAMOUS" is as fresh and charming a story as I've read in years.

It's actually amazing there hasn't already been a biography written about one of the most iconic and eccentric news photographers of the golden age of newspapers/5(28). Weegee: Serial Photographer by Wauter De Mannaert (English) Paperback Book Free See more like this Weegee's New York photographs through Therese Deprez production copy Pre-Owned.

In addition to selling photos to local and national publications, Weegee published them in several books, including Naked City (), Weegee's People () and Naked Hollywood ().

Weegee has 18 books on Goodreads with ratings. Weegee’s most popular book is Naked City. Weegee” pages There are many reason to love the book “Extra. Weegee” (Hirmer, ) this is one of them: Making connections between photos. The two photos above and “ And the human cop” were all made at the same place, after the same explosion Weegee, “Naked City,”pp.

“ and the human cop.” PM caption. *A New York Times and Library Journal Best Art Book ofa Newsday and Town & Country Best Book ofand a Star Tribune and Globe and Mail Best Holiday Gift Book* “Christopher Bonanos has finally supplied us with the biography Weegee deserves: sympathetic and comprehensive, a scrupulous account with just the right touch of irreverence.

The viewing public's image of Weegee is of the prototypical New York tabloid news photographer: tough, garrulous and on the scene, ready to cover two murders in one night. But the inventive Jewish immigrant Arthur Fellig (), who assumed the self-mocking nickname Weegee, was also one of the most original and creative photographers of /5.

Weegee not only captured the gritty underbelly of New York City in his explosive photographs, but he lived it as well. This long out-of-print autobiography, brought back with complete and unabridged text by Devault-Graves Digital Editions, was written toward the end of Weegee's life before he was the photographic legend he is : Arthur Fellig.

About this Item: Vintage Books/ A Division of Random House, Inc., New York, Trade Paperback. Condition: Very Good. Weegee/ICP/Liaison Agency (Cover Photo); Megan Wilson (Cover Design) (illustrator). 1st Vintage Books Edition/ 1st Printing. Solidly bound copy with minimal external wear, crisp pages and clean text.

- "Weegee was the pseudonym of Arthur Fellig ( – ), a photographer and photojournalist, known for his street photography.

Weegee worked in the Lower East Side of New York as a press photographer during the s and '40s, and he developed his signature style by following the city's emergency services and documenting their activity pins. Wauter Mannaert and Max de Radiguès have succeeded beautifully in capturing the contrasts in Weegee’s life in pictures: the eternal doubt over whether to choose his violin or his photography, the streets and neighbourhoods of New York that he loves but also wants to escape from, his photographs, which are printed in the popular press but should be on the walls of the glitterati.

Weegee was the great photographer of New York in the s, s and s, whose book Naked City helped to create the mythology of the city. Original photographic poster announcing the University of Arizona’s exhibit of Weegee’s “strong and true photographs.” Weegee, born Arthur Fellig, immigrated to the United States in and taught himself photography, becoming a tabloid-news photographer for the.

Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee, and his photography book, Naked City—with its lurid tabloid-style images of Manhattan crime, crowds, and boisterous nightlife—changed prevailing journalistic practices almost overnight.

In this volume, two art historians, Anthony W. Lee and Richard Meyer, bring markedly different outlooks on photography and modernism to their discussions.

Tellingly, one of the book’s most poignant moments comes after he dies, when the photographer Diane Arbus knocks on the door of Weegee’s Author: Sarah Boxer.The quote is noteworthy for questioning the role played by news photographers such as Weegee.

After all, as becomes apparent when looking at these photos, he is not a mere byst A quote by Walter Benjamin is used as an epigraph at the very beginning of Weegee's New York: Photographs - /5. The renowned Ukrainian photographer’s raucous take on New York was buzzy, alive and totally unexpected. As this book of images first released in shows, he saw the beauty of the city, even in its most debauched, disorderly moments.

If Cartier-Bresson devised the concept of the decisive moment; Weegee’s images exemplified these moments, time and time again.