Beverly F. Ronalds: The Beginnings of Continuous Scientific Recording using Photography: Sir Francis Ronalds’ Contribution
Left: The photo-electrograph – Ronalds’ first photorecording machine at Kiew observatory
Right: Thomas Malone, Photograph of Francis Ronalds, 1850 © Royal Society
Francis Ronalds invented a “movie camera” in 1845 and collaborated with leading practitioners in enhancing the quality and flexibility of photography. His early photographic curves survive, as do examples of his machines. The cameras were used in observatories around the world for over a century.
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A special documentary on the legendary photo journal CAMERA and its last editor-in-chief ALLAN PORTER who took the magazine to new heights.
This developed into his “museum without walls” and became Europe’s first exhibition platform for artistic photography after 1945.
Gerhard Richter and the principle of detail
This essay appeared in the catalogue Gerhard Richter – Ausschnitt: Werke aus der Sammlung Böckmann / Gerhard Richter – Detail. Paintings from the Böckmann Collection
Eva Kraus, Thomas Heyden (eds.), published by Verlag für moderne Kunst, Nuremberg 2014 at the Neues Museum – Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nuremberg, (14 November 2014 – 2 February 2015)
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Anna Auer: Die vergessenen Briefe und Schriften.
[The Forgotten Letters and Manuscripts.]
Niépce, Daguerre,Talbot, Vienna 1997
Book out of print!
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Anna Auer „The Forgotten Letters“ from 1997 is a compilation of 14 letters and 8 original manuscripts with an especially precious document: one page of the 17 pages draft of Joseph Gay-Lussac‘s speech in favor of photography, dated 30 July 1839.
Materiality/Immateriality in Photography
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