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Roberto Caccialanza

Stefano Lecchi, from Milan, Pupil of Daguerre: the Last Biography

lecchiAlthough books and several articles have been written about Stefano Lecchi and his photographic works during his period in Rome in 1849, the life of this important character has remained somewhat mysterious. As a result of long and extensive research at the international level, it is now possible – for the very first time – to draw up a biography of Stefano Lecchi, full of new, interesting – and often surprising – information.

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José Huguet Chanzá

Benito Monfort: La Lumière, Cosmos and the Casino of Biarritz

chanzaBenito Monfort (Valencia, Spain 1800 – Biarritz, France 1871) was the founder of the Société Héliographique (Heliographic Society), the journals La Lumière and Cosmos, and the Biarritz Casino.

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The FOTOGRAFIS Collection

The FOTOGRAFIS Collection (Vienna/Salzburg) is one of the most important collections of international and historical photography in Austria.
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Vilém Flusser and Anna Auer.
5th congress, June 22, 1980


Francis Ronalds

Beverly F. Ronalds: The Beginnings of Continuous Scientific Recording using Photography: Sir Francis Ronalds’ Contribution
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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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Allan Porter & CAMERA

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.


Caroline Fuchs: Not entirely

Gerhard Richter and the principle of detail
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This essay appeared in the catalogue Gerhard Richter – Ausschnitt: Werke aus der Sammlung Böckmann / Gerhard Richter – Detail. Paintings from the Böckmann Collection

pp. 79-85
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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