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The symposium "Truth, Lies, and Photographs" was presented in conjunction with the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography before Photoshop, on view October 11, 2012, through January 27, 2013. In this talk, Miles D. Orvell, Professor of English and American Studies, Temple University, discusses parallels between H. P. Robinson, a pictorial photographer, and W. Eugene Smith, a social documentary photographer. Both photographers, despite working in different genres of photography, manipulated the images while photographing them, sometimes asking participants to pose or repeat activities over and over again.
Part Three of Seven
Recorded November 2, 2012
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This program is made possible by Joyce Frank Menschel.
James Nares: Street
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El Buen Retiro, Tacubaya
Eroded Rock, Point Lobos
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Inscription: Inscribed in pencil on the mount, recto below BRC of print: "Edward Weston// Carmel"; BRC: "3"
Xenia Kashevaroff Cage
Xenia Kashevaroff was the daughter of a Russian Orthodox priest in Alaska. She later married John Cage. Mrs. Cage remembered this sittign as occuring in 1930. Conger has dated group as 1931.
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