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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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Inscription: Signed in ink below image, recto BL; stamped in ink on verso: "No. 24 [inscribed] // (c) KARSH, OTTAWA, 1980"
Philippe de Montebello; the artist
Statue depicted: Standing Buddha, Gupta period (ca. 319-500), 5th centuryUttar Pradesh, Mathura IndiaMottled red sandstonePurchase, Enid A. Haupt Gift, 19791979.6The Metropolitan Museum of Art
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