USC-LACMA History of Photography Seminar, Book Talk: Nadya Bair, The Decisive Network

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 12:30pm to 2:00pm

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Nadya Bair, Assistant Professor of Art History, Hamilton College

Book Talk: The Decisive Network

Respondent: Abigail Solomon-Godeau, Professor Emerita in Art History, UC Santa Barbara

In The Decisive Network, Nadya Bair draws on extensive archival research to unravel the mythologies surrounding Magnum Photos. Bair reframes photojournalism as a collaborative profession while showing how Magnum made news images integral to visual culture in the two decades after World War II. Renowned critic and art historian Abigail Solomon-Godeau will join the conversation as a respondent.

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Co-sponsored by The Wallis Annenberg Photography Department, LACMA

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History, Visual Studies Research Institute (VSRI)
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