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THIS SPORTING LIFE, 1878-1991. Ed. by Ellen Dugan. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, 1992. Distributed by University of Washington Press, Seattle. 128 pp. with 148 ills. (34 col.). 30 x 23 cm. LC 92-70754 ISBN 0939802732 In English.
Presents a diverse selection of some 150 photographs ranging from documentary images of sporting events to highly subjective portrayals of athletes and spectators, including works by Muybridge, Stieglitz, Moholy-Nagy, Bourke-White, Avedon, Parks, Winogrand, Koons and many other noted artists. Three introductory essays discuss German and Soviet sports photography of the 1920s and 30s; the connections between religion, sports and photography in turn-of-the-century America; and the skeptical social attitudes reflected in sports images of the 1980s.
Indexing: Western — United States — Several Periods — Photography
Plans: 02,03,25
Worldwide Number: 023532
Paperbound $29.95    

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