Alongside documentary photography, ‘Reportage’ is also difficult to define within this genre.
Reportage is defined as:
- “3a – a technique of documentary film or photo journalism that tells a story entirely through picture”. 3,580 more words
Helen Levitt (1913-2009) had her first solo exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, in 1943. Levitt’s photographs appeared in Edward Steichen’s landmark 1955 show The Family of Man and in more recent exhibitions of great importance, including MoMA’s Photography Until Now and the National Gallery of Art’s On the Art of Fixing a Shadow in Washington, D.C., both celebrating the invention of photography. 173 more words