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Take a ride through the amazing world of music photography with the world’s best-known music photographers and others, including Gered Mankowitz, Jill Furmanovsky, Kevin Westenberg, Terry O’Neill, Neal Preston, Roger Sargent and Rankin.
Copyright Date: 2021
What defines an iconic image? This question provides the central theme for episode one as we are introduced to some of music photography’s greatest names.
Music magazines played a pivotal role in elevating music photography to iconic status. Hear the uncensored and often unheard stories behind these amazing photographs alongside the enduring appeal and importance of the printed page.
Where does music photography sit in the contemporary pop culture landscape? The seismic switch from analogue to digital is discussed alongside the rise and influence of social media. Does music photography still have a role to play?
The evolution of record sleeve photography from its early roots to the modern-day music genres is discussed by art directors, musicians and the music photographers responsible for some of the world’s most iconic album covers.
Live music photography has provided some of its most visually striking and era-defining imagery. Hear first-hand recollections and eye-opening stories from early trailblazers and those still devoted to capturing the magic of live music.
Examine the transition of music photography from a niche pastime to a highly collectable art form. Take a look at the relationship between art and commerce, and trace the journey from low-paid assignments up through gallery exhibitions.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art is forced to confront its historical record on inclusion, exclusion and diversity in art and staffing, following urgent demands for social justice across the country in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
Copyright Date: 2021
Watch as the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s 150th birthday is upended by COVID-19, forcing the institution to shut its doors for the first time in history, while facing financial losses and a battle to protect artistic treasures.
Experience the 150th birthday of the Metropolitan Museum of Art amid the COVID-19 pandemic and urgent demands for social justice, as the art institution makes history in ways no one could have predicted.
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