PICTURE STORIES - EDUCATIONAL CONTENT
- European picture magazines (Russia, Hungary, France)
- Stefan Lorant: his story as a filmmaker, magazine editor in Budapest, Munich, Berlin, memories of Hitler; conflict with Nazis, imprisonment
- Anti-fascist approach of Picture Post, support for Churchill
- European refugee photographers and agents: Kurt Hutton, Felix Man
- Gerti Deutsch & Kinderstransport children.
Approaches to documentary photography
- Construction of the picture story
- Impact of Leica camera
- Relationship between photographers and writers
- Kurt Hutton and documenting reality; “Unemployed” picture story
- Bill Brandt: relationship with realism
- Women photographers and technicians, portrayal of women (Grace Robertson, “Mother´s Day Off”)
- Portrayal of deprivation, working class life, the North
- Treatment of multicultural Britain and the Windrush generation.
Story of “Picture Post”
- Beginnings, popular success
- Editorial approach of Stefan Lorant
- Lorant leaves for US, Tom Hopkinson takes over
- “Picture Post” support for Beveridge reforms and a State Health Service
- Sacking of Tom Hopkinson over Korean prisoner photos
- Decline during 1950s, closure
- Influence of “Picture Post” photography on modern-day photographers.
PICTURE STORIES includes contributions from leading academics and experts including Prof. Amanda Hopkinson, Prof. Michael Berkowitz, Colin Jacobson, James Hyman and David Hurn. View contributors.