IN THIS EPISODE
Author, curator and photography historian Gail Buckland talks about her new book and exhibition Who Shot Sports: A Photographic History, 1843 to the Present. The show is on view now at the Brooklyn Museum through January 8th, 2017.
Paper negative photo of a court tennis player by David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, 1843, Scottish National Portrait Gallery
Krystal Wright’s image of a BASE jumper in Utah, 2010. Collection of Krystal Wright
Georges Demeny, chronophotograph of an exercise on the horizontal bar, 1906. ©INSEP
Eamonn McCabe (British, born 1948). Heysel Stadium Disaster, 1985. Gelatin silver photograph, 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm). Courtesy of the artist
Jules Beau. Major Taylor in the Collection Jules Beau, Photographie Sportive, 1906-1907. Aristotype on paper, 9 13/16 x 13 3/8 in. (25 x 34 cm). Bibliothèque Nationale de France
Arthur Thill (Luxembourgish, born 1950). Narrow Escape Fire Incident in Hockenheim, German F1 Grand Prix, July 31, 1994, printed 2016. Inkjet print, 7 1/2 x 11 1/2 in. (19.1 x 29.2cm). Courtesy of the artist/ATP Photo Agency