Who Shot Sports

Premiere DateSep 13, 2016
00:00 BTR Today
00:55 Who Shot Sports
01:51 Expanding the Canon
04:55 Early Sports Photos
07:39 Sports and Fashion
11:25 Women in Sports Photography
14:40 Sports and Culture
19:09 Not a Sports Fan
22:19 Rock and Roll Sports
24:42 Technology
28:01 Finish

This Week:

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

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 (French, 1864–1932). 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

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

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

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