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Smith, W. Eugene 1918-1978

Overview
Works: 244 works in 531 publications in 8 languages and 10,720 library holdings
Genres: Pictorial works  Exhibition catalogs  Biography  Portraits  History  Catalogs  Documentary television programs  Bibliography  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Photographs 
Roles: Photographer, Author, Illustrator, Artist, Other, Narrator, Author of introduction, Editor
Classifications: TR820.5, 770.924
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Minamata by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

27 editions published between 1975 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 1,178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The story of the poisoning of a city, and of the people who choose to carry the burden of courage"--Jacket subtitle
Let truth be the prejudice : W. Eugene Smith, his life and photographs by Ben Maddow( Book )

13 editions published between 1985 and 1998 in English and held by 937 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Let Truth Be The Prejudice documents the life and work of W. Eugene Smith, a man whose work expanded the range and depth of photography, bringing new aesthetic and moral power to the photo essay. Smith was born in 1918 in Wichita, Kansas, and raised according to traditional American values, believing in the nobility of America and the injustice of war. He began taking pictures with his mother's camera while still a boy and continued this practice throughout his schooling. In 1937 his burning ambition took him to New York City, where his rise as a professional photographer was meteoric."--Amazon
W. Eugene Smith and the photographic essay by Glenn Gardner Willumson( Book )

3 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 719 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. Eugene Smith and the Photographic Essay is an in-depth study of the work of one of the most important and gifted photojournalists of the postwar period in America. Glenn Willumson begins by examining the antecedents for the photo-essay, a genre that developed in unison with the halftone reproduction and the illustrated weekly periodical. He goes on to analyze closely four works that W. Eugene Smith produced for Life magazine, and for which he is best known: "Country
The jazz loft project : photographs and tapes of W. Eugene Smith from 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957-1965 by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Collects photographs from W. Eugene Smith that capture the jazz culture in New York City between 1957 and 1965, after the thirty-eight-year-old magazine photographer moved from Pittsburgh to Sixth Avenue in Harlem; along with written first-hand accounts and interviews
The concerned photographer 2 : the photographs of Marc Riboud, Dr. Roman Vishniac, Bruce Davidson, Gordon Parks, Ernst Haas, Hiroshi Hamaya, Donald McCullin, W. Eugene Smith by Cornell Capa( Book )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and Undetermined and held by 451 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dream street : W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh project by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

13 editions published between 2001 and 2003 in English and held by 379 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. Eugene Smith papers by University of Arizona( Book )

1 edition published in 1983 in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. Eugene Smith by Sam Stephenson( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in 3 languages and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Etudie l'oeuvre de l'artiste à travers 55 de ses photographies brièvement commentées
W. Eugene Smith by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

16 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in 4 languages and held by 41 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Japan -- a chapter of image : a photographic essay by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

1 edition published in 1963 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. Eugene Smith, His Photographs and Notes by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

9 editions published between 1969 and 1993 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Special Museum of Modern Art edition
Photograph 1 : a photographic competition for amateur and professional photographers by Cincinnati Art Club( Book )

1 edition published in 1972 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minamata : life--sacred and profane by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

3 editions published in 1973 in English and Japanese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Minamata is a city in southern Japan severely affected by mercury poisoning from industrial pollution
Objective camera, subjective truth( Visual )

3 editions published between 1999 and 2007 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American "Life Magazine" photographer W. Eugene Smith and his Japanese-American wife, Aileen, talk with photo magazine editor James Hughes and writer William Pierce. They discuss and show some of the famous pictures Smith took concerning the scandal in Manamata, Japan. Fish poisoning caused by chemical dumping by the Chisso Factory caused mysterious diseases, birth deformities, and serious physiological defects in large numbers of villagers who lived by the sea and ate the fish. Chisso and the Japanese government tried to deny the facts and stop an investigation. The Smiths persevered and brought the facts to world-wide notice. After many difficulties the victims were compensated
W. Eugene Smith by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1985 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Between birth and death: an affirmation of life( Visual )

3 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Photographer W. Eugene Smith uses photographs of war, Spain, and healers to express his views on life, man, and the world in which he lives
William Eugene Smith, Pittsburgh, 1955-1958 : l'impossible labyrinthe by Gilles Mora( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in French and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Publié à l'occasion de l'exposition présentée du 9 mars au 3 juin 2012 au Pavillon populaire de Montpellier.0En 1955, au sommet de sa carrière mais désireux de retrouver sa liberté, W. Eugene Smith claque la porte du magazine Life, au sein duquel il a établi sa réputation mondiale de photojournaliste.0La même année, il accepte une commande destinée à illustrer un livre commémoratif sur la ville de Pittsburgh, en Pennsylvanie, qui le conduira à produire plus de 17000 images.0Sont rassemblées ici 160 images de ce travail unique dans l'histoire de la photographie. Réunissant, à partir des archives déposées au Center for Creative Photography de Tucson (Arizona), les tirages originaux, l'exposition dont le présent catalogue rend compte présente un unique témoignage de l'un des plus importants photographes mondiaux du XXe siècle.0
Realer als die Realität by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2011 in German and Italian and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

W. Eugene Smith by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

8 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Catalan and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"W. Eugene Smith is the master of the photographic essay; he created essays which include some of the most dramatic and affecting single images of the twentieth century. Fiercely energetic, he made countless photographs memorable for their formal brilliance and for their compassion. This volume of Aperture's Masters of Photography series presents more than seventy of Smith's greatest photographs, selected from work created over the course of forty-five years." "In his introductory essay, Jim Hughes, Smith's biographer, provides an overview of Smith's life and insight into his work."--BOOK JACKET
W. Eugene Smith : il senso dell'ombra by W. Eugene Smith( Book )

3 editions published in 1999 in Italian and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Let truth be the prejudice : W. Eugene Smith, his life and photographs
Alternative Names
Eugene Smith

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W. Eugene Smith

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William Eugene Smith

William Eugene Smith fotografo statunitense

William Eugene Smith photographe américain

Смит, Уильям Юджин

סמית, וו. יוג׳ין

یوجین اسمیت عکاس آمریکایی

വില്യം യൂജിൻ സ്മിത്ത്

유진 스미스

スミス, W. ユージン

スミス, ユージン

ユージン・スミス

尤金·史密斯

Languages
English (180)

French (25)

Italian (12)

Spanish (11)

German (7)

Catalan (7)

Japanese (3)

Korean (1)

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The jazz loft project : photographs and tapes of W. Eugene Smith from 821 Sixth Avenue, 1957-1965Dream street : W. Eugene Smith's Pittsburgh projectW. Eugene SmithW. Eugene Smith, His Photographs and NotesW. Eugene SmithW. Eugene SmithW. Eugene Smith : photographs 1934-1975