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Weegee - a book by Wallis, Brian


Murder Is My Business

Weegee( )
Author: Wallis, Brian
Contribution by: Meyer, Richard
Portnoy, Eddie
Squiers, Carol
Trachtenberg, Alan
Publication Date:Oct 2013
Publisher:Prestel Publishing
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $49.95
Book Description:

Drawn from the International Center of Photography's archives, this book highlights the incomparable style and fascinating career of Weegee, one of New York City's quintessential press photographers. For a decade between 1935 and 1946, Weegee made a name for himself snapping crime scenes, victims, and perpetrators. Armed with a Speed Graphic camera and a police-band radio, Weegee often beat the cops to the story, determined to sell his pictures to the sensation-hungry tabloids. His...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Photography / Individual Photographers / General
Photography / Photojournalism
Photography / Forensic
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):10.75 x 8.25 Inches
Author Biography
Wallis, Brian (Author)
Carol Squiers is a writer, editor and curator who lives in New York City. Currently senior editor of American Photo magazine and regular contributor to Artforum, She has written for a wide variety of publications, including The New York Times, Vogue, Vanity Fair, The Village Voice, Art in America, and Aperture. She is a contributor to a number of books, including Barbara Kruger: Thinking of You (1999), Sandy Skoglund: Reality Under Seige (1998), Police Pictures: The Photographs as Evidence (1997), and The Contest of Meaning (1990). She is the editor of The Critical Image: Essays on Contemporary Photography (1990) and Overexposed: Essays on Contemporary Photography (2000). Between 1980 and 1984 she was curator of photography at PS 1, The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, New York.


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