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War is beautiful

David Shields

War is beautiful

the New York Times pictorial guide to the glamour of armed conflict*

by David Shields

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Photojournalism,
  • War photography,
  • Photography,
  • Quotations,
  • Afghan War, 2001-,
  • Iraq War, 2003-2011

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesNew York times.
    StatementDavid Shields ; afterword by Dave Hickey
    ContributionsHickey, Dave, 1940- writer of afterword
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTR820.6 .S55 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination111 pages
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27195914M
    ISBN 101576877590
    ISBN 109781576877593
    LC Control Number2015940384
    OCLC/WorldCa900594373

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David Shields' "War is Beautiful" is an evocative, coffee-table-worthy critique of an art form that seems increasingly irrelevant to how popular impressions and opinions are generated today/5.

Although rumors persisted over the years that Neugass had written a memoir, the manuscript of War Is Beautiful, a nuanced and deeply poetic chronicle of his service as an ambulance driver, did not come to light for sixty years, until a bookseller discovered it among papers in a New England house once occupied by the radical critic and editor Max Eastman.

The memoir combines fast-paced accounts of darting. His latest book, War is beautiful book is Beautiful: The New York Times Pictorial Guide to the Glamour of Armed Conflict, attempts to make sense of his ambiguous sentiments in the face of the combined violence and beauty that many of these images conveyed.

War Is Beautiful: The ‘New York Times’ Pictorial Guide to the Glamour of Armed Conflict. Shields forces the reader to weigh the consequences of our own passivity in the face of these images’ opiatic numbing. The photographs gathered in War Is Beautiful, often beautiful and always artful, are filters of reality rather than the documentary journalism they purport to be.

The photographs gathered in War Is Beautiful, often beautiful and always artful, are filters of reality rather than the documentary journalism they purport to be. * (in which the author explains why he no longer reads The New York Times) Bestselling author David Shields analyzed over a decade’s worth of front-page war photographs from The New.

In War Is Beautiful: The New York Times Pictorial Guide to the Glamour of Armed Conflict, David Shields claims the New York Times glamorizes warAuthor: Laurence Butet-Roch. About War is Beautiful – The New York Times Pictorial Guide to the Glamour of Armed Conflict.

Bestselling author David Shields analyzed over a decade’s worth of front-page war photographs from The New York Times and came to a shocking conclusion: the photo-editing process of the “paper of record,” by way of pretty, heroic, and lavishly aesthetic image selection, pulls the wool over the eyes of its.

It’s hard to deny, as you leaf through the photos in David Shields's War is Beautiful, that they do indeed very deliberately aestheticize their subjects, and hence anaesthetize the viewer; these are glamour pictures to be admired, rather than documentary. It’s partly the Times, partly war itself.

The book is after all called War Is Beautiful, and part of the book’s argument is multi-layered, that war is beautiful and adrenalizes the senses in ways that no other human activity does.

In a way, these pieces capture the irreducible glamour of war. Get this from a library. War is beautiful: the New York Times pictorial guide to the glamour of armed conflict*.

[David Shields; Dave Hickey] -- "Bestselling author David Shields analyzed over a decade's worth of front-page war photographs from The New York Times and came to a shocking conclusion: the photo-editing process of the 'paper of.

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Markus Zusak’s narrative The Book Thief and Roberto Benigni’s film Life is Beautiful use historical perspective to explore the impact of war. Zusak’s The Book Thief uses the narration of death to follow the life of a young girl in Author: Catherine Matters.

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