Beyond Iconic

Beyond Iconic

Photographer Dennis Stock

DVD - 2011
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"Photographer Dennis Stock (1928-2010) is renowned for his classic images of Hollywood stars and jazz musicians such as James Dean, Audrey Hepburn, John Wayne, Louis Armstrong, and Miles Davis. 'Beyond Iconic' surveys Stock's work and reveals his artistic philosophy, giving a penetrating portrait of a man devoted to his craft. This engaging film brings viewers into Stock's workshop to examine photography as a social force as well as an art form. It presents hundreds of Stock's famous photographs, which include images from the golden ages of Hollywood and jazz as well as stills of the American social landscape, architecture, and nature. An early member of the world's most famous photographic agency, Stock was an artist of intellectual depth who had a talent for expressing strong opinions and colorful anecdotes. As a teacher, he encouraged his students to maintain their creative integrity."--Publisher description.
Publisher: New York, NY : Filmakers Library, an imprint of Alexander Street Press, [2011]
ISBN: 9786317100046
Branch Call Number: 770.92 St622 2011 DVD
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (75 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Additional Contributors: Sawka, Hanna Maria


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