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Michael Berkowitz (University College London), “Jews and Studio Photography in Britain and Beyond: Between Intimacy and Commercialism” (with Q&A session moderated by Lisa Silverman, UWM)
Date(s) & Time(s)::
October 11, 2012 at 7:30 PM
Location: Congregation Beth Israel, Glendale
This presentation explores the role of Jews in studio photography in Britain, with a glance at the U.S. In Britain, Jews pioneered commercial practices and new technology.Return to event list.
One figure to be discussed, H. W. Barnett, boosted his fortunes in London with well-publicized excursions to St Louis and Milwaukee, making use of a network of Jews in photography—resulting in new ideas and approaches to the craft going back to the Old World. UWM’s Lisa Silverman will moderate a talkback session.