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F16 Berkley - ENGLISH 125 - Writing and Academic Inquiry

Writing about Photography

This photograph depicts a scene at a crowded political demonstration in a city. The crowd is waving flags and signs, and a reporter is extending a microphone to a yelling man wearing a construction hardhat.
Garry Winogrand
New York City
gelatin silver print on paper
9 1/16 in x 13 7/16 in (23.02 cm x 34.13 cm)
Gift of Stanley T. Lesser, A.B. 1951, J.D. 1953
Man leans over to kiss the forehead of a young girl standing on a surfboard on the beach.
Sally Mann
Larry's Kiss
gelatin silver print on paper
8 in x 10 in (20.32 cm x 25.4 cm)
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
Photographed from atop a high ridge, this photograph depicts a view looking down into a winding desert canyon.
Ansel Adams
Canyon de Chelly National Monument, Arizona
gelatin silver print on paper
15 9/16 in x 19 1/2 in (39.53 cm x 49.53 cm);26 1/4 in x 32 1/4 in (66.68 cm x 81.92 cm);22 1/8 in x 28 1/8 in (56.2 cm x 71.44 cm)
Gift of Harry H. Lunn, Jr.
A photograph of a young girl ordering a drink at a bar. She holds her arm up, revealing a watch, and wears sunglasses on her head. A large red drink sits in the foreground on the bar and a neon sign hangs in the background.
Lauren Greenfield
Jessica, 13, orders a nonalcoholic drink at a party, Beverly Hills
dye destruction print on paper
11 in x 14 in (27.94 cm x 35.56 cm)
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
László Moholy-Nagy
Militarism (Militarismus)
gelatin silver print from rephotographed photomontage on paper
7 1/16 in x 5 1/8 in (17.94 cm x 13.02 cm);19 5/16 in x 14 5/16 in (49.05 cm x 36.35 cm);7 1/16 in x 5 1/8 in (17.94 cm x 13.02 cm);6 3/4 in x 4 13/16 in (17.15 cm x 12.22 cm)
Museum Purchase made possible by the Friends of the Museum of Art
Bruce Davidson
Untitled (Bride and Groom in a Landscape), from "Welsh Miners"
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 19 15/16 in (40.64 cm x 50.64 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Douglas M. Kenyon
A photograph of ripples on the surface of a calm body of water. A circular pattern curves into the distance, a rocky wall visible in the background. The image is comprised of blue tones.
Pete Turner
Boat Wake
inkjet pigment print on paper
13 in x 19 5/16 in (33 cm x 49 cm);20 1/16 in x 24 in (51 cm x 61 cm)
Gift of Selma and Gerald Lotenberg
Back view of two soldiers on a dirt mound—one standing with arm outstretched, the other crouching down—with an explosion in the distance. 
Dmitri Baltermants
Grenade Attack
gelatin silver print on paper
16 in x 20 in (40.64 cm x 50.8 cm)
Gift of Thomas Wilson '79 and Jill Garling '80
A young girl seated on a wooden porch, hands up to her neck.
Dorothea Lange
The Eight-Year Old Daughter of a Tobacco Farmer
toned gelatin silver print on paper
10 in. x 10 in. ( 25.4 cm x 25.4 cm )
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division Reproduction # (407697 - LCUSF34 - 17918
Ernst Haas
Tobago, from "The Creation"
dye transfer print on paper
12 7/8 in. x 19 1/2 in. ( 32.7 cm x 49.5 cm )
Gift of The Morris and Beverly Baker Foundation, in memory of Morris D. Baker, a graduate of The University of Michigan School of Architecture, 1952
A composite print from two negatives, each representing a moment from a dance performance. The woman wears a large cloth, which she manipulates with her motions to create forms and shapes.
Barbara Morgan
Martha Graham—Lamentation
gelatin silver print on paper
15 7/8 in x 19 7/8 in (40.3 cm x 50.5 cm);22 3/16 in x 28 1/4 in (56.36 cm x 71.76 cm);15 15/16 in x 19 15/16 in (40.5 cm x 50.7 cm);13 9/16 in x 18 in (34.5 cm x 45.7 cm)
Gift of Frances U. and Scott K. Simonds
A color photograph of a group of children and a cat at a table. Each child engages with something in the room, which is in an organized disarray. Egg shells fall from the table to the floor, toys are strewn about, and an infant and cat sit in the middle of the table.
Julie Blackmon
Birds at Home
inkjet pigment print paper
22 in x 22 in (55.88 cm x 55.88 cm)
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH

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