The Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of Photographs

[Reading] ➷ The Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia ➭ David King – Renegades-bempflingen.de The Commissar Vanishes offers a chilling look at how one man Joseph Stalin manipulated the science of photography to advance his own political career and to erase memories off his victims On Stalin's The Commissar Vanishes offers a chilling look at how one man Joseph Stalin manipulated the science of photography to advance his own political career and to erase memories off his victims On Stalin's orders purged rivals were airbrushed from group portraits and crowd scenes were altered to depict even greater legions of the faithful In one famous image several Party members disappeared from an official photograph to be replaced by a sylvan glade For the past th.

Ree decades author and photohistorian David King has assembled the world's largest archive of photographs posters and paintings from the Soviet era His collection has grown to than a quarter of a million images the best of which have been selected for The Commissar Vanishes The efforts of the Kremlin airbrushers were often unintentionally hilarious A 1919 photograph showing a large crowd of Bolsheviks clustered around Lenin for example became with the aid of th.

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  1. E G E G says:

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  3. Nina Nina says:

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  4. Jon Nakapalau Jon Nakapalau says:

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  5. Carolyn Carolyn says:

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  6. Bobby Bobby says:

    The Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of Photographs commissar pdf, vanishes mobile, falsification mobile, photographs pdf, stalin's download, russia epub, The Commissar book, Vanishes The pdf, Vanishes The Falsification of pdf, Commissar Vanishes The epub, Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of kindle, The Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia KindleThis is like a coffee table book so I feel that I can claim having read it without having specifically passed my eyes over each and every wordGreat pictures and interesting history


  7. Plethora Plethora says:

    The Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of Photographs commissar pdf, vanishes mobile, falsification mobile, photographs pdf, stalin's download, russia epub, The Commissar book, Vanishes The pdf, Vanishes The Falsification of pdf, Commissar Vanishes The epub, Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of kindle, The Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia KindleThis book was filled with images some just showing the defacing that happened during Stalin's reign to blot out individual that now had become enemies of the people Other images showed the original unaltered state and the authorized officially published versions with people removed and even times when people have been moved to accommodate the need Some alterations are crude a simple ink blot over a person others you have to hand it to the artist hired to airbrush and alter history the photos showed little signs of being doctoredThe works are accompanied by descriptions of the people shown their fate which in most cases was an untimely death andor a description of the political significance behind the image It was a crime to possess a picture of a person that had fallen out of favor you were required to destroy the offensive work book remove the pages or ink blot out the person including


  8. Michelle Michelle says:

    The Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of Photographs commissar pdf, vanishes mobile, falsification mobile, photographs pdf, stalin's download, russia epub, The Commissar book, Vanishes The pdf, Vanishes The Falsification of pdf, Commissar Vanishes The epub, Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of kindle, The Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia KindleI know I'm not the only one reading this book who is old enough to remember a time when the photos we saw in publication were not Photoshopped when conventional wisdom was that people lied but photos did not How naive we were This book is proof that manipulating people through manipulated photos is nothing new and neither is the kind of personal branding we see in the age of social media Stalin and Lenin were masters of creating their own brand and writing their own story and they were doing it nearly a century before anyone had heard of Facebook Unfortunately they weren't just retouching photos to remove a few wrinkles smallpox scars or extra pounds they were using it to wipe people who fell out of favor out of history Absolutely chilling


  9. Mary Mary says:

    The Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of Photographs commissar pdf, vanishes mobile, falsification mobile, photographs pdf, stalin's download, russia epub, The Commissar book, Vanishes The pdf, Vanishes The Falsification of pdf, Commissar Vanishes The epub, Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of kindle, The Commissar Vanishes The Falsification of Photographs and Art in Stalin's Russia KindleKing's fascinating partial collection of doctored propaganda photos testifies to Stalin's and his accomplices' terror The author's effort took years and years I'm grateful to him for his wherewithal and determination When the time is right I hope he bequeaths his entire collec


  10. Dave Dave says:

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