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Strand, Paul

Born: 1890 AD
Died: 1976 AD, at 85 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Photographers


US cinematographer, filmmaker, and photographer.


1890 - Born on the 16th of October in New York City.


1915 - Manhatta includes a shot similar to Strand's famous Wall Street photograph.


1921 - Strand worked in motion pictures as well as still photography. His first film was Manhatta.


1936-1942 - Worked in the  films he was involved with included Redes (released in the US as The Wave) 1936 a film commissioned by the Mexican government, the documentary The Plow That Broke the Plains (1936) and the pro-union, anti-fascist Native Land (1942).


1949 - Strand left the United States to present Native Land at the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival in Czechoslovakia.


1950-1976 - Created photography collections, Time in New England (1950), La France de Profil (1952), Un

Paese (featuring photographs of the Po River Valley in Italy, 1955), Tir a'Mhurain / Outer Hebrides(1962), Living Egypt (1969) and Ghana: an African portrait (1976).


1976 - Paul Strand died on the 31st of March.





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