Time called the hundred most influential photographs in history

The American magazine Time on the website of the special project 100Photos called a hundred images that became the most significant for the course of history. Each of the pictures is accompanied by a detailed story about its creation, writes NEWSru.com .

To implement the object needed, and journalists indicate that many of the images from the short-list had to be abandoned simply because failed to show the scale of their influence: «In this project we tried to determine how pictures influenced the development of photography. Most of us are worried about works that have influenced the course of history.»

However, many photos in the collection have artistic value — for example, the work of Andreas Gursky 99 Cent — among the most expensive contemporary photographs that were sold.

The final list was compiled with the participation of famous photographers and historians. Each photograph is accompanied by a detailed story about its creation, for which Time reporters took many interviews to photographers and heroes collection.

«There is no special formula that makes the photo significant. Some images have hit the 100 Photos only because it was the first of its kind, others because the have shaped our world view. Some of them with his head turned our life… Each picture is a turning point in our human experience,» say the compilers (quoted by Lenta.ru.)

The oldest photo in the collection made in 1826, the most modern in 2015. Among the world famous images — the portrait of Ernesto Che Guevara; pytalsia ostanovit tanks Chinese protester from Tiananmen square; nocut Muhammad Ali; fire on the airship «Hindenburg» and a man falling from the window of the world trade center on 11 September 2001.

Earlier it was reported that photos from Euromaidan are applying for the most prestigious award in the world.




Time called the hundred most influential photographs in history 18.11.2016

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