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Arthur Fellig alias Weegee

Weegee.

Arthur Fellig alias Weegee

New York photographs, 1935-50.

by Weegee.

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Published by Side Gallery in Newcastle-upon-Tyne .
Written in English


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Catalogue of an exhibition.

ContributionsSide Gallery.
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Open LibraryOL13702881M

Arthur 'Weegee' Fellig was born on J in Lemberg, Galicia, Austria-Hungary as Usher Fellig. He is known for his work on Weegee's New York (), The Yellow Cab Man () and The 'Imp'probable Mr. Wee Gee (). He was married to Wilma Wilcox and Margaret Atwood. He died on Decem in New York City, New York, USA. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Arthur Fellig Weegee books online. Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles.

Photographers in History: Arthur (“Weegee”) Fellig “The easiest kind of a job to cover was a stiff would be laying on the ground.” Arthur (“Weegee”) Fellig is a widely respected photographer and photojournalist who became well known during the s and 40s for his gritty crime scene photographs and street photography of the lower east-side of New York. Find a Grave, database and images (: accessed), memorial page for Arthur Usher “Weegee” Fellig (12 Jun –26 Dec ), Find a Grave Memorial no. , ; Maintained by Lorenzo Brieba (contributor ) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, who reports a It is believed that Weegee's ashes were placed in a 7.

And Weegee is the quintessential New York photographer. When we were talking earlier, I loved that you referred to him as Arthur Fellig. You basically kept saying, "Arthur took these pictures.   It was Novem , and Arthur Fellig, known as Weegee, was ready for the night shift. He had spent the previous few years .


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About the Author Weegee (), born Arthur Fellig, is widely acknowledged to be both the originator and reigning king of candid photojournalism, ushering in the age of tabloid culture while simultaneously elevating /5(46). Gritty photographer Arthur Fellig - better known under the alias Weegee - made a name for himself by documenting the harsh reality of crime, injury and death while covering New York City from the s into the s.

Check out some of the 85 pins. Naked Hollywood by Mel Harris Arthur 'Weegee' Fellig () Hardcover. Jan 1, out of 5 stars 2. Weegee worked in Manhattan's Lower East Side as a press photographer during the s and s and developed his signature style by following the city's emergency services and documenting their activity.

Much of his work depicted unflinchingly realistic scenes of urban life, crime, injury and death. Weegee published photographic Arthur Fellig alias Weegee book and also worked in cinema, Born: Ascher (Usher) Fellig, J.

As legend tells it, Arthur Fellig earned the nickname Weegee during his early career as a freelance press photographer in New York City. His apparent sixth sense for crime often led him to a scene well ahead of the police. Christopher Bonanos, the city editor of New York magazine, wrote an essay on Weegee in the new re-release of the photographer’s landmark book, Naked explains that, when Weegee was.

Weegee (Arthur Fellig), photographer, (Amber Collection). Weegee was the great photographer of New York in the s, s and s, whose book Naked City helped to create the mythology of the city. Coney Island Magnum Opus Old Pictures Old Photos Famous Pictures Vintage Photographs Vintage Photos Vintage Prints Man Ray.

Arthur Fellig acquired the name Weegee early in his career, a reference to the ouija board and his uncanny ability to arrive quickly at crime scenes – sometimes, even before the police (fromhe was the only civilian allowed to install a police radio in his car).

Five decades ago, he had not been able to Google that name, but in he quickly discovered that Arthur Fellig was the given name of Weegee, the legendary crime-and-mayhem photographer of.

Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee, and his photography book, Naked City —with its lurid tabloid-style images of Manhattan crime, crowds, and boisterous nightlife—changed prevailing journalistic practices almost overnight.

Weegee, photojournalist noted for his gritty yet compassionate images of the aftermath of New York street crimes and disasters. Weegee’s father, Bernard Fellig, immigrated to the United States in and was followed four years later by his.

Weegee () Probably few policemen have seen as much violent sin as Arthur Fellig, better known as Weegee, did. Specializing in crime and catastrophe, Weegee’s work is regarded as some of the most powerful images of the 20th century.

Weegee (Arthur Fellig) Charles Sodokoff and Arthur Webber Use Their Top Hats to Hide Their Faces Weegee (Arthur Fellig) Time is Short Weegee (Arthur Fellig) Thomas E. Dewey and Photographers Weegee (Arthur Fellig) Woman Shot from Cannon, New York Gritty photographer Arthur Fellig - better known under the alias Weegee - made a name for himself by documenting the harsh reality of crime, injury and death while covering New York City from the s into the s.

Check out some of the. For Naked City, his first collection, Weegee cruised the streets of s New York in the wee hours in search of the sensational. Lewd, louche, licentious but always brimming with life (except when brimming with death), Weegee's photographs have endured decades of modern art criticism and are again enjoying a much-deserved cult revival.

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Arthur Fellig (), known by his pseudonym Weegee, was a photographer and photojournalist, known for his stark black and white street photography of New York City. Weegee worked in Manhattan's Lower East Side as a press photographer during the s and s and developed his signature style by following the city's emergency services.

Gritty photographer Arthur Fellig - better known under the alias Weegee - made a name for himself by documenting the harsh reality of crime, injury and death while covering New York City from the s into the s. Check out some of the 50 pins.

Used - Good: Weegee - Pantheon Photo Library, - photographs of models, children, audiences, transvestites, crime and accident victims, moviegoers, flower sellers, writers, singers, and nightclub regulars.

Born in Austria in Arthur Fellig, alias Weegee, moved to New York at the age of 10, quickly embracing his adopted city.

Weegee's World: Life, Death and the Human Drama Weegee (Arthur Fellig), Their First Murder (Detail),gelatin silver print, Weegee (Arthur Fellig) ©, Weegee/International Center of Photography/Getty Images April 5 - Through June 2, Feel the grit and raw energy of New York City in the s and '40s.

Gritty photographer Arthur Fellig - better known under the alias Weegee - made a name for himself by documenting the harsh reality of crime, injury and death while covering New York City from the.Arthur Fellig (Weegee) Arthur Fellig was born in Zloczew, Poland, in When Fellig was eleven his family moved to the United States and they settled in New York City.

Arthur's father worked as a pushcart vendor and a janitor in a tenement building. Fellig left school at fourteen to help support his family.Weegee not only captured the gritty underbelly of New York City in his explosive photographs, but he lived it as well.

This long out-of-print autobiography, brought back with complete and unabridged text by Devault-Graves Digital Editions, was written toward the end of Weegee's life before he was the photographic legend he is today.