2012 - Cette épingle a été découverte par yves deligne. 195 photos. The critic and columnist Frank Rich wrote about it in the New York Times. Thomas Hoepker (http//:www.google.co.uk- 20.09.2012) ... the people in the foreground of the photo had noticed the smoke emanating from the twin towers in the background and were making a mockery of the incident, or if they were just out taking in the sunshine. 9/11 On the morning of September 11, Thomas Hoepker, a Magnum photojournalist, crossed from Manhattan into Queens and then Brooklyn to get closer to the scene of the disaster of the Twin Towers. Exclusive photo gallery, featuring the rarest and most powerful photos of the 9/11 attacks you may have never seen before. 1983. Condition: Inside new and unread. – photo by Thomas Hoepker. But in the background a thick black smokey cloud looms over the twin towers, New York. Artists and writers have told this truth down the ages. First edition, first printing. It is now established as one of the defining photographs of that day – with the 10th anniversary of the World Trade Centre's destruction approaching, the Observer Review republished it this August as the 9/11 photograph. A legendary photojournalist and former president of Magnum Photos, Thomas Hoepker vividly captures the city’s complex spirit in all its many moods. New York City. Découvrez vos propres épingles sur Pinterest et enregistrez-les. It is then he stopped his car in Williamsburg to shoot a group of young people sitting by the waterfront as the plume of smoke rose from across the river. He did not publish this photo for five years, fearing a backlash from the media about the image’s message. Financial District. Thomas Hoepker Thomas Hoepker. Fantastic catalogue photobook with the famous photos of "Muhammad Ali" and of the "Twin Towers", also during 9/11 (see cover photo). oung people chat as the World Trade Centre smokes in the background In the photograph Thomas Hoepker took on 11 September 2001, a group of New Yorkers sit chatting in the sun in a park in Brooklyn. With journalistic zeal and a keen eye for crucial details, he documents a true New York with its diverse inhabitants and the allure of its prominent landmarks and hidden, far-flung corners. On the 11th of September 2001, German photographer Thomas Hoepker captured a highly controversial photograph, seemingly showcasing a group of 5 young New Yorkers casually reclining on a summer’s day in a Brooklyn park in the midst of a cloud of smoke and dust produced by the wreckage of the burning world trade centre after a terrorist attack that took over 3,000 lives. With images ranging from the 1960s up to the attacks on the Twin Towers in 2001, Thomas Hoepker captures the mood and spirit of New York. The bustling gateway to America, New York has always been a city of dramatic excitement—big dreams and constant changes. - Thomas Hoepker It was the photo that caused an uproar. This photograph, taken at the Brooklyn waterfront during the afternoon of September 11, 2001, by German photographer Thomas Hoepker, is now one of the iconic images of that dreadful, terrible day. 1965. The way Hoepker did this was very impressive; he took a controversial situation and made it controversial for a different reason. See more ideas about thomas, magnum photos, photography. Thomas Hoepker’s photo of New Yorkers apparently relaxing as the twin towers smoulder says much about history and memory. The people in this photograph cannot help being alive, and showing it. WARNING: THE PHOTOBOOK ISN’T FOR THE FAINT OF HEART! Downtown Manhattan and the Brooklyn Bridge after the attack on the World Trade Center, viewed from Manhattan Bridge. Thomas Hoepker’s 9/11 photograph; a group of seemingly relaxed young Americans with the burning twin towers in the background. Outside like new. Thomas Hoepker chose not to publish this photograph in a book about 9/11. Text: Ulrich Pohlmann, Christian Schaernack, Diana Schmies, Harald Eggebrecht. Schirmer and Mosel, Munich. But I had come to love New York deeply and it felt like – it was – an attack on everything I held dear. And so, 10 years on, the meaning of this photograph is that memories fade fast. Hoepker highlighted how people moved on quickly and "didn't seem… Today, the meaning of this photograph has nothing to do with judging individuals. To feel the full sorrow of it now you need to watch a documentary – and then you will switch to something lighter, either because it is painfully clear that too much blood has been spent around the world in the name of this disaster, or simply because changing channels is what humans do. WH Auden's lines on this painting in his poem Musée des Beaux Arts apply perfectly to the photograph: "In Breughel's Icarus, for instance: how everything turns away / Quite leisurely from the disaster …". Behind them, across brilliant blue water, in an azure sky, a terrible cloud of smoke and dust rises above lower Manhattan from the place where two … In the photograph Thomas Hoepker took on 11 September 2001, a group of New Yorkers sit chatting in the sun in a park in Brooklyn. Hoepker, a senior figure in the renowned Magnum photographers' co-operative, chose not to publish it in 2001 and to exclude it from a book of Magnum pictures of that horribly unequalled day. Behind them, across brilliant blue water, in an azure sky, a terrible cloud of smoke and dust rises above lower Manhattan from the place where two towers were struck by hijacked airliners this same morning and have collapsed, killing, by fire, smoke, falling or jumping or crushing and tearing and fragmentation in the buildings' final fall, nearly 3,000 people. Thomas Hoepker Controvers y On the 11 th September 2001, two planes were hijacked and each flown in to the iconic twin towers at the World Trade Centre killing 2852 people. Thomas Hoepker Photo of The Twin Towers from Brooklyn On 9/11. Yet arguments about the meaning and, urgently, the response to this colossal act of violence started immediately. You're bidding on a limited edition 6x6inch print by Thomas Hoepker, the artwork is signed on the back. For every horrific account you can read of that day a horror has been caused, either directly or indirectly, by the "war on terror" that resulted: 12,000 killed by suicide bombers in Iraq …. In his painting The Fall of Icarus, the Renaissance painter Pieter Bruegel depicts a peasant ploughing on as a boy falls to his death in the sea beyond: it is a very similar observation to Hoepker's. September 11, 2001. Ten years on, this is becoming one of the iconic photographs of 9/11, yet its history is strange and tortuous. In the devastation that was 911 Thomas Höpke r (76) managed to capture a group of Americans who ‘appear’ to relax while the twin towers were collapsing, but this is not the case. Form and Perspective in Artwork. 9/11, Late Twentieth Century, Newsroom, Thomas Hoepker, Twin Towers, Urban Environment Thomas Hoepker | New York Burned out apartment buildings in the South Bronx. He saw in this undeniably troubling picture an allegory of America's failure to learn any deep lessons from that tragic day, to change or reform as a nation: "The young people in Mr Hoepker's photo aren't necessarily callous. In other words, a country that believes in moving on they have already moved on, enjoying the sun in spite of the scene of mass carnage that scars the fine day. Behind them, across brilliant blue water, in an azure sky, a terrible cloud of smoke and dust rises above lower Manhattan from the place where two towers were struck by hijacked airliners this same morning … Only in 2006, on the fifth anniversary of the attacks, did it appear in a book, and then it caused instant controversy. At some point in Brooklyn he saw an intriguing scenery, stopped the car, took 3 frames and continued his quest. Paperback. ", Personally I remember the shock of that moment perfectly. 25 avr. The people in the foreground are us. Do you remember 9/11? 272 pages. A young man volunteers to fight for Napoleon at Waterloo, but instead of a defining moment of courage all he experiences are random, marginal, meaningless accidents on the edges of the great day. I have nightmares about it, which is strange, considering I am not an American and witnessed it only on television in Hackney, London. Thomas Hoepker's photo of New Yorkers apparently relaxing as the twin towers smoulder says much about history and memory . His insightful photography conveys a vivid sense of the city’s physical landscape and also of its unique everyday interactions and intricate urban culture. New York City, USA. A day that started out with clear blue skies ended with a mass of twisted, smoldering metal where the Twin Towers once stood, leaving 2,977 people dead in United States of America, along with the 19 hijackers. Hoepker, they both complained, had photographed them without permission in a way that misrepresented their feelings and behaviour. Text in german. What makes the seeming innocent picture controversial is the backdrop; a huge cloud of smoke completely engulfing the Twin Towers. On September 11 terrorists’ hijacked four planes were able to crash them into Twin tower and Pentagon. 26-03-2014 - Thomas Hoepker (born 1936) is a German photographer and member of Magnum Photos known for stylish color photo features. Artist: Thomas Hoepker 9/11 task “9/11″ by Thomas Hoepker, 2001. Well, you can't photograph a feeling. September 11, 2001. Since the danger of being around the Twin Towers on the 9 th of September 2001, photographer Thomas Hopker started wandering around with his car. This was the reason Thomas Hoepker, the photographer, banned his … Thomas Hoepker’s 9/11 Photograph. The bustling gateway to America, New York has always been a city of dramatic excitement—big dreams and constant changes. They're just American.". A long-time resident, Hoepker’s images range from the early 60s through 9/11, and up to the very present including the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. True Crime Magazine’s Behind the Tape Photobook features 16 more exclusive photos taken on the day of the tragedy, as well as over a hundred more crime scenes. Thomas Hoepker, a German-born photographer, captured this photograph of Americans enjoying a casual conversation whilst the Twin Towers burnt in the background. USA. Fri 2 Sep 2011 08.47 EDT. In 2001, during the Twin Tower collapse on 11th September, a German photographer snapped a picture of these youngsters. A long-time resident, Hoepker’s images range from the early 60s through 9/11, and up to the very present including the aftermath of … Perhaps the real reason Hoepker sat on it at the time was because it would be egotistical to assert his own cunning as an artist in the midst of mass slaughter. They're just American, in a profound state of shock and disbelief. 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