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Title The sports show : athletics as image and spectacle / David E. Little [exhibition curator] ; essays by Simon Critchley and Joyce Carol Oates.
Imprint Minneapolis, Minn. : Minneapolis Institute of Arts : Distributed by The University of Minnesota Press, [2012]
©2012

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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TR821 .S73 2012    AVAILABLE  
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 OTTERBEIN MAIN COLLECTION  TR821 .S73 2012    AVAILABLE  
Subject Photography of sports -- Exhibitions.
Sports -- Social aspects.
Mass media and sports.
Digital media.
Alt Name Little, David E., 1963-
Description 302 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents How sports became the "Sports Show": from the beginnings of photography to the Digital Age / David E. Little -- Working-class ballet / Simon Critchley -- Sporting leisure -- In the game: the machine-eye -- Everybody's a player -- Choosing side: rivals, race, and politics -- Pop icons: up close and very personal -- Sports spectacular -- The O.J. Simpson project -- O.J. Simpson interview by Roger Welch (1976) -- On boxing / Joyce Carol Oates -- Knockout: the body in pain -- Sports camera technology / Tom Arndt -- Time line of sports, media, and culture / compiled by Nicole Soukup.
Summary "This book explores the role of photography and media (television, video, and digital technology) in transforming sports from a casual leisure activity into a spectacle of mass participation. It catalogs photography and other media exhibited at "The Sports Show" - an exhibit held at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, February 19 through May 13, 2012"-- Provided by publisher.
ISBN 9780816679379 (hardback)
0816679371 (hardback)
OCLC # 759910025


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