Trivium Art History
Themes in Art

Photographers

Nicéphore NiépcePortrait of Nicéphore Niépce

Nicéphore Niépce — The inventor of Photography

1765-1833
Hippolyte BayardPortrait of Hippolyte Bayard

Hippolyte Bayard — The second person to invent photography

1801-1887
Robert CorneliusPortrait of Robert Cornelius

Robert Cornelius — The inventor of the selfie

1809-1893
Félix NadarPortrait of Félix Nadar

Félix Nadar — Photographer, caricaturist, novelist — and balloonist?

1820-1910
Photographers from the Negro press at Howard University Commencement Exercises

Photographers from the Negro press at Howard University Commencement Exercises

Gordon Parks1942
Claude CahunPortrait of Claude Cahun

Claude Cahun — "Under this mask, another mask; I will never finish removing all these faces"

1894-1954
Dorothea LangePortrait of Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange — Iconic photographer bar None

1895-1965
Man RayPortrait of Man Ray

Man Ray — Humor, sex, and a new camera

1890-1976
Gordon ParksPortrait of Gordon Parks

Gordon Parks — Modern Day Polymath

1912-2006

Featured Themes