Jim Linderman, Erin Waters and Kate Bloomquist discuss the relationship between artists and photographers at a critical time in Art history. The Painted Backdrop brought painters and picture-takers together at a time when technological change was affecting how artist related and how people saw themselves. A breakthrough book with images from the Jim Linderman collection. Publication date 2010.
Jim Linderman, author of The Painted Backdrop Interview from Collectors Quest 6/13/11Excerpt: "Brady’s fame came about because of the Civil War. We forget that was only a few generations ago, and it truly was the defining moment in our history.