Dissemination of Baltic Art Photography in Specialised Magazines from the 1960s to the 1980s: Sovetskoe Foto, Revue Fotografie, Fotografia, and FOTO
The article examines the representation and dissemination of Baltic art photography in specific Soviet, Czechoslovak, and Polish magazines from the 1960s to the 1980s. The analysis of the issues of Sovetskoe Foto, Revue Fotografie, Fotografia, and FOTO reveals the extent and proportions of the dissemination of photography of each Baltic republic abroad and its perception by foreign art critics and editors. Based on factual data, the research may shed light on some myths created around particular Baltic photographers by presenting a clearer image of their role in the regional photography scene. This article supplements the existing research on the topic by contributing to a more holistic understanding of how well Baltic photographers were represented abroad.