|Europe • France ||Hans Bellmer publishes La Poupée (Paris: G.L.M, 1936).|
|Europe • France ||Georges Hugnet publishes La Septième Face du Dé (Paris: Jeanne Bucher, 1936).|
|Europe • Germany ||The Berlin Olympic Games is held and used as an immense propaganda opportunity by the Nazi party. Leni Riefenstahl photographs the athletes and her book, Schönheit im Olympischen Kampf, is published in 1937. |
|Europe • Germany||Agfacolor color film is introduced.|
|Europe • Great Britain ||Bill Brandt publishes The English at Home.|
|Europe • Spain ||Robert Capa takes his most famous photograph Loyalist Militiaman at the Moment of Death, Cerro Muriano during the Spanish Civil War. It becomes one of the seminal war images. (5 September 1936) |
|Heart of Spain: Robert Capa's Photographs of the Spanish Civil War |
Robert Capa; Juan P. Fusi Aizpurua; Richard Whelan; Fusi Aizpurua; & Catherine Coleman
|North America • USA||Kodachrome color film|
|North America • USA ||Arthur Rothstein takes a photograph for the Rural Resettlement Administration (later the FSA) of Fleeing a dust storm. Farmer Arthur Coble and sons walking in the face of a dust storm, Cimmaron County, Oklahoma. It becomes one of the classic photographs of the Dust Bowl.
"The most interesting and dramatic thing to me was to show not the abandoned farms but the relation of the people to their environment: what effect it had on them, their reaction to it. The picture of the man and his two sons seemed to sum it all up."
|North America • USA ||First issue of the influential photo magazine LIFE comes out in the USA. Its use of the extended photo essay has an influence on generations of photojournalists. (23 November 1936)|