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American photography

Author: Miles Orvell
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford Univ. Press, 2003.
Series: Oxford history of art
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publView all editions and formats
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This survey offers fresh insights into 150 years of American photography, placing it in its cultural context for the first time. Examining this fascinating subject through portraiture and landscape  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Photographie
History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Miles Orvell
ISBN: 0192842714 9780192842718
OCLC Number: 231980587
Description: 256 Seiten : zahlreiche Illustrationen.
Contents: 1. Introduction ; 2. Presenting the Self ; 3. Viewing the Landscape ; 4. Seeing and Believing ; 5. A Photographic Art ; 6. Photography and Society ; 7. Versions of the Self ; 8. Photographing Fictions ; 9. Photography and the Image World ; 10. Conclusion: Post Photography ; Timeline ; Further Reading ; Museums and Websites ; Index
Series Title: Oxford history of art
Responsibility: Miles Orvell.

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The first coherent national treatment of American photography, its scope extends beyond previous histories. Orvell offers convincing justification for American photography in the technological, Read more...

 
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