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|Named Person:||Martha Rosler|
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|ISBN:||0262182319 9780262182317 0262681587 9780262681582|
|Notes:||"An October book."|
|Description:||xii, 390 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||I. Situated in context. For an art against the mythology of everyday life ; Lookers, buyers, dealers, and makers: thoughts on audience ; Video: shedding the utopian moment. --
II. Strategies of production. The figure of the artist, the figure of the woman ; Lee Friedlander, an exemplary modern photographer ; Notes on quotes. --
III. Photography as image and trace. In, around, and afterthoughts (on documentary photography) ; Post-documentary, post-photography? ; Wars and metaphors ; Image simulations, computer manipulations: some considerations. --
IV. Censorship and power. Theses on defunding ; The suppression agenda for art ; Place, position, power, politics.
"For many years, and almost single-handedly, Martha Rosler has provided a solid theoretical basis for critical studies in photography and video. This collection of her lucid essays is a useful