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Photography theory

Author: James Elkins
Publisher: London : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Art seminar, 2.
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For some people, a photograph is an optically accurate impression of the world, for others, it is mainly a way of remembering people and places. Part of the "The Art Seminar" series, this volume aims  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Elkins
ISBN: 0415977835 9780415977838 0415977827 9780415977821
OCLC Number: 272625406
Description: 470 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Series Preface James Elkins SECTION 1 INTRODUCTORY ESSAY "Theories of Photography: A Short History" Sabine T. Kriebel SECTION 2 STARTING POINTS "Conceptual Limitations of Our Reflection on Photography: The Question of 'Interdisciplinarity' Jan Baetens "After Medium-Specificity chez Fried: Jeff Wall as a Painter; Gerhard Richter as a Photographer" Diarmuid Costello "Following Pieces: On Performative Photography" Margaret Iversen "Time Exposure and Snapshot: The Photograph as Paradox" Thierry De Duve "Introductory Note" Rosalind Krauss SECTION 3 THE ART SEMINAR Participants: Diarmuid Costello, Margaret Iversen, Joel Snyder, Margaret Olin, Graham Smith, Jonathan Friday, Jan Baetens, Sabine Kriebel, and James Elkins SECTION 4 ASSESSMENTS Michael Leja Nancy Shawcross Anne Collins Goodyear Peggy Ann Kusnerz Martin Lefebvre David Green Sharon Sliwinski David Bate Abigail Solomon-Godeau Michel Frizot Geoffrey Batchen Johan Swinnen Hilde Van Gelder David Campany Joanna Lowry Carol Squiers Patrick Maynard Vivan Sundaram Rosalind Krauss Liz Wells Beth E. Wilson Martin Lister Alan Trachtenberg Shepherd Steiner Victor Burgin Joel Snyder SECTION 5 AFTERWORDS "The Trouble with Photography" Anne McCauley "Photographs and Fossils" Walter Benn Michaels Notes on Contributors Index
Series Title: Art seminar, 2.
Responsibility: edited by James Elkins.
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