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Why photography matters as art as never before

Author: Michael Fried
Publisher: New Haven : Yale University Press, [2008] ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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From the late 1970s onward, serious art photography began to be made at large scale and for the wall. Michael Fried argues that this immediately compelled photographers to grapple with issues centering on the relationship between the photograph and the viewer standing before it that until then had been the province only of painting. Fried further demonstrates that certain philosophically deep problems, associated  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Photography, Artistic
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Fried
ISBN: 9780300136845 0300136846
OCLC Number: 216936075
Description: ix, 409 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Three beginnings --
Jeff Wall and absorption; Heidegger on worldhood and technology --
Jeff Wall, Wittgenstein, and the everyday --
Barthes's Punctum --
Thomas Struth's museum photographs --
Jean-François Chevrier on the "tableau form"; Thomas Ruff, Andreas Gursky, Luc Delahaye --
Portraits by Thomas Struth, Rineke Dijkstra, Patrick Faigenbaum, Luc Delahaye, and Roland Fischer; Douglas Gordon and Philippe Parreno's film Zidane --
Street photography revisited : Jeff Wall, Beat Streuli, Philip-Lorca diCorcia --
Thomas Demand's allegories of intention; "Exclusion" in Candida Höfer, Hiroshi Sugimoto, and Thomas Struth --
"Good" versus "bad" objecthood : James Welling, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Jeff Wall --
Conclusion : Why photography matters as art as ever before.
Responsibility: Michael Fried.
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Chosen as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2009 by Choice Magazine * Choice * "A powerfully argued book, this is the new benchmark against which future discussions of photography must stand."-Ottawa Read more...

 
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