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The photograph

Author: Graham Clarke
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997. ©1997
Series: Oxford history of art.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In a series of brilliant discussions of major themes and genres, Graham Clarke gives a clear and incisive account of the photograph's historical development, and elucidates the insights of the most engaging thinkers on the subject, such as Roland Barthes and Susan Sontag. At the heart of the book is his innovative examination of photography's main subject areas:landscape, the city, portraiture, the body, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Historia
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Clarke
ISBN: 019284248X 9780192842480 0192842005 9780192842008
OCLC Number: 35777437
Description: 247 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: What is a photograph? --
How do we read a photograph? --
Photography and the nineteenth century --
Landscape in photography --
The city in photography --
The portrait in photography --
The body in photography --
Documentary photography --
The photograph as fine art --
The photograph manipulated --
The cabinet of infinite curiosities.
Series Title: Oxford history of art.
Responsibility: Graham Clarke.
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In a series of discussions of major themes and genres, Graham Clarke gives a clear and incisive account of the photograph's historical development, and elucidates the insights of the most interesting  Read more...

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A readable text discusses the way in which we see and interpret photographs. * The Bookseller * Fully and often surprisingly illustrated, carefully annotated and captioned, each combines a historical Read more...

 
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