Art & Visual Culture: Photography  

  • Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art book cover

    Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art

    Edited by Anna Dezeuze, Julia Kelly

    Taking its departure point from the 1933 surrealist photographs of ’involuntary sculptures’ by Brassaï and Dalí, Found Sculpture and Photography from Surrealism to Contemporary Art offers fresh perspectives on the sculptural object by relating it to both surrealist concerns with chance and the…

    Hardback – 2013-04-22
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Nineteenth-Century Photographs and Architecture: Documenting History, Charting Progress, and Exploring the World book cover

    Nineteenth-Century Photographs and Architecture

    Documenting History, Charting Progress, and Exploring the World

    Edited by Micheline Nilsen

    Eschewing the limiting idea that nineteenth-century architecture photography merely reflects functionality, the objective of this collection is to reflect the aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural concerns of the time. The essays hold appeal for social and cultural historians, as well as those…

    Hardback – 2013-03-12

  • Why Art Photography? book cover

    Why Art Photography?

    By Lucy Soutter

    Contemporary art photography is paradoxical. Anyone can look at it and form an opinion about what they see, yet it represents critical positions that only a small minority of well-informed viewers can usually access. Why Art Photography? provides a lively, accessible introduction to the ideas…

    Paperback – 2013-02-18

  • Fifty Key Writers on Photography book cover

    Fifty Key Writers on Photography

    Edited by Mark Durden

    A clear and concise survey of some of the most significant writers on photography who have played a major part in defining and influencing our understanding of the medium. It provides a succinct overview of writing on photography from a diverse range of disciplines and perspectives and…

    Paperback – 2012-12-18
    Routledge Key Guides

  • Cities and Photography book cover

    Cities and Photography

    By Jane Tormey

    Photographs display attitudes, agency and vision in the way cities are documented and imagined. Cities and Photography explores the relationship between people and the city, visualized in photographs. It provides a visually focused examination of the city and urbanism for a range of different…

    Paperback – 2012-11-30
    Routledge Critical Introductions to Urbanism and the City

  • Photography: History and Theory book cover

    Photography: History and Theory

    By Jae Emerling

    Photography: History and Theory introduces students to both the history of photography and critical theory. From its inception in the nineteenth century, photography has instigated a series of theoretical debates. In this new text, Jae Emerling therefore argues that the most insightful way to…

    Paperback – 2011-12-13

  • Documentary: Witness and Self-Revelation book cover


    Witness and Self-Revelation

    By John Ellis

    Digital technologies have transformed documentary for both filmmakers and audiences. Documentary: Witness and Self-Revelation takes an audience-centred approach to documentary, arguing that everyday experiences of what it feels like to film and to be filmed have developed a new sophistication and…

    Paperback – 2011-07-20

  • What Photography Is book cover

    What Photography Is

    By James Elkins

    In What Photography Is, James Elkins examines the strange and alluring power of photography in the same provocative and evocative manner as he explored oil painting in his best-selling What Painting Is. In the course of an extended imaginary dialogue with Roland Barthes's Camera Lucida, Elkins…

    Paperback – 2011-04-26

  • Reframing Photography: Theory and Practice book cover

    Reframing Photography

    Theory and Practice

    By Rebekah Modrak, Bill Anthes

    To fully understand photography, it is essential to study both the theoretical and the technical. In an accessible yet complex way, Rebekah Modrak and Bill Anthes explore photographic theory, history and technique to bring photographic education up-to-date with contemporary photographic practice.…

    Paperback – 2010-11-23

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    By Stephen Bull

    Photography explores the photograph in the twenty-first century and its importance as a media form. Stephen Bull considers our media-saturated society and the place of photography in everyday life, introducing the theories used to analyse photographs and exploring the impact of digital…

    Paperback – 2009-12-09
    Routledge Introductions to Media and Communications

  • The Framed World: Tourism, Tourists and Photography book cover

    The Framed World

    Tourism, Tourists and Photography

    Edited by David Picard, Mike Robinson

    Photographs create visual narratives of experiences, places, peoples and objects that collectively and individually comprise the tourist gaze. Photography is acknowledged as having an important role in the determining of places and spaces, the construction and re-construction of identities, and the…

    Hardback – 2009-07-10
    New Directions in Tourism Analysis

  • Photography: Theoretical Snapshots book cover

    Photography: Theoretical Snapshots

    Edited by J.J. Long, Andrea Noble, Edward Welch

    Over the past twenty-five years, photography has moved to centre-stage in the study of visual culture and has established itself in numerous disciplines. This trend has brought with it a diversification in approaches to the study of the photographic image. Photography: Theoretical Snapshots…

    Paperback – 2008-12-12

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