Art & Visual Culture: Photography  

  • Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Photographs: Essays on Reading a Collection book cover

    Architecture in Nineteenth-Century Photographs

    Essays on Reading a Collection

    By Micheline Nilsen

    Revealing that nineteenth-century photography goes beyond the functional to reflect the aesthetic, intellectual, and cultural concerns of the time, this study proposes that each photographic image of architecture be studied both as a primary visual document and an object of aesthetic inquiry. This…

    Paperback – 2016-09-02
    Routledge

  • Appropriated Photographs in French Surrealist Periodicals, 1924–1939 book cover

    Appropriated Photographs in French Surrealist Periodicals, 1924–1939

    By Linda Steer

    The first monograph to analyze the Surrealist gesture of photographic appropriation, this study examines "found" photographs in three French Surrealist reviews published in the 1920s and 1930s: La Révolution surréaliste, edited by André Breton; Documents, edited by Georges Bataille; and Minotaure,…

    Hardback – 2016-07-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Surrealism

  • Francesca Woodman's Dark Gaze: The Diazotypes and Other Late Works book cover

    Francesca Woodman's Dark Gaze

    The Diazotypes and Other Late Works

    By Claire Raymond

    Focusing on the later work of the American photographer Francesca Woodman (1958-1981), Claire Raymond takes up the question of the disintegrative condition of the art she produced in the last year of her life. Departing from the techniques of her earlier compositions, Woodman worked in the…

    Hardback – 2016-05-19
    Routledge

  • Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices book cover

    Digital Photography and Everyday Life

    Empirical Studies on Material Visual Practices

    Edited by Edgar Gómez Cruz, Asko Lehmuskallio

    Digital Photography and Everyday Life: Empirical studies on material visual practices explores the role that digital photography plays within everyday life. With contributors from ten different countries and backgrounds in a range of academic disciplines - including anthropology, media studies and…

    Paperback – 2016-05-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in European Communication Research and Education

  • Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism: A Charter for the Avant-Garde book cover

    Vladimir Markov and Russian Primitivism

    A Charter for the Avant-Garde

    By Jeremy Howard, Irena Bužinska, Z.S. Strother

    Hailed as a brilliant theoretician, Voldemārs Matvejs (best known by his pen name Vladimir Markov) was a Latvian artist who spearheaded the Union of Youth, a dynamic group championing artistic change in Russia, 1910-14. His work had a formative impact on Malevich, Tatlin, and the Constructivists…

    Hardback – 2016-03-18
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis: From Slavery to Jim Crow book cover

    Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis

    From Slavery to Jim Crow

    By Earnestine Lovelle Jenkins

    Race, Representation & Photography in 19th-Century Memphis: from Slavery to Jim Crow presents a rich interpretation of African American visual culture. Using Victorian era photographs, engravings, and pictorial illustrations from local and national archives, this unique study examines intersections…

    Hardback – 2016-01-06
    Routledge

  • The Photography Handbook book cover

    The Photography Handbook

    3rd Edition

    By Terence Wright

    The new edition of The Photography Handbook builds on previous editions’ illuminating overview of the history, theory and practice of the creation and consumption of photographic images, and engages with the practical and theoretical implications of the explosion of new platforms for making,…

    Paperback – 2015-12-24
    Routledge
    Media Practice

  • A User's Guide to the View Camera: Third Edition book cover

    A User's Guide to the View Camera

    Third Edition

    By Jim Stone

    This reissued third edition of A User’s Guide to View Camera introduces photographers to large-format cameras, covering their use with both film and digital capture. Readers will learn the anatomy of cameras with a separately adjustable back or front, the proper techniques for using view cameras,…

    Paperback – 2015-10-28
    Routledge

  • Rethinking Photography: Histories, Theories and Education book cover

    Rethinking Photography

    Histories, Theories and Education

    By Peter Smith, Carolyn Lefley

    Rethinking Photography is an accessible and illuminating critical introduction to the practice and interpretation of photography today. Peter Smith and Carolyn Lefley closely link critical approaches to photographic practices and present a detailed study of differing historical and contemporary…

    Paperback – 2015-09-23
    Routledge

  • Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities book cover

    Camera Graeca: Photographs, Narratives, Materialities

    Edited by Philip Carabott, Yannis Hamilakis, Eleni Papargyriou

    While written sources on the history of Greece have been studied extensively, no systematic attempt has been made to examine photography as an important cultural and material process. This is surprising, given that Modern Greece and photography are almost peers: both are cultural products of the…

    Hardback – 2015-06-28
    Routledge
    Publications of the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College London

  • Photography: A Critical Introduction book cover

    Photography: A Critical Introduction

    5th Edition

    Edited by Liz Wells

    Photography: A Critical Introduction was the first introductory textbook to examine key debates in photographic theory and place them in their social and political contexts, and is now established as one of the leading textbooks in its field. Written especially for students in higher education and…

    Paperback – 2015-01-16
    Routledge

  • Framing the Interpreter: Towards a visual perspective book cover

    Framing the Interpreter

    Towards a visual perspective

    Edited by Anxo Fernández-Ocampo, Michaela Wolf

    Situations of conflict offer special insights into the history of the interpreter figure, and specifically the part played in that history by photographic representations of interpreters. This book analyses photo postcards, snapshots and press photos from several historical periods of conflict,…

    Paperback – 2014-11-26
    Routledge

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