Photography--1900 to the Present

Photography--1900 to the Present

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This unique book takes a thematic approach to twentieth century photography by focusing on the major developments of the 20-year periods into which the book is divided rather than on individual photographers. Photography 1900 to the Present presents excerpts from a cross-section of writers in the fields of photographic criticism and history on topics relevant to each period with the overview of each section providing a context for the art and culture of that era. The book also includes a timeline to exhibits, books, technical innovations, and professional organizations of each period. It also includes a bibliography of major periodicals dealing with 20th century photography. This enables readers to access current information on contemporary photographers. A valuable reference book for any reader interested in the evolution of 20th century art and photography and its impact on society.... of land, exploitation of women, domination and capitalization of the environment, women as infinitely exploitable resource, and so forth. ... Thus, the two photographs captioned I/rctimization use the genre of the police scene-of-the -crime photograph (Spence sprawled ... doing laundry in a bowl, to set up an infinitely expanding network of meanings that encompass both domestic and property relations.

Title:Photography--1900 to the Present
Author:Diana Emery Hulick, Joseph Marshall
Publisher:Pearson College Division - 1998


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