Books in category Photography – Criticism

  • Dynamics and Performativity of Imagination

    Dynamics and Performativity of Imagination
    Bernd Huppauf, Christoph Wulf

    In this interdisciplinary anthology, essays study the relationship between the imagination and images both material and mental.

  • Die fotografische Wirklichkeit

    Die fotografische Wirklichkeit
    Lars Blunck

    Wie verhalten sich Fotografie und Wirklichkeit zueinander? Eine landläufige Annahme verleitet dazu, Fotos bloß als indexikalische Lichtspuren einer bildvorgängigen Wirklichkeit – als »Abbilder« der Wirklichkeit – zu begreifen.

  • Subtext

    Andre Ruesch

    This book aims to encourage and educate viewers how to read and understand photographs on a deeper level, honoring and validating their responses to photographs. This book seeks to vitalize students in the photography classroom.

  • Edward S Curtis and the North American Indian Incorporated

    Edward S. Curtis and the North American Indian, Incorporated
    Mick Gidley

    Neither a eulogy to Curtis' achievement nor a debunking of it, this book is an honest study of the project as a collective whole.

  • Beautiful Terrible Ruins

    Beautiful Terrible Ruins
    Dora Apel

    In Beautiful Terrible Ruins, art historian Dora Apel explores a wide array of these images, ranging from photography, advertising, and television, to documentaries, video games, and zombie and disaster films.

  • Photography and Its Violations

    Photography and Its Violations
    John Roberts

    In this game-changing work, Roberts refunctions photography's place in the world, politically and theoretically restoring its reputation as a truth-producing medium.

  • Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture

    Representing Ethnicity in Contemporary French Visual Culture
    Joseph McGonagle

    Representing ethnicity in contemporary French visual culture is the first book to analyse how a range of different ethnicities have been represented across contemporary French visual culture.

  • Photo texts

    Andy Stafford

    Taking nine case studies from the 1990s French-speaking world (from France, North Africa and the Caribbean), this book attempts to define the interaction between non-fictional written text (caption, essay, fragment, poem) and photographic …

  • Issues in the Conservation of Photographs

    Issues in the Conservation of Photographs
    Debra Hess Norris, Jennifer Jae Gutierrez

    By promoting an understanding of these issues, this volume seeks to advance the education of rising conservation professionals, inspire new scholarship, and contribute to the field's ongoing evolution.

  • Faking Death

    Faking Death
    Penny Cousineau-Levine

    In Faking Death Penny Cousineau-Levine examines the work of over 120 Canadian photographers, revealing important aspects of Canadian identity and imagination.

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