Books in category Photography – Criticism

  • 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.

  • 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 …

  • 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.

  • Undisziplinierte Bilder

    Undisziplinierte Bilder
    Thomas Abel, Martin Roman Deppner

    Die 'Undisziplin' von Fotografien, ihre Nicht-Zugehörigkeit zu nur einer Forschungsdisziplin, führt zur Überwindung monodisziplinärer Deutungshoheiten und eröffnet neue Denkräume.

  • Touching Photographs

    Touching Photographs
    Margaret Olin

    In this beautiful book, Margaret Olin explores photography’s ability to “touch” us through a series of essays that shed new light on photography’s role in the world.

  • The Photofilmic

    The Photofilmic
    Brianne Cohen, Alexander Streitberger

    Mapping the possibilities of photofilmic images This book explores the multifarious ways in which art, cinema, and other forms of visual culture respond to a digitized and networked world.

  • The Cruel Radiance

    The Cruel Radiance
    Susie Linfield

    Challenges the idea that photographs of political violence exploit their subjects and pander to the voyeuristic tendencies of their viewers.

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