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 examines the shifting perception of the medium over the course of its 170 year history. Key writers discussed include: Roland Barthes Susan Sontag Jacques Derrida Henri Cartier-Bresson Geoffrey Batchen Fully cross-referenced and in an A-Z format, this is an accessible and engaging introductory guide.Burgina#39;s initial contributions to a theory of photography emerged across art journals during the 19705. ... Underneath the Leica lay other key a#39;foundationa#39; texts: the 1980 Classic Essays on Photography compilation by Alan Trachtenberg ; essaysanbsp;...
|Title||:||Fifty Key Writers on Photography|
|Publisher||:||Routledge - 2013|