Art & Photography Books:

Photographs Objects Histories

On the Materiality of Images

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This innovative volume explores the idea that while photographs are images, they are also objects, and this materiality is integral to their meaning and use. The case studies presented focus on photographs active in different institutional, political, religious and domestic spheres, where physical properties, the nature of their use and the cultural formations in which they function make their 'objectness' central to how we should understand them. The book's contributions are drawn from disciplines including the history of photography, visual anthropology and art history, with case studies from a range of countries such as the Netherlands, North America, Australia, Japan, Romania and Tibet. Each shows the methodological strategies they have developed in order to fully exploit the idea of the materiality of photographic images.
Release date NZ
March 25th, 2004
Contributors
Edited by Elizabeth Edwards Edited by Janice Hart
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
240
Dimensions
174x246x13
ISBN-13
9780415254427
Product ID
1681783

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