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Photography After Conceptual Art

Photography After Conceptual Art
Library Shelf Location 27.COST
Publication Date 2010
Description Photography After Conceptual Art presents a series of original essays that address substantive theoretical, historical, and aesthetic issues raised by post-1960s photography as a mainstream artistic medium. -Selected by Choice as an Outstanding Academic Title for 2011 -Appeals to people interested in artist's use of photography and in contemporary art -Tracks the efflorescence of photography as one of the most important mediums for contemporary art -Explores the relation between recent art, theory and aesthetics, for which photography serves as an important test case. -Includes a number of the essays with previously unpublished photographs. -Artists discussed include Ed Ruscha, Bernd and Hilla Becher, Douglas Huebler, Mel Bochner, Sherrie Levine, Roni Horn, Thomas Demand, and Jeff Wall. Table of Contents: 1. Introduction: Photography After Conceptual Art (Diarmuid Costello, University of Warwick and Margaret Iversen, University of Essex). 2. Auto-Maticity: Ruscha and Performative Photography (Margaret Iversen, University of Essex). 3. Ed Ruscha, Heidegger, and Deadpan Photography (Aron Vinegar, Ohio State University). 4. Subject, Object, Mimesis: The Aesthetic World of The Bechers' Photography (Sarah E. James, University of Oxford). 5. Exit Ghost: Douglas Huebler's Face Value (Gordon Hughes, Rice University). 6. Productive Misunderstandings: Interpreting Mel Bochner's Theory of Photography (Luke Skrebowski, Middlesex University). 7. Roni Horn's Icelandic Encyclopedia (Mark Godfrey, Tate Modern). 8. Thomas Demand, Jeff Wall And Sherrie Levine: Deforming 'Pictures' (Tamara Trodd, University of Cambridge). 9. Almost Merovingian: On Jeff Wall's Relation to Nearly Everything (Wolfgang Br├╝ckle, University of Essex). 10. Morning Cleaning: Jeff Wall and The Large Glass (Christine Conley, University of Ottawa). Index.
ISBN 9781444333602
Quantity 1
Pages 208
Editors Diarmuid Costello, Margaret Iversen
Format Paperback
Publisher Wiley-Blackwell
Category Photography
Language English

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