Dialogue with Photography: From Its Beginning to Postmodernism|
Fall 2009 not offered
This survey course includes topics on the history of photography from the 1830s to the present, with emphasis on the social uses of the medium, 19th-century documentary, pictorialism, the emergence of modernism, the post-Frank generation, and contemporary trends.
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|Course Format: Lecture / Discussion||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (ARST)
Alan Trachtenberg, ed. CLASSIC ESSAYS ON PHOTOGRAPHY, New Haven, 1980 Susan Sontag, ON PHOTOGRAPHY, New York, 1977 Roland Barthes, CAMERA LUCIDA, REFLECTIONS ON PHOTOGRAPHY, New York, 1981
|Examinations and Assignments: |
Three short papers, one term paper, midterm examination.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
The class is limited to 30.
The class will meet for slide lectures and discussions with original photographs from the Davison Art Center collection.
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