Dialogue with Photography: From Its Beginning to Postmodernism|
Fall 2012 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|
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Roland Barthes; Camera Lucida: Reflections on Photography. New York: Hill and Wang, 2010
ISBN: 978-0-374-53233-8, ISBN10: 0-374-53233-8
Vicki Goldberg, Editor. Photography in Print: Writings from 1816 to the Present. Albuquerque: University of New Mexico Press, 1981
Robert Hirsch. Seizing the Light. 2nd edition. Boston: McGraw Hill, 2009.
Susan Sontag. On Photography. New York: Picador, 2001
ISBN: 978-0-312-42009-3, ISBN10: 0-312-42009-9
Michael Fried. Why Photography Matters as Art as Never Before. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2008.
|Examinations and Assignments: |
One 3-page paper,mid-term exam, one 8-10 page paper, final exam
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