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Author Durden, Mark, author.

Title Photography today : a history of contemporary photography / Mark Durden.

Publication Info. London : Phaidon Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    770.9051 DUR    Bindery
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    770.9051 DUR    Available
Description 463 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 30 cm.
text rdacontent
still image rdacontent
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 457-459) and index.
Contents The copy: authorship and reproduction -- The face: the pose and the mask -- Colour: surface a nd depth -- The street: discord and harmony -- Landscapes: nature, culture and power -- History: witnessing atrocity -- The body: ideal and real -- Documentary: engagement and exploitation -- Self: looking in and acting out -- Constructions: signs, fantasy and the tableau form -- Photography tomorrow.
Summary A lively and accessible survey of photography as art since the 1960s, exploring how, in the hands of some of the world's greatest photographic artists, it has developed into a respected and versatile artistic medium.
Subject Photography -- History -- 21st century.
Photography, Artistic -- History -- 21st century.
ISBN 9780714845630 (hbk.)
0714845639 (hbk.)

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