Part of the acclaimed 'Documents of Contemporary Art' series of anthologies. This anthology surveys the rich history of relationships between the moving and the still image in photography and film, tracing their ever-changing dialogue since early modernism.
Manifestations of the cinematic in photography and of the photographic in cinema have been a springboard for the work of many of the most influential contemporary artists.
Their work is contextualized here alongside the work of leading photographers and filmmakers from Muybridge and Eisenstein to the present. Contributors include Roland Barthes, Jean Baudrillard, Raymond Bellour, Anton Giulio Bragaglia, Victor Burgin, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Catherine David, Thierry de Duve, Gilles Deleuze, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Philippe Dubois, Regis Durand, Sergei Eisenstein, Mike Figgis, Hollis Frampton, Susanne Gaensheimer, Nan Goldin, Chris Marker, Christian Metz, Laura Mulvey, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Beaumont Newhall, Uriel Orlow, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Constance Penley, Richard Prince, Steve Reich, Carlo Rim, Raul Ruiz, Susan Sontag, Blake Stimson, Michael Tarantino, Agnes Varda, Jeff Wall, Andy Warhol and Peter Wollen.