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Four Arts of Photography : An Essay in Philosophy, Hardback Book

Four Arts of Photography : An Essay in Philosophy Hardback

Part of the New Directions in Aesthetics series


Four Arts of Photography explores the history of photography through the lens of philosophy and proposes a new scholarly understanding of the art form for the 21st century. * Re-examines the history of art photography through four major photographic movements and with case studies of representative images * Employs a top-down, theory to case approach, as well as a bottom-up, case to theory approach * Advances a new theory regarding the nature of photography that is grounded in technology but doesn t place it in opposition to painting * Includes commentaries by two leading philosophers of photography, Diarmuid Costello and Cynthia A.



  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 200 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Photography & photographs
  • ISBN: 9781119053170



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