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Four Arts of Photography: An Essay in Philosophy

ISBN: 978-1-119-05329-3
200 pages
January 2016
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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. Freeland
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