Four Arts of Photography

An Essay in Philosophy
Original Publish Date: Jan 07, 2016
Product Number: EB00665992
Released: Mar 30, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781119053293
Publisher: Wiley
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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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