Journals Higher Education



Published: 22 August 2019

248 Pages

7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190646233

Bookseller Code (04)

16 Ways of Looking at a Photograph

Contemporary Theories

Claire Raymond

  • Covers an extensive period of history, from pre-photographic ideas to post-photography theory
  • Illustrates vital developments with compelling images that range from Joseph Nicéphore Niépce's "View from the Window at Le Gras" to twenty-first-century examples of new directions in fine art photography, from William Wylie to Andreas Gursky
  • Highlights the contributions of female photographers, including Diane Arbus, Mary Ellen Mark, Carrie Mae Weems, and Francesca Woodman
  • Discusses African American photographic traditions, including work from Carrie Mae Weems, Gordon Parks, and James Van Der Zee
  • Includes work from indigenous photographers James Tylor and Shelley Niro
  • Incorporates a captivating eight-page color insert

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