Journals Higher Education



Published: 23 November 2017

256 Pages | 30 black & white illustrations

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526106728

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Photographic realism

Late twentieth-century aesthetics

First Edition

Jane Tormey

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Discusses conceptual and political photographic projects between 1970 and the turn of the century , a dynamic era in photography's history following Conceptual art and the influence of post-structural theories
  • Extends the discussion concerning the potential use of the photograph as aesthetic and/or political
  • Introduces concepts useful for students and scholars working outside Photography and Art Theory, and discusses the photograph's capacity to construct ideas, make comment and promote thought.
  • Updates photographic aesthetics by moving away from the preoccupations of modernist photography

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