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Description - Photographic Realism by Jane Tormey

Photographic realism: Late twentieth-century aesthetics provides an accessible and useful introduction to uses of photography in art practice, and relates them to wider cultural ideas. Focusing on conceptual and political projects between 1970 and the turn of the century, it draws parallels between issues discussed in theory and those displayed visually in practice. Tormey discusses a dynamic era in photography's history, which follows the influences of conceptual art and shifts in thinking about representation and subjectivity. The author moves away from the preoccupations of modernist photography to outline a photographic aesthetic that signals a direction for development in the twenty-first century, exampled here by the complex practices of Chinese photography. This book emphasises how photographs construct ideas, make comments and promote thought - philosophically, culturally and politically.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780719081569
ISBN-10: 0719081564
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Manchester University Press
Publisher: Manchester University Press
Publish Date: 1-Jun-2013
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jane Tormey

Jane Tormey is a Lecturer in Critical and Historical Studies at Loughborough University School of the Arts

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