100 Ideas that Changed Photography

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This compelling book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped photography from the invention of the daguerreotype in the early 19th century up to the digital revolution and beyond. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a fascinating resource to dip into. Arranged in a broadly chronological order to show the development of photography, the ideas that comprise the book include innovative concepts, cultural and social incidents, technologies, and movements. Each idea is presented through lively ...
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Overview

This compelling book chronicles the most influential ideas that have shaped photography from the invention of the daguerreotype in the early 19th century up to the digital revolution and beyond. Entertaining and intelligent, it provides a fascinating resource to dip into. Arranged in a broadly chronological order to show the development of photography, the ideas that comprise the book include innovative concepts, cultural and social incidents, technologies, and movements. Each idea is presented through lively text and arresting visuals, and explores when the idea first evolved and its subsequent impact on photography.
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"...an equally concise and intelligent chronicle of the most seminal developments in the history of today's most prevalent visual art." - Maria Popova, Brain Pickings
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781856697965
  • Publisher: King, Laurence Publishing
  • Publication date: 10/24/2012
  • Series: 100 Ideas That Changed Series
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 216
  • Sales rank: 380,604
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.60 (h) x 2.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Mary Warner Marien is Professor Emerita in the Department of Fine Arts at Syracuse University, New York. She continues to lecture in the United States and Europe and in 2008 won an Andy Warhol Foundation Arts Writer award. She is the author of Photography: A Cultural History, as well as numerous articles on the history of photography.
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