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Overview

“An essential guide.”—Seattle Post-Intelligencer
For this new edition, Charlotte Cotton brings the story of contemporary art photography up to date with a chapter on artists who emphasize the physical and material properties of photography, who use photography as just one component in their pan-media practice, or who choose to experiment with new modes of dissemination for their work.
Featuring significant and established art photographers such as Isa Genzken and Sherrie Levine alongside a younger generation that includes Florian Maier-Aichen, Sara VanDerBeek, and Walead Beshty, Cotton points to the diversity and energy of art photography in this century.
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Editorial Reviews

The Picture Professional
“Essential reading for anyone who wishes to make sense of the complex and sometimes baffling world of conceptual art photography”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780500204016
  • Publisher: Thames & Hudson
  • Publication date: 9/7/2009
  • Series: World of Art Series
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 248
  • Product dimensions: 6.06 (w) x 8.36 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Charlotte Cotton is Department Head & Curator of the Wallis Annenberg Photography Department at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 7

Chapter 1 If This Is Art 21

Chapter 2 Once Upon a Time 49

Chapter 3 Deadpan 81

Chapter 4 Something and Nothing 115

Chapter 5 Intimate Life 137

Chapter 6 Moments in History 167

Chapter 7 Revived and Remade 191

Chapter 8 Physical and Material 219

Further Reading 242

Illustration List 244

Index 248

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  • Posted April 2, 2009

    Good Read

    This is an excellent book on Contemporary Photographic artist working primarily with color images. It provides a large array of small snipits of information on numerous artists, which are easily researched via the internet or your local library. A good book for any serious photographer, art historian or for that person who would like to understand photography more fully.

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