Visual Culture

Visual Culture

by Chris Jenks
     
 

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In Visual Culture the ``visual'' character of contemporary culture is explored in original and lively essays. The contributors look at advertising, film, painting and fine art, journalism, photography, television and propaganda. They argue that there is only a social,

not a formal, relation between vision and truth. A major preoccupation of modernity and central to

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In Visual Culture the ``visual'' character of contemporary culture is explored in original and lively essays. The contributors look at advertising, film, painting and fine art, journalism, photography, television and propaganda. They argue that there is only a social,

not a formal, relation between vision and truth. A major preoccupation of modernity and central to an understanding of the postmodern, ``vision'' and the ``visual'' are emergent themes across sociology, cultural studies and critical theory in the visual arts. Visual Culture will prove an

indispensable guide to the field.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781138879980
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2014
Pages:
288

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