Items related to Photography At The Dock: Essays on Photographic History,...

Photography At The Dock: Essays on Photographic History, Institutions, and Practices: 4 (Media and Society)

4.27 avg rating
( 22 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780816619146: Photography At The Dock: Essays on Photographic History, Institutions, and Practices: 4 (Media and Society)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

This study examines the politics of photographic criticism, history and practice. It is a revisionist approach to the history of photography, a critique of photographic modernism and the institutions promoting it, and a feminist exploration of the camera's role in producing (and reproducing) dominant social and sexual ideology. Considering the role of cultural institutions - art historians, collectors, and dealers in construction histories of photography - Solomon-Godeau critiques such institutionalized aesthetics while offering an implied counter-history of the medium. She considers also the place of photography within post-modernism, tracing its evolution from a critical practice to a stylistic option. Lastly, Solomon-Godeau examines the work of a feminist photographer who seeks to counter the sexual politics that photography normally confirms. This, in turn, includes themes concerning the massive production of photographic erotica and pornography that are taken up and considered in relation to contemporary feminist theory and art practice.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Solomon-Godeau is Professor of Art History at the University of California, Santa Barbara.

Linda Nochlin is a leading art historian and the author of several books, including The Body in Pieces: The Fragment as a Metaphor of Modernity, The Politics of Vision: Essays on 19th Century Art and Society, Women, Art and Power, and Realism.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

Stock Image

1.

Solomon-Godeau, Abigail
Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press (1994)
ISBN 10: 081661914X ISBN 13: 9780816619146
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M081661914X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
33.56
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 2.23
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

2.

Abigail Solomon-Godeau
Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press (1994)
ISBN 10: 081661914X ISBN 13: 9780816619146
New Paperback Quantity: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(Houston, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX081661914X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
32.20
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 7.16
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

3.

Solomon-Godeau, Abigail
Published by Univ Of Minnesota Press (1994)
ISBN 10: 081661914X ISBN 13: 9780816619146
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
GlassFrogBooks
(Hawthorne, CA, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: New. A+ Customer service! Satisfaction Guaranteed! Book is in NEW condition. Seller Inventory # 081661914X-2-1

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
32.53
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 10.74
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

4.

Abigail Solomon-Godeau|Linda Nochlin
Published by University of Minnesota Press (1994)
ISBN 10: 081661914X ISBN 13: 9780816619146
New Softcover Quantity: 1
Seller:
GoldenWavesOfBooks
(Fayetteville, TX, U.S.A.)

Book Description Condition: new. Seller Inventory # HolzGA_New_081661914X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
36.06
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 17.90
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, rates & speeds
Stock Image

5.

Solomon-Godeau, Abigail
Published by University of Minnesota Press (1994)
ISBN 10: 081661914X ISBN 13: 9780816619146
New Paperback Quantity: 2
Seller:
Save With Sam
(North Miami, FL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Paperback. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB081661914X

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
44.27
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: 14.32
From U.S.A. to United Kingdom
Destination, rates & speeds