Criticizing Photographs: An Introduction to Understanding Images
by Terry Barrett
Publisher's Description
An outgrowth of the award-winning photographic criticism course Terry Barrett teaches at Ohio State University, this book attempts to provide an overview of critical philosophies and techniques as they pertain to photography. Beginning with a chapter on how to describe photographs properly, Barrett goes on to discuss their interpretation and evaluation. Also included are chapters on different kinds of photographs, the various contexts photographs appear in, and overall aesthetic critical theory as applied to photography. An excellent introduction to the understanding of photography as art.
ISBN: 0874849063
Publisher: Mayfield Pub Co
Paperback : 180 pages
Language: English
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