Abigail Solomon-Godeau. · Rating details · 22 ratings · 2 reviews. This study examines the politics of photographic criticism, history and practice. Abigail Solomon-Godeau has set as her task the examination of the politics of photographic criticism, history, and practice. Photography at the Dock is a. Presenting two decades of work by Abigail Solomon-Godeau, books, including Photography at the Dock: Essays on Photographic History.
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Bringing a wealth of information to bear on photographic meaning, Solomon-Godeau explores her topics in historical context. Zt doing so, she demonstrates that the way many photographs are understood today has little to do with the circumstance of their creation, or the manner in which they were originally distributed and viewed. In Photography after Photographyshe continues the crucial work of examining the situations and stakes of representation.
Essays written over the last two decades take up case studies as diverse as Cindy Sherman and Abu Ghraib; Solomon-Godeau reminds us that no image can truly be seen without a consideration of the power structures that shape it. Feminism informs every word of photogralhy powerful examination of culture, rigorously specific in its examples, yet expansive in its reach. If you are requesting permission to photocopy material for classroom use, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright.
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Photography at the dock : essays on photographic history, institutions, and practices
As the boundaries that separate photography from other forms of artistic production are increasingly fluid, Solomon-Godeau, a pioneering feminist and politically engaged critic, argues that wbigail relationships between photography, culture, gender, and power demand renewed attention. In her analyses of the photographic production of Cindy Sherman, Robert Mapplethorpe, Susan Meiselas, Francesca Woodman, and others, Solomon-Godeau refigures the disciplinary object of photography by considering these practices through an examination of the goreau of genre and gender as these shape the relations between photographers, their images, and their viewers.
Among her subjects are the Abu Ghraib prison photographs and the Cold War-era exhibition The Family of Maninsofar as these illustrate photography’s embeddedness in social relations, viewing relations, and ideological formations. Sign up for Subject Matters email updates to receive discounts, new book announcements, and more.
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Gender, Genre, History Author s: List of Illustrations vii Preface. Written on the Body 27 abiagil. The Family of Man: Refurbishing Humanism for a Postmodern Age 43 4. Torture at Abu Ghraib: In and Out of the Media 61 5. Gender, Genre, and Street Photography 77 6. Susan Meiselas’s Carnival Strippers 94 7.
Framing Landscape Photography 8.
The Ghosts of Documentary 9. Categories, Careers, and Commerce Whitewashed and Polished Body Double The Coming of Age: Permission to Photocopy coursepacks If you are requesting permission to photocopy material for classroom use, please contact the Copyright Clearance Center at copyright.
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