Call Number: TR 15 .N38 2015 at House of Learning Library (Stacks)
In 1949 Georgia O'Keeffe chose the National Gallery of Art as the custodian of nearly 1,600 photographs by Alfred Stieglitz, the Key Set as it has become known. This elegant book presents some of the most significant and compelling photographs acquired over the years, ranging from experimental photographs made in the earliest years of the medium's history to key works by major twentieth-century figures and contemporary pieces that reset the ways in which photography shapes our experience of the modern world.
Call Number: TR 15 .S49 2015 V.1 at House of Learning Library (Stacks)
The Miracle of Analogy is the first of a two-volume reconceptualization of photography. It argues that photography originates in what is seen, rather than in the human eye or the camera lens, and that it is the world's primary way of revealing itself to us.
Call Number: TR 23 .H35 1995 at House of Learning (Oversized)
This volume accompanies a travelling exhibition of masterworks from the Hallmark Photographic Collection. Begun in 1964, the collection is distinguished by the quality of its contents and by the breadth of its perspective on the art of photography.
Call Number: TR 140 .H436 H43 2015 at House of Learning Library (Stacks)
German artist John Heartfield (1891-1968) is widely considered one of the inventors of photomontage. In the 1930s, he produced some of the most visually arresting and politically hard-hitting artwork of the 20th century, appropriating the widely circulated propaganda of the time to create its total antithesis. In his own words, he used "laughter as a devastating weapon" to target the Nazis, which made him a target for Nazi censorship.
Call Number: TR 146 .B337 2016 at House of Learning Library (Stacks)
Providing a thorough and comprehensive introduction to the study of photography, this second edition of Photography: The Key Concepts has been expanded and updated to cover more fully contemporary changes to photography. Outlining an overview of photographic genres, David Bate explores how these varied practices can be coded and interpreted using key theoretical models.
Call Number: TR 501 .V65 2015 at House of Learning Library (Stacks)
A polished and professional portfolio--including both print pieces and an online presence--is more important than ever for photographers and other creative professionals to make a great first impression and secure employment.
Call Number: TR 642 .P56 2015 at House of Learning Library (Stacks)
The Museum of Modern Art has one of the greatest collections of twentieth-century photography in the world. As one of three volumes dedicated to a new history of photography published by the Museum, this publication comprises a comprehensive catalogue of the collection post-1960s and brings much-needed new critical perspective on the most prominent artists working with the photographic medium of the late twentieth and early twenty-first centuries.
Call Number: TR 183 .S245 2015 at House of Learning Library (Stacks)
By examining this idea of photography as articulated in literature, film, and the graphic novel, Daguerreotypes demonstrates how photography secures identity for figures with an otherwise unstable sense of self. Lisa Saltzman argues that in many modern works, the photograph asserts itself as a guarantor of identity, whether genuine or fabricated.
Call Number: TR 187 .B467 2013 at House of Learning (Stacks)
John Berger's explorations of the relationships between the individual and society, culture and politics, and experience and expression through the written word, films, photographic collaborations and performances are unmatched in their diversity, ambition and reach. His television series and book "Ways of Seeing" revolutionized the way that art is understood. Now, "Understanding a Photograph" gathers the photography writings of one of the most internationally influential authors of the past 50 years.