On Photography

15 octobre 2015|
On Photography de Walter Benjamin
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Walter Benjamin’s 1931 essay “A Short History of Photography” is a landmark in the understanding and criticism of the medium, offering surprising new takes on such photographic pioneers as David Octavius Hill and Nicéphore Niépce and their aesthetic and technical achievements.

On Photography presents a new translation of that essay along with a number of other writings by Benjamin, some of them presented in English for the first time. Translator and editor Esther Leslie sets Benjamin’s work in context with prefaces to each piece and contributes a substantial introduction that considers Benjamin’s engagement with photography in all its forms, including early commercial studio photography, the uses of photography in science, and much more.

Titre :On Photography
Format :livre numérique Kobo
Publié le :15 octobre 2015
Publié par :Reaktion Books
Langue :anglais
Convient aux âges :Tous les âges
ISBN - 13 :9781780235615

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