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Building a Studio Installation

What ideological framework is being decoded? Realist- How does the film present reality? What techniques are used in the storytelling?  What are the demons of the states of mind portrayed?   Formalist- Structure and form. Internal evidence. Analysis of reactions. Photographic composition of perception.     Contextualist- What is the broader picture being analyzed? Symptomatic […]

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Art History Photography

Szarkowski: Image Quote

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Art Photography

Nostalgic Sfumato

“It is the camera that today reveals our disasters and our claims to divinity, doing what painting and poetry used to do and, we can only hope will do again”  (Kirstein, 1938)