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Afterimage of EmpirePhotography in Nineteenth-Century India

Afterimage of Empire: Photography in Nineteenth-Century India

Zahid R. Chaudhary

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816677481
eISBN:
9781452946023
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816677481.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

This book provides a philosophical and historical account of early photography in India that focuses on how aesthetic experiments in colonial photography changed the nature of perception. Considering ... More

Developing AnimalsWildlife and Early American Photography

Developing Animals: Wildlife and Early American Photography

Matthew Brower

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816654789
eISBN:
9781452946191
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816654789.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

Pictures of animals are now ubiquitous, but the ability to capture animals on film was a significant challenge in the early era of photography. This book takes us back to the time when Americans ... More

Diane Arbus's 1960sAuguries of Experience

Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Frederick Gross

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

In any decade the work of only a very few artists offers a template for understanding the culture and ideas of their time. Photographer Diane Arbus is one of these rare artists, and this book returns ... More

Picturing the CosmosHubble Space Telescope Images and the Astronomical Sublime

Picturing the Cosmos: Hubble Space Telescope Images and the Astronomical Sublime

Elizabeth A. Kessler

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816679560
eISBN:
9781452947914
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816679560.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

The vividly colored, exquisitely detailed, and dramatically lit Hubble Space Telescope images now define how we visualize the cosmos. They do not look like older photographs of the stars nor are they ... More

"Singular Images, Failed Copies"William Henry Fox Talbot and the Early Photograph

"Singular Images, Failed Copies": William Henry Fox Talbot and the Early Photograph

Vered Maimon

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780816694716
eISBN:
9781452953526
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816694716.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

The Photographic Imagination historicizes the conception of photography in the early nineteenth-century in England, in particular the works and texts by William Henry Fox Talbot, as part of a ... More

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