The digital eye: photographic art in the electronic age
Digital photographic and imaging technologies are the mostrecent development in an art and science whose history is oneof constant technological innovation. Using sophisticatedsoftware and scanners, artists are able to enhance or alterphotographs, and create mesmerizing effects. Focusingexclusively on digital photography, Sylvia Wolf explores amedium that challenges our notions of the role of the artistand of an imageżs relationship to the real.Taking readers from the earliest experiments in digitalphotography to the latest innovations, Wolf offers a historicalperspective and points to future trends. The work of a globalpanoply of artists, including Ida Applebroog, Sheila PreeBright, Peter Campus, Xing Danwen, Joan Fontcuberta, TomFriedman, Andreas Gursky, Martina Lopez, Loretta Lux, MaryMattingly, Wendy McMurdo, Andreas Müller-Pohle, ThomasRuff, Lucas Samaras, and Jeff Wall, demonstrates how diverseand complex the field has become. This expert survey offers ariveting snapshot of a medium that is changing the way welook at pictures and the world.
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