Forget Me Not: Photography and Remembrance

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Princeton Architectural Press, Aug 3, 2006 - Art - 128 pages
Forget Me Not explores the curious and centuries-old practice of strengthening the emotional appeal of photographs by embellishing themwith text, paint, frames, embroidery, fabric, string, hair, flowers, bullets, cigar wrappers, butterfly wings, and moreto create strange and often beautiful hybrid objects. Available now in paperback, this spellbinding book features color photographs of eighty such objects, extraordinary works of art, part memento, part obsessive assemblage, created by ordinary people from the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century.
 

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In this book, published in conjunction with an exhibition at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, Batchen (history of photography, CUNY Graduate Ctr.) considers the common use of photography to preserve ... Read full review

Contents

FOREWORD
6
NOTES
29
EXHIBITION LIST
108
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
127
Copyright

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Geoffrey Batchen teaches the history of photography at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York.

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