[C]onsiders the relationship of photography to art, to conscience, and to knowledge ... There are illuminating discussions of the work of such important photographers as Nadar, Muybridge, Stieglitz, Atget, Paul Strand, Edward Weston, August Sander, Walker Evans, Cartier-Bresson, Robert Frank, Richard Avedon, Diane Arbus, and others.
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Susan Sontag has returned photography to the cockpit of discussion it occupied when the exact mechanical image loomed as a threat to the person, to art, to the very relationship between images and ... Read full review
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Susan Sontag remains one of the most important voices of her time. Her interest in photography came at a time when photography was understood as a useful medium and occasionally as a powerful way to ... Read full review