Crisis of the Real: Writings on Photography, 1974-1989

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Aperture, 1990 - Art and photography - 258 pages
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Andy Grundberg is a former photography critic of The New York Times whose interpretations and critical views have helped shape the contemporary understanding of photography's complex roles in art and in the media. Significantly expanded to include his writings to date, this book brings into focus the major debates in photography that have arisen over the last thirty-five years.

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Grundberg, photography critic for the New York Times and author of Andy Grundberg's Goof-Proof Photography ( LJ 10/15/89), has gathered a selection of his writings on photography of the last two ... Read full review


Illustrations Frontispiece Joe Gioa Andy Grundberg 1988
Louise Lawler Artists Studio Allan McCollum 1983
Alfred Stieglitz and the Contradictions of Modernism

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He is a former photography critic for The New York times & has written several books on photography, art & culture & is an independent curator. He lives in Washington, D. C.

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