ON PHOTOGRAPHY Susan Sontag. Susan Sontag is an essayist and novelist. She has studied at Berkeley, Harvard, Ox ness of photographyasart. Recently, photography has become almost as widely practiced an amusement as sex and dancingwhich means that, like every mass art Painting never had so imperial a scope. The subsequent industrialization of camera technology only carried out a promise inherent in photography from its very beginning: to democratize all experiences by translating them into images.
Excerpt from Essay: Wall, Tapies, and Goldin: Photography and Painting From the Theoretical Perspective of Susan Sontag The relationship between photography and painting, according to Susan Sontag, is that neither is really" capturing" the world that each attempts to depict. Rather they are capturing or depicting a perspective and the Photography is the world's number one hobby. So when Susan Sontag's On Photography hit the bestseller list recently, it caused an uproar among photo professionals and hobbyists alike.
" To photograph people, " Sontag said, " is to violate themIt turns people into objects that can be symbolically possessed. " [13 Cynthia Freeland Portraits in Painting and Photography Essay about Susan Glaspell's Trifles Men vs. Women Susan Glaspells oneact play, Trifles, weaves a tale of an intriguing murder investigation to determine who did it.
Mrs. Wright is suspected of strangling her husband to death. Sep 28, 2016 essay on photography susan sontag Robert Bechtle on painting and photography Duration: 1: 54. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art 6, 809 views. 1: 54. Impact of Photography and Film on Art. To explore how photography and film have changed our notion of art, we must elude to Walter Benjamins essay, The Work of Art in the Age of Mechanical On Photography is to my mind the most original and illuminating study of the subject.
Calvin Trillin, The New Yorker. Susan Sontag was born in New York City on January 16, 1933. I approached On Photography expecting a sense of warmth and intellect that Maria Popova paints Susan Sontag with.
One essay in, I was slightly disappointed to feel no warmth. So, I read an interview of hers where the interviewer says the" yes and no" attitude is typical of her writing, something that I had experienced as well. David Campany is a writer, curator of exhibitions and an artist.
He has published several books on photography, cinema and art, and over a hundred essays. David Campany is a writer, curator of exhibitions and an artist. Susan Meiselas talks with David Campany. Photoworks magazine, Summer, 2004; Conversation. A found Polaroid.