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1.2 Rosalind Krauss and Timothy O’Sullivan: Photography’s Discursive Spaces

In 1982 Roslind Krauss, art critic and art history teacher, wrote Photography’s Discursive Spaces: Landscape / View (1); an essay that challenged whether the survey photographs of Timothy O’Sullivan (i) should be discussed in the context of art, in essence whether they … Continue reading

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Landscape Before Photography

In his introduction to the original 1949 edition of Landscape into Art, Kenneth Clark argues that landscape art is a modern form. “People who have given the matter no thought are apt to assume that the appreciation of natural beauty and … Continue reading

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1.1 Preconceptions

The landscape module opens with the challenge to sketch a ‘landscape’ picture. Many people say they can’t draw, but I really can’t draw, so I will not burden the internet with an embarrassingly inadequate and indecipherable sketch. Bill Jay, that most … Continue reading

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