Tag Archives: Don McCullin

1.6 The Sublime in Contemporary Art

Fascination with the Sublime is as great today as it was in the eighteenth century and visual artists across all mediums continue to use an aesthetic that generates Burke’s astonishment and awe. Much time and energy is expended discussing photography’s links … Continue reading

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1.4 Marius de Zayas: Photography and Artistic Photography

Marius De Zayas, a Mexican born illustrator and caricaturist, was closely associated with Alfred Stieglitz in the years between his arrival in New York on 1907 and the closure of Stielglitz’s gallery, “291”, in 1916. (i) In 1913 Camera Work … Continue reading

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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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