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1.3(b) The Influence of Landscape Painting on Photography

In the second part of this exercise I will look at a number of historical and contemporary photographs that strongly reference the visual conventions of the eighteenth and nineteenth century. Some of these photographers have been directly influenced by painters, for example Scott McFarland revisited … 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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