History of Photography: Annotated Bibliography

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Annotated Bibliography on the History of Photography Baker, George. "Photography's Expanded Field." October, Vol. 114, 120 140, 2005 This piece describes the current manifestations of photography are. This piece calls photography's expanded space, the screen. Photography's expanded space is the screen for a few reasons. One of which is that a great deal of the media of choice consumed in vast quantities around the world come photography. Cinema is a direct descendant photography, as it is a series of still photographs moving at a speed just fast enough for our eyes to believe they are continuous and therefore moving. The expanded field includes television, gaming, and the Internet. The author articulates the struggle for photography to remain fixed yet to continuously transform and influence other forms. Brown, Milton W. "The History of Photography as Art History." Art Journal, Vol. 31, No. 1, 31 36, 1971. By this point in American history, photography was now considered a worthy discipline of academic study. Photography, photography as art history, and other related topics of photography were now parts of curricula across the world. It is critical to note that at this time in global history, the world is coming out of the turbulent, violent, revolutionary, and culturally potent 1960s. Young people and students, who were very much leaders and agents of change during the 1960s, were now being formally instructed about photography and the expressive, liberating
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