photography, television and propaganda. They argue that there is only a social, not a formal relation between vision and truth. A major preoccupation of modernity and central to an understadning of the postmodern, 'vision'
and the 'visual' are emergent themes across sociology, cultural studies and critical theory in the visual arts. Visual Culture will prove an indispensable guide to the field.
|Publisher:||Taylor & Francis|
|Edition description:||New Edition|
|Product dimensions:||6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)|
|Age Range:||18 Years|
Table of ContentsCONTENTS
List of figures
List of contributors
1 Chris Jenks -- The Centrality of the Eye in Western Culture: An Introduction
2 Malcolm Barnard -- Advertising: The Rhetorical Imperative
Andrew Barry -- Reporting and Visualizing
4 Roy Boyne -- Fractured Subjectivity
5 James Donald -- The City, the Cinema: Modern Spaces
6 Fabulous Confusion! Pop Before Pop?
7 Ian Heywood -- An Art of Scholars: Corruption, Negation and
Particularity in Paintings by Ryman and Richter
8 Chris Jenks -- Watching Your Step: The History and Practice of the FlÂneur
9 Justin J. Lorentzen -- Reich Dreams: Ritual Horror and Armoured Bodies
10 David Morley -- Television: Not So
Much a Visual Medium, More a Visible Object
11 John O'Neill -- Foucalt's Optics: The (In) Vision of Mortality and Modernity
12 Michael Phillipson Foucault's Optics: The (In) Vision of Mortality and Modernity
13 Don Slater -- Photography and Modern
Vision: The Spectacle of 'Natural Magic'
14 John A. Smith -- Three Images of the Visual: Empirical, Formal and Normative
of specularity, from avant-garde art to popular culture, from urban landscapes to the interiority of the modern subject (Martin Jay, University of California at Berkeley)