What is ‘Truth’?

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When we talk of a picture being ‘accurate’, we are using a variety of the concept of ‘truth’. Its meaning depends on the context that we use it. Portraits can be considered truthful. We reveal our ‘true character’ when we act. Religions, philosophies and psychologies all attempt to revel our ‘true nature’. We talk about indexicality as offering a photographic ‘truth’ …

Setting Sun – Quotes – Part Two

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MEDIA Introduction ‘In postwar Japan, the photograph in its truest form is widely understood to be a reproduction imprint. It might almost be said that the fine-art photograph on the gallery wall is antithetical to how Japanese photography has developed over the past fifty years as strictly printed matter. The roots of this phenomenon are twofold. Photography [and the fine …