Week Ten Reflections

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Several days were taken up ‘looking’ at art and photography, this past week. I separately posted about the McCullin show – just brilliant. I won’t repeat the details, but the reflections on how people ‘consumed’ the McCullin, Van Gogh and Arbus shows have helped me think about what I want to do in the FMP. The audiences: McCullin: reverential, thoughtful, …

The Public Image

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Notes on Robert Hariman & John Louis Lucaites, 2016, Chicago: Univ Chicago Press ‘Photography is a small language about vernacular life in a public world. Each of these three elements is an artistic limitation, and in many photographs energy is diffused rather than concentrated along one or more of these vectors. Nonetheless, often the Camera does produce a moment of …