More Than One: Photographs in Sequence

More Than One: Photographs in Sequence

Paperback Princeton University Art Museum Monographs S.

Edited by Joel Smith, Contributions by Peter Barberie, Contributions by Kelly Baum, Contributions by Anne McCauley, Contributions by Kevin Moore, Contributions by Joel Smith

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  • Publisher: Yale University Press
  • Format: Paperback | 120 pages
  • Dimensions: 216mm x 272mm x 12mm | 522g
  • Publication date: 3 March 2009
  • Publication City/Country: New Haven
  • ISBN 10: 0300149301
  • ISBN 13: 9780300149302
  • Illustrations note: 32 black-&-white illustrations + 61 colour images
  • Sales rank: 746,614

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The essays in More than One examine sequentiality and serialism in the practice of photography from the medium's earliest years to the present. Contributors explore nuances of syntax and sense raised by works like photographic albums, books, thematic portfolios, journalistic photo features, and documentations of performance art. Fully illustrated essays discuss, among other topics, the little-known volume Beyond This Point (1929), a collaborative experiment by American photographer Francis Bruguiere and London radio producer Lance Sieveking; the evolving relationship between public space and sexual self-definition in the early work of Minor White; and an important performance work by artist Ana Mendieta. The title essay surveys the social conditions and expressive motives that have given rise to serial and sequential forms throughout the history of photography.

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Author information

Joel Smith is curator of photography and Kelly Baum is the Locks Curatorial Fellow for Contemporary Art, both at the Princeton University Art Museum. Peter Barberie is curator of photography at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. Anne McCauley is the David Hunter McAlpin Professor of the History of Photography and Modern Art at Princeton University. Kevin Moore is an independent scholar and curator.