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    DescriptionWhile innumerable words have been written about individual paintings, there have been few attempts at extended analysis of a singular photographic image. This selection of essays addresses this startling omission by examining in depth key images from a history of photography dating from 1835 to the present. The selected images are drawn from documentary as well as fine art practice, and also allude to the worlds of fashion and film, highlighting the border disputes that are key to all discourses around art and photography. Works include: William Henry Fox Talbot's Latticed Window, 1835; Julia Margaret Cameron's Iago, Study of an Italian, 1867; Man Ray and Marcel Duchamp's Dust Breeding, 1920; Nan Goldin's The Hug, 1980; and Jeff Wall's View from an Apartment, 2005.


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    Title
    Singular Images
    Subtitle
    Essays on Remarkable Photographs
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Sophie Howarth
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 135 mm
    Height: 215 mm
    Weight: 300 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781854376541
    ISBN 10: 1854376543
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.4
    BIC subject category V2: AJ, ACX, ACV
    BISAC V2.8: ART015000, PHO000000
    DC22: 770.9
    BISAC V2.8: ART015100
    Thema V1.0: AJ, AGA
    Illustrations note
    10ill.
    Publisher
    TATE PUBLISHING
    Imprint name
    TATE PUBLISHING
    Publication date
    01 October 2005
    Publication City/Country
    London