Photography's antiquarian avant-garde - the new-wave in old processes.

By: Rexer, Lyle.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2002Description: 160p, ill, 30cm.ISBN: 0810904020.Subject(s): Photography | 19th century | History | Photography, processing | Photography, ArtisticDDC classification: 770.28REX
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Many photographers are turning to the earliest methods of producing photographs as a protest against the technologically assisted equipment and techniques exemplified in digital photography. This volume reproduces their work and ideas, and includes an essay by Chuck Close.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Preface: The Death and Birth and Death and Birth of Photography (p. 6)
  • Introduction: Looking Forward by Looking Backward (p. 10)
  • The Antiquarian Avant-Garde (p. 22)
  • Mirror with a Memory: Daguerreotypes Resurrected (p. 28)
  • Chuck Close: Why I Make Daguerreotypes (p. 36)
  • First Photographs: Art on Paper (p. 50)
  • Ethereality: Flowing Images on Glass (p. 72)
  • The Angel of Uncertainty: An Interview with Sally Mann on the Lure of the Poured Image (p. 80)
  • Tin Dreams: The Art of the Tintype (p. 92)
  • Beyond the Blueprint: New Cyanotypes (p. 106)
  • Photography Degree Zero: Photograms (p. 128)
  • Technical Glossary and Aid to Appreciation (p. 148)
  • Endnotes (p. 152)
  • Bibliography (p. 153)
  • Index (p. 154)
  • Photograph Credits (p. 159)