Winner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism.
One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, On Photography first appeared in 1977 and is described by its author as “a progress of essays about the meaning and career of photographs.” It begins with the famous “In Plato’s Cave”essay, then offers five other prose meditations on this topic, and concludes with a fascinating and far-reaching “Brief Anthology of Quotations.”
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Review: On PhotographyUser Review - Jabali Sawicki - Goodreads
Very thought provoking. Don't agree with everything she says but it will definitely push my own photography. Read full review
Review: On PhotographyUser Review - Kayl Parker - Goodreads
1// "Strictly speaking, one never understands anything from a photograph." 2// "Though some photographs, considered as individual objects, have the bite and sweet gravity of important works of art ... Read full review