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 - Geoff Greene - Goodreads
A lot of art school pretense that caused my brain to shut down but overall, a very insightful and thought provoking book. Read full review
Review: On PhotographyUser Review - Sam Horton - Goodreads
I've just finished and what this book has taught me I can't explain through words. I now see the world from a different perspective and analyse art from their context. Read full review