I/Eye: On Photography

Things to see, read

Posted in Other Photographers by Sheila Newbery on November 8, 2010

On view at SFMOMA: Exposed — Voyeurism, Surveillance, and the Camera since 1870. The show is both more and less than the sum of its title’s parts. It doesn’t so much convey a thesis about the history of photography as display the astonishing variety of experiences sought and recorded with cameras. Where hasn’t the camera been?

Why do Photography Critics Hate Photography? — an excerpt from Susie Linfield’s book on photography and political violence, The Cruel Radiance, can be read at the University of Chicago Press website. (344 pages, 20 halftones, cloth $30.00 ISBN: 9780226482507)

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