ln7 - MIT 4.602, Modern Art and Mass Culture (HASS-D)...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
MIT 4.602 , Modern Art and Mass Culture (HASS-D) Spring 2004 Professor Caroline A. Jones Lecture Notes History, Theory and Criticism Section, Department of Architecture Week 4, Lecture 2 IMPRESSIONISM, PHOTOGRAPHY, SERIALISM: The Impressionist Eye as Camera I. New technologies of the visible, ca. 1850s Paris A. Age-old pictorial devices B. Baudelaire and the threat of photography ...this industry, by invading the territories of art, has become art’s most mortal enemy, and. .. the confusion of their several functions prevents any of them from being properly fulfilled. ... If photography is allowed to supplement art. .. it will soon have supplanted or corrupted it altogether, thanks to the stupidity of the multitude which is its natural ally. – Baudelaire, Salon of 1859 C. Photography and the theater of attractions (Magic Lanterns and other wonders) D. Was photography nothing new? (Varnedoe) or a revelatory new machine vision? (Joel Snyder et al.) 1) The camera lucida and the “pencil of nature” (Talbot) – 1820s-30s
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

This note was uploaded on 12/11/2009 for the course ARCHITECTU 4.602 taught by Professor Prof.carolinejones during the Spring '04 term at MIT.

Page1 / 2

ln7 - MIT 4.602, Modern Art and Mass Culture (HASS-D)...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online