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2/20/2011 1 ART HISTORY 173 February 22, 2011 Photography: A New Medium for the Modern Age Photography phos (light) + graphe (drawing) Invention formally dated to 1839 camera obscura
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2/20/2011 2 Joseph-Nicephore Niepce, View from His Window at Gras , 1826 Louis-Jacques Daguerre, Still Life in Studio , 1837 Daguerreotype Produces images directly onto a metal plate, resulting in the absence of a negative. Each work is unique and could not be reproduced.
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2/20/2011 3 Photography is not an artform. “Every variety of subject, from the most solid and substantial to the most light and airy, were displayed with that exactitude of delineation which completely sets at naught the exertions of manual ingenuity; still the general tone of nature has yet to be accomplished by means of Photography.” Sir William Newton Upon Photography in an Artistic View, and Its Relation to the Arts 1853 Photography is an artform. “But it may be asked whether the standard for the qualifications of
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This note was uploaded on 05/04/2011 for the course ART 173 taught by Professor Laun during the Spring '11 term at SUNY Geneseo.

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