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The landscape is not so much a paradise to long for

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The landscape is not so much a paradise to long for … as it is a mirror that reflects our own cultural image. We now view landscape photographs, both past and present, much like the shadows on the walls of Plato’s cave. They are artifacts of what we think we know about the land, and how we have come to know it— the language of an individual’s experience in his or her time, and at their best a form of commentary. —Mark Klett Conclude color Landscape Older generation: Weston, Adams, Siskind, Callahan, White, Capanigro The Rephotographic Survey Project Mark Klett, Rick Dingus, JoAnn Verburg, Gordon Bushaw Concepts Romanticism and romantic. Romanticism was a movement in art, literature and music in the late 1700s and early 1800s, that arose in reaction to the Enlightenment’s emphasis on rationality. In painting especially, emphasized emotional response, especially awe, to the grandeur of nature.
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Unformatted text preview: Sublime. A concept that arose among philosophers of aesthetics during the Romantic period to discuss the awesome greatness of nature. Most of these writers made a distinction between the sublime and the beautiful. Ideology. Can mean a set of ideas, but generally carries a pejorative connotation. In Marxist theory, ideology is a system of thought that the dominant economic class imposes on all members of a society. This implies determinism or brainwashing, where people don’t think for themselves. Photographers Robert Adams, 1937– Mark Klett, 1952– Linda Connor, 1944– Emitt Gowin, 1941– Richard Misrach, 1949– Josef Koudelka, 1938– Toshio Shibata, 1949– Bernd Becher, 1931– & Hilla Becher, 1934– Class 20. Landscape...
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