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Ericalyn Francavilla January 18 th , 2008 1. Carl Chiarenza rejects the need for another history of photography, but immediately calls for a first meaningful history of picturemaking. He likes asking meaningful questions that relate the pictures with words. He says that with history, its either a history of photography that neglects all other forms of art or vice versa. He likes to ask all the difficult and important questions of the pictures themselves. Because picturemaking is a part of photography – without picturemaking, you don’t have photography. 2. “Pictures come from pictures and history comes from history.” Chiarenza says this because he believes that everything comes from what it was before. Making pictures requires the understanding and use, consciously or unconsciously, pictures from the past. Everything is preceded by something else. Nothing comes out of thin air. 3.
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This essay was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course H&A 2 taught by Professor Rubenstein during the Winter '07 term at RIT.

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H&Aquestions - Ericalyn Francavilla January 18th, 2008...

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