Maxime Du Camp and Travel Photography

IMPERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY Maxime Du Camp (1822-1894)  The Camera’s Vision Photography inherited the conventions of painting and these conventions are artificially organized into hierarchies that emphasize contents according to the subject matter. Other objects are...

Jean-Léon Gérôme, Part Two

JEAN-LÉON GÉRÔME: History Painter Part Two The Artist and Gender In painting after painting, Jean-Léon Gérôme (1824–1904) clearly demonstrated his discomfort with women.  Before his very profitable marriage to the daughter of Europe’s biggest art dealer, Gérôme lived...

Post-Colonial Theory: Edward Said

POST-COLONIAL THEORY PART THREE:  EDWARD SAID (1935-2003) Orientalism Perhaps the most influential and widely read Post-Colonial critic was the late Edward Said  (1935 – 2003) a Palestinian intellectual who was born in Jerusalem and died in exile in America. ...
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