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Photography A Cultural Historyby Mary Warner Marien is ainformative overview of the growing medium of photography Sheexamines main as well as unfamiliar figures over time theorieswhich took place in the transition of its existence as well asprehistory of each movement in whichphotography had part onThrough detailed analysis of world wide styles Marien givesideological paths with the concerning aesthetics or historicaldebates Through out this book it is reviewing photography frombeginning receptions and scans how it influences our experiencesin this world This book introduces readers to photographywithout needing a major background The weighing of the mediumslong term multifold developments allowed the scope of historicaland intellectual contexts and are effective in the way that itexpands its purpose to a larger audience Unlike certain textssuch as Resurrecting Vision The New Photography in EuropeBetween the Wars by Christopher Phillips and the bookPhotographyA Critical Introduction by Liz WellsMariensoverview is directing its view to a broader span ofgenresAt the beginning of the book Marien discusses the introductionof the medium to culture as well as the rapid popularity incertain cultures Photography was used as a means of archivinglife like never before and people were able to discover placescultures and art that were never made accessible before Fromthe beginning of photography in which it was used as more of ahobby the process was rapidly becoming a internationalindustry There was many artists and journalists who sawphotography as a growing means in introducing science art andpopular interest Photography became more involved in the artworld and there was beginning to be growing discussion ofphotography changing peoples perceptions As Mariens bookcontinues it is noticeable how she perceives photographyinfluence over time Specifically with the evolvement of 1920sand 30s change in America culture Chapter 8 and 9 put name ofchapters in Mariens book starts to focus more on the change ofart with the development of photography rather then theadvancements In the beginning readings there was alwaysdiscussion of arts role in photography but during this time ofpost WWI and during the
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