Spring 2015 Reading List

Alex Klein (ed.), Words Without Pictures. Los Angeles & New York: LA County Museum of Art and Aperture, 2010

Barthes, Roland. “The Photographic Message;” “Rhetoric of the Image;” “The Third Meaning;” “The Death of the Author” in Image Music Text. New York: Hill & Wang, 1977

Barthes, Roland. Camera Lucida. New York: Hill & Wang, 1980.

Barthes, Roland. Mythologies. New York: Hill & Wang, 1957; 1972.

Batchen, Geoffrey. Burning With Desire: The Conception of Photography. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT, 1999

Batchen, Geoffrey. Photography Degree Zero: Reflections on Roland Barthes’s Camera Lucida. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT, 2009.

Benjamin, Walter. “A Short History of Photography,”

Bolton, Richard. The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1992

Buchlol, Foster et al, Art since 1900, 2011, 2 vol.

Burton, J/ Horak, R, Liz Deschenes, Secession, 2012

Cotton, Charlotte. The Photograph as Contemporary Art. London and New York: Thames & Hudson, 2009

Foster, Hal, The Anti-Aesthetic: Essays on Post-Modern Culture, New Press, 2002

Fried, Michael, Why Photography Matters as Art as Never Before, Yale University Press, New Haven, 2008

Frizot, Michel (ed.). A New History of Photography. Cologne: Könemann, 1998

Holmes, A.M. Another Girl, Another Planet, exhibition catalogue; organized by Gregory Crewdson and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn. Published by Lawrence Rubin Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, 1999

Horak, Weber, Davies, Deschenes, Rethinking Photography 1+!, 2003

Kerr, D. The Production of Space. Urban Studies, 1992

Lyle Rexer, The Edge of Vision, The Rise of Abstraction in Photography, 2009

Ranciere, Jacques, The Future of the Image, Verso, 2007

Ritchin, Fred. After Photography. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 2008

Schwabsky, Barry, Vitamin P: New Perspectives in Painting, Phaidon, 2004

Sekula, Allan, “The Body and the Archive.” In The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography. MIT P, 1990: 343-38.

Sontag, Susan. On Photography. Anchor, 1990.

Wallis, Brian and Tucker, Marcia Art After Modernism: Rethinking Representation, Godine, 1994


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