PHOTOGRAPHY CRITICISM | THEORY

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Banking On Images: The Bettmann Archive and Corbis

By Estelle Blaschke.

The role of photo agencies remains a blind spot in the history of photography. Emerging in the beginning of the 20th century to satisfy the picture-hunger of modern man (Tschichold), they transformed photography into a commodity. As catalysts for the picture market and through the creation of systematic collections, these companies shaped our western visual culture. The 1920s, 1930s and 1990s, in particular, ushered a paradigm shift in the economy of the medium, marked by major technological developments and the rise of new markets. Taking the example of the Bettmann Archive and Corbis – one of the world’s largest photo agencies, founded by Bill Gates – the book Banking on Images inquires into the criteria used in selecting these images, the way in which the value of a commercial image bank is determined, and the concept of photography that lies behind it.
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Banking On Images: The Bettmann Archive and Corbis

BANKING ON IMAGES: THE BETTMANN ARCHIVE AND CORBIS

By Estelle Blaschke.

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Pub Date: 5/1/2015
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Thresholds

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Edited with text by Mats Jönsson, Niclas Östlind, Louise Wolthers. Text by Annika Wickman, Björn Axel Johanson, Ciara Chambers, et al.

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ISBN: 9783753300009
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Pub Date: 11/9/2021
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The Impossibility of Silence: Writing for Designers, Artists & Photographers

THE IMPOSSIBILITY OF SILENCE: WRITING FOR DESIGNERS, ARTISTS & PHOTOGRAPHERS

By Ian Lynam.

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Danny Lyon: American Blood

DANNY LYON: AMERICAN BLOOD

Edited with introduction by Randy Kennedy. Conversations with Hugh Edwards, Nan Goldin, Susan Meiselas.

KARMA BOOKS, NEW YORK

ISBN: 9781949172454
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Pub Date: 2/2/2021
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Dayanita Singh: Book of Books

DAYANITA SINGH: BOOK OF BOOKS

Text by Simrat Dugal, Gerhard Steidl.

STEIDL

ISBN: 9783958299085
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Pub Date: 2/1/2022
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Aby Warburg: Bilderatlas Mnemosyne

ABY WARBURG: BILDERATLAS MNEMOSYNE

Text by Roberto Ohrt, Axel Heil, Bernd Scherer, Bill Sherman, Claudia Wedepohl.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775746953
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Pub Date: 11/8/2022
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Abbas to Yuki

ABBAS TO YUKI

Edited by Anthony Huberman.

MOUSSE PUBLISHING

ISBN: 9788867494002
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Pub Date: 4/21/2020
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The Imaginary Republic

THE IMAGINARY REPUBLIC

ERRANT BODIES PRESS

ISBN: 9780997874457
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Pub Date: 8/11/2020
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A Progressive Bauhaus Legacy

A PROGRESSIVE BAUHAUS LEGACY

Edited by Wolfgang Thöner, Claudia Perren. Text by Wolfgang Thöner, Christin Müller-Wenzel.

SPECTOR BOOKS

ISBN: 9783959052788
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Pub Date: 2/11/2020
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Looking at Photography

LOOKING AT PHOTOGRAPHY

By Stephen Frailey.

DAMIANI

ISBN: 9788862087025
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The Impressionists and Photography

THE IMPRESSIONISTS AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Text by Paloma Alarcó.

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ISBN: 9788417173340
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The Pragmatism in the History of Art

THE PRAGMATISM IN THE HISTORY OF ART

By Molly Nesbit.

INVENTORY PRESS

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Pub Date: 8/4/2020
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