See/ Saw Looking at photographs

Dyer, Geoff
Editorial: Canon Gate
Encuadernación: Hardcover
Idioma: English
Páginas: 336
Medidas: 25.00 x 30.00 cm

A full-colour illuminated history of how photographs frame and change the world, from the award-winning author of The Ongoing Moment.
See/Saw is an illuminating history of how photographs frame and change our perspectives. Starting from single images by the world’s most important photographers – from Eugene Atget to Alex Webb – Geoff Dyer shows us how to read a photograph, as he takes us through a series of close readings that are by turns moving, funny, prescient and surprising.
Following Dyer’s previous books on photography, The Ongoing Moment and The Street Philosophy of Garry Winogrand, See/Saw brilliantly combines visual scrutiny and stylistic flair. It shows us how a photograph can simultaneously record and invent the world, and reveals a master seer at work.
In the spirit of the intellectual curiosity of Berger, Sontag and Didion, Geoff Dyer helps us to see the world around us, and within us, afresh.

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