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Above all, nirzoeff is the claim to a history that is not told from the point of view of the police. In reclaiming that look, it refuses to do the commodified labour of looking, of paying attention.

Account Options Sign in. KimberlyRose rated it it was ok May 02, Mirzoeff begins by defining what visual culture is, and explores how and why visual media – fine art, cinema, the Internet This is a wide-ranging and stimulating introduction to the history and theory of visual culture from painting visuao the computer and television screen.

Bob rated it it was amazing Oct 16, From Kongo to the Congo.

Visual Consumption Jonathan Schroeder No preview available – As it is, each chapter is ripe for plucking out and dropping onto curriculum, so that is a bonus in itself- but not necessarily a positive trait for the book as a single book. Cathy Kroll rated it cultude was amazing Jun 20, Be the first to ask a question about Introduction to Visual Culture.


In Part Two, Mirzoeff examines: An Introduction to Visual Culture. Another chapter I really appreciated was the one on virtuality, a subject I’ve always found interesting, and thought Mirzoeff did a good job there as well. Kudos also to Routledge for printing this on high gloss paper and being will to use lots of colour images throughout, not in special inserts: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

Apr 09, Michelle rated it liked it. A general if somewhat ‘messy’ introduction to visual culture if only because it is sorely outdated and requires a revised edition to include more about the Internet.

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An Introduction to Visual Culture

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Improved text design and colour images throughout cultkre it an even more valuable teaching tool.

Paperbackpages. No trivia or quizzes yet. What is visual culture? It is in the final four chapters that Mirzoeff shifts tone from the developmental and the historical to the contemporary analytical in discussions of forming and reforming digital worlds, of the place of photography and claims of its death in the contemporary visual, through an exploration of the British Royal family as markers of the tropes of celebrity and finally through a discussion of watching war.


He is the author of “Watching Babylon: An Introduction to Visual Culture. Megan rated it really liked it Jul 24, The author covers a lot of well-trodden viwual before getting to the bulk of the argument, but that is to be expected from a book touting itself as an “introduction.

This is crucial for students: The introduction of the “Introduction of visual culture” a thought I stupidly find amusing itself summarizes the book quite well and gives an overview of visual culture and of how deeply we are influenced by it.

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