27 September 2011, Tuesday:
CRITICIZING photography – ART CRITICISM (chapter 1)
Defining criticism: to DESCRIBE, INTERPRET, EVALUATE and THEORIZE it.
1) to DESCRIBE- is a data gathering process, a listing of facts, is answers to this Q’S
~WHAT IS HERE?
~WHAT AM I LOOKING AT
~WHAT I KNOW WITH CERTAINLY ABOUT THIS IMAGE?
answering about identifications of both the obvious and not so obviuos.
DESCRIPTIVE information includes –
4)PHOTOGRAPH’S CAUSAL ENVIRONMENT, INCLUDING INFORMATION ABOUT THE PHOTOGRAPHER WHO MADE IT, THE TIMES DURING WHICH IT WAS MADE, AND THE SOCIAL MILIEU FROM WHICH IT EMERGED.
will be continued…