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The Contest of meaning : critical histories of photography / edited by Richard Bolton.

Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c1989.
Physical Description:
xix, 407 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Reference Library
TR642 .C66 1992 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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BAC,REF: First MIT paperback edition, 1992.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 380-388).
Subject Terms:
Photography, Artistic -- History and criticism.
Bolton, Richard, 1950-

  • The museum's old/the library's new subject / Douglas Crimp
  • The judgment seat of photography / Christopher Phillips
  • From faktura to factography / Benjamin H.D. Buchloh
  • The armed vision disarmed : radical formalism from weapon to style / Abigail Solomon-Godeau
  • What becomes of a legend most : the short, sad career of Diane Arbus / Catherine Lord
  • Of Mother Nature and Marlboro men / Deborah Bright
  • The graphic ordering of desire : modernization of a middle-class women's magazine, 1914-39 / Sally Stein
  • Dykes in context / Jan Zita Grover
  • The corporate year in pictures / Carol Squiers
  • C/overt ideology / Esther Parada
  • In the American East : Richard Avedon Incorporated / Richard Bolton
  • Photography's discursive spaces / Rosalind Krauss
  • In, around, and afterthoughts (on documentary photography) / Martha Rosler
  • The body and the archive / Allan Sekula.