Challenging Genres – Glossary

Vanitas A still-life artwork which includes various symbolic objects designed toremind the viewer of their mortality and of the worthlessness of worldlygoods and pleasures. Artworks that remind [...]

CG Exercise 1: Establishing Conventions

Brief Find examples of 18th and 19th-century landscape paintings and list the commonalities. Find examples of landscape photographs from any era that conform and that break those conventions. [...]

Reading task: The Key Concepts

Brief Read the introduction from David Bate, Photography: The Key Concepts. Note down your thoughts in response to this reading. Introduction I will offer my thoughts regarding Bate’s [...]