Thursday, February 2, 2012

AU Visual Literacy Short Friendly Reading List

In no particular order:

Supensions of Perception - Johnathan Crary
Changing Images of Pictorial Space: A History of Spatial Illusion in Painting - William Dunning
(this doesn't quite get us to where we are currently, but is a good backstory)
Camera Lucida - Roland Barthes
Believing is Seeing: Observations on the Mysteries of Photography - Errol Morris
A Fine Disregard - Kirk Varnedoe
Art as Far as the Eye Can See - Paul Virilio

and if you really want to geek out:

Critique of Pure Judgement - Immanuel Kant
Ages of the World - Friedrich Schelling
Primacy of Perception - Maurice Marleau-Ponty
Parallax View - Slavoj Zizek
The Station Hill Blanchot Reader - Maurice Blanchot

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