Tuesday’s Video pick| Abstraction in Photography

October 13, 2009 · Print This Article

This week’s pick is a long one. Susan Rankaitis, James Welling, and George Baker take the gloves off and  throw down over abstraction in photography.

via the UCLA:

From the beginning, abstraction has been intrinsic to photography, and its persistent popularity reveals much about the medium. Artists Susan Rankaitis and James Welling and UCLA Associate Professor of Art History George Baker debate a host of approaches to the abstract photographic experience in this panel discussion moderated by Lyle Rexer, the author of The Edge of Vision: The Rise of Abstraction in Photography.”