Much more than photography, this book is about strategic uses of photography in contemporary art.
It is called "Photography in Art" precisely because it adopts an approach that is much more focused on the use value of photography than on the properties that distinguish it from other media. that facilitates documentation, which emphasizes the precarious or the furtive, rather than as a language to be explored in terms of its intrinsic properties.
Of the extensive list of artists included in the book, only a minority uses photography exclusively. Most of them apply it out of necessity, out of strategy, because they find in it the appropriate language for a certain type of project. it will have been your past.
On the contrary, most of the works presented leave the same question in the air, which is difficult to answer: "Where does photography live today?".
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