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Forget Me Not Photography and Remembrance

ISBN-10: 156898619X

ISBN-13: 9781568986197

Edition: N/A

Authors: Geoffrey Batchen

List price: $18.95
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Forget Me Not explores the curious and centuries-old practice of strengthening the emotional appeal of photographs by embellishing them with text, paint, frames, embroidery, fabric, string, hair, flowers, bullets, cigar wrappers, butterfly wings, and more to create strange and often beautiful hybrid objects. Available now in paperback, this spellbinding book features color photographs of eighty such objects, extraordinary works of art, part memento, part obsessive assemblage, created by ordinary people from the mid-nineteenth to mid-twentieth century.
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Book details

List price: $18.95
Publisher: Princeton Architectural Press
Publication date: 8/3/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Geoffrey Batchen is Professor of the History of Photography and Contemporary Art at the City University of New York Graduate Center. He is the author of Burning with Desire: The Conceptions of Photography (1999) and Each Wild Idea: Writing, Photography, History (2002), both published by the MIT Press.