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Portraits of Modernity: Fashioning Selves in Dakarois Popular Photography

Hudita Nura Mustafa

in Images and Empires: Visuality in Colonial and Postcolonial Africa

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520229488
eISBN:
9780520927292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520229488.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter examines the creation and distribution of popular photographic portraiture in Dakar. It shows how bodies and selves, once subjugated within a colonial imaginary, have been reclaimed and ... More


Photography and Leisure: The Rise of the Photographic Studio in Mid- to Late-Nineteenth-Century Dublin

Orla Fitzpatrick

in Leisure and the Irish in the Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781381823
eISBN:
9781781382325
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381823.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The increased purchase and consumption of photographic portraits in nineteenth century Ireland was both a cultural expression of leisure and evidence of its commodification. New technologies ... More


Diane Arbus's 1960s: Auguries of Experience

Frederick Gross

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816670116
eISBN:
9781452946467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816670116.001.0001
Subject:
Art, Photography

In any decade the work of only a very few artists offers a template for understanding the culture and ideas of their time. Photographer Diane Arbus is one of these rare artists, and this book returns ... More


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