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What is cultural about vision--or visual about culture? In this ambitious book, Whitney Davis provides new answers to these difficult and important questions by presenting an original framework for understanding visual culture. Grounded in the theoretical traditions of art history, A General Theory of Visual Culture argues that, in a fully consolidated visual culture, artifacts and pictures have been made to be seen in a certain way; what Davis calls visuality is the visual perspective from which certain culturally ...

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A General Theory of Visual Culture 2017, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691178073

Trade paperback

A General Theory of Visual Culture 2011, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691147659

Hardcover