Fotograf Magazine

Déja vu

Even though the history of documentary photography is generally well- known in many aspects, it still calls for a fresh evaluation. In documen- tary photography, cultivated by an awareness of the painting of occasional scenes in the history of art, understanding of both the shifts in aesthetics and in the perception of the genre by society are essential. Still, not only popular but also theoretical interpretations usually come from a certain historically determined perspective.

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