The World in the Ground Glass: Transformations in P. H. Emerson's Photography

Palermo, Charles
March 2007
Art Bulletin;Mar2007, Vol. 89 Issue 1, p130
Academic Journal
The author presents a discussion of photographer Peter Henry Emerson and his theories of photography that differ vastly from the ideas espoused by Henry Peach Robinson. Emerson embraced the ideas of naturalistic photography compared to the staged tableaux of Robinson. The author also compares art history theories of modernism and postmodernism regarding photography.


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