Antinomies of representation

  • Hau Journal of Ethnographic Theory, December 2014, University of Chicago Press
  • DOI: 10.14318/hau4.3.022

What makes an image a portrait?

What is it about?

I discuss portraiture as the basis of an exploration of representation, and then ask how image and the represented connect.

Why is it important?

Representation in general and in photography is seemingly straightforward but complex when a range of different cases are considered. Photographic portraits are a good case in point

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