Higgins, Jackie

Why it does not have to be in focus

Higgins, J. (2013) Why it does not have to be in focus. Modern photography explained. London: Thames & Hudson.


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Portraits / Smile

Self-Portrait, Andy Warhol 10

Provincetown, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, Lee Friedlander 12

Self-Deceit 4, Francesca Woodman 14

Second Beauty Composite, Nancy Burson 16

Spain. Benidorm. Autoportrait, Martin Parr 18

Portrait of Something That I’ll Never Really See, Gavin Turk 20

Lorna {Simpson), Chuck Close 22

Head#8, Philip-Lorca diCorcia 24

Shirley, Gary Schneider 26

Self Portrait at 17 Years Old, Gillian Wearing 28

Mirror Ball, Anne Collier 30

Marriage I, John Stezaker 32

Marat {Sebastiao), Vik Muniz 34

Black Square I, Bill Gates, Taryn Simon 36

Ah Jing , Zhang Huan 38

Giovanni, Maurizio Anzeri 40

Document / Snap

Behind the Gore Saint Lazare, Henri Cartier-Bresson 44

Every Building on the Sunset Strip, Ed Ruscha 46

Wrong, John Baldessari 48

Untitled (lshinomaki), Daido Moriyama 50

Untitled (Greenwood, Mississippi), William Eggleston 52

Untitled (from the ‘Subway’ series), Bruce Davidson 54

Greer and Robert on the Bed, NYC, Nan Goldin 56

Untitled (Cowboy), Richard Prince 58

Galleria dell’ Accademia #1, Venice, Thomas Struth 60

Encounters with the Dani…, Susan Meiselas 62

Untitled (12 September 1998), Gerhard Richter 64

ffolly, Rut Blees Luxemburg 66

Shinjuku #1, Esteban Pastorino Diaz 68

jpeg nt02, Thomas Ruff 70

Untitled (Girl with Arm in, Front of Face), Birdhead 72

Brandee (Midnight Flight), Ryan McGinley 74

Dawn Surf Jellybowl Filmstrip 1 and 2, Jennifer West 76

Still Lifes / Freeze

Premiere Antichambre de Madame Victoire, Robert Polidori 80

E. Horsfield, Well Street, East London, March 1986, Craigie Horsfield 82

Erotos Nobuyoshi Araki 84

Attracted to Light #1, Doug and Mike Starn 86

Untitled Adam Fuss 88

Hearts Are Trumps (Sir John Everett Millais), Emmanuelle Purdon 90

Poll Thomas Demand 92

Every… Bernd and Hilla Becher Gable Sided Houses, Idris Khan 94

Untitled Rinko Kawauchi 96

Flower 014, James Welling 98

Blow Up: Untitled No. 5, Ori Gersht 100

Breeze Blocks with Hare, Richard Learoyd 102

Amor Revealed, Sally Mann 104

Collage 3, Mariah Robertson 106

Full Moon Cloud Shoreline, Susan Derges 108

Tetrarch 3.08pm 29th June 2009, Christopher Bucklow 110

Apples Sharon Core 112

Untitled #23 Laura Letinsky 114

Hommage a William Henry Fox Talbot, Floris Neususs 116

Narrative / Action

Trouser-Word Piece (‘I’m a Real Artist’), Keith Arnatt 120

Untitled Film Still #48, Cindy Sherman 122

Picture for Women, Jeff Wall 124

Laundromat-Locomotion (Horse & Rider), Steven Pippin 126

Strip, Jemima Stehli 128

Untitled #70m, Bill Henson 130

Untitled, Gregory Crewdson 132

Part (14), Nikki S. Lee 134

#111, Arma Gaskell 136

Frank b. 1956, Katy Grannan 138

The Queen Plays with Her Corgis, Alison Jackson 140

Untitled, September 2008, Hannah Starkey 142

Lucky Tiger #8, Laurel Nakadate 144

Deborah, Alex Prager 146

Parasomnia, Viviane Sassen 148

Landscapes / Look

World Trade Center, Hiroshi Sugimoto 152

99 Cent Andreas Gursky 154

Man on Sidewalk, Los Angeles, 2000, Paul Graham 156

Jokla series, Olafur Eliasson 158

Battersea Power Station, Xl: July 13, 2004 Vera Lutter 160

Untitled Richard Misrach 162

The Museum of Modern Art, New York (9.8.2001-7.6.2004), Michael Wesely 164

Untitled, from the series ‘Rain‘, Abbas Kiarostami 166

Diorama Map, New York, Sohei Nishina 168

Night 22, Michael Wolf 170

Fullmoon@Dunluce, Darren Almond 172

site specific_ LAS VEGAS 07, Olivo Barbieri 174

uncharted dangers, Thomas Joshua Cooper 176

Fernweh Tacita Dean 178

Untitled (Academy of Arts, R 217), Andreas Gefeller 780

Sunburned GSP #386 (Pacinc Ocean), Chris McCaw 182

Landscape with Houses {Dutchess County, NY} #3, James Casebere 184

Abstracts / Dissolve

Japanese Sky I, Robert Rauschenberg 188

My Vows, Annette Messager 190

Ground #42, Uta Barth 192

#44, Gaston Bertin 194

Shadow#79, Naoya Hatakeyama 196

New Years Day #4550, Bill Jacobson 198

Travelling Landscapes, Gabor Osz 200

Untitled #105, Victor Schrager 202

Damage/drown/canal, 168 hours June 2003, Catherine Yass 204

A Different Kind of Idol, Sara VanDerBeek 206

Renaissance# 1022, Bill Armstrong 208

The Press Conference, June 9, Adam Broomberg and Oliver Chanarin 210

Memento (Survival of the Fittest), Christian Marclay 212

Orange Aqua, Late Summer, Garry Fabian Miller 214

Six-Sided Picture, March 24th 2010, Walead Beshty 216

Freischwimmer 204, Wolfgang Tillmans 218