Bolton, Richard

The contest of meaning

Bolton, Richard (ed.), (1992) The contest of meaning. Cambridge, Mass: The MIT Press.

Introduction
The Contest of Meaning: Critical Histories of Photography
RICHARD BOLTON

What are the social consequences of aesthetic practice?
The Museum’s Old/The Library’s New Subject, 
DOUGLAS CRIMP
The Judgment Seat of Photography
CHRISTOPHER PHILLIPS
From Faktura to Factography
BENJAMIN H. D. BUCHLOH
The Armed Vision Disarmed: Radical Formalism from Weapon to Style
ABIGAIL SOLOMON-GODEAU

How does photography construct sexual difference?
What Becomes a Legend Most: The Short, Sad Career of Diane Arbus
CATHERINE LORD
Of Mother Nature and Marlboro Men: An Inquiry into the Cultural Meanings of Landscape Photography
DEBORAH BRIGHT

The Graphic Ordering of Desire: Modernization of a Middle-Class Women’s Magazine, 1914-39
SALLY STEIN
Dykes in Context: Some Problems in Minority Representation
JAN ZITA GROVER

How is photography used to promote class and national interests?
The Corporate Year in Pictures
CAROL SQUIERS
C/Overt Ideology: Two Images of Revolution
ESTHER PARADA
In the American East: Richard Avedon Incorporated
RICHARD BOLTON

What are the politics of photographic truth?
Photography’s Discursive Spaces
ROSALIND KRAUSS
in, around, and afterthoughts (on documentary photography)
MARTHA ROSLER
The Body and the Archive
ALLAN SEKULA