Practices of Looking: An Introduction to Visual Culture

Marita Sturken, Lisa Cartwright

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"This introduction to visual culture explores the ways we use and understand images. It looks at painting, photography, film, television, and new media across the realms of art, advertising, news, science, and law. Authors Marita Sturken and Lisa Cartwright present the diverse range of approaches to visual analysis that have emerged in the last few decades, and lead the reader through the key theories of visual culture in an accessible and highly readable approach." "Including over 180 images, this interdisciplinary and beautifully designed book aims to be a comprehensive introduction for anyone interested in images, and the key text for courses across a range of disciplines including media and film studies, art history, photography, and communication."--Jacket
Original languageEnglish (US)
Place of PublicationNew York
PublisherOxford University Press
Number of pages486
ISBN (Print)9780198742715, 0198742711
StatePublished - 2009


  • Percepción visual
  • Popular culture
  • Arte y sociedad
  • Comunicación visual
  • Sociologie visuelle
  • Visual perception
  • Visual communication
  • Beeldcultuur
  • Communication and culture
  • Culture populaire
  • Cultura
  • Art and society
  • Comunicación y cultura
  • Culture


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