The Museum of Modern Art

Seeing Through Photographs

This course is part of Modern and Contemporary Art and Design Specialization

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Sarah Meister
Lucy Gallun

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  • Understand artists’ processes and the choices that inform a photograph’s making, including experimentation and responses to technological innovation.

  • Learn how context influences the production, circulation, and reception of photographic images.

  • Understand the relationship between a photograph’s subject and meaning, and the differences between photographs as objects and photographic images.

  • Gain confidence in looking at and talking about photography, and find inspiration from photographs all around you.

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Sarah Meister
The Museum of Modern Art
2 Courses411,132 learners
Lucy Gallun
The Museum of Modern Art
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