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A Governing Principle In Visual governing principle in visual seen in Dürer Hogarth and Disney among others He finds the origins of central features of digital imaging in nineteenth century printmaking; examines the clash between the physics and psychology of color;
Explores The Representation Ofthe representation of in shadows layers and projection; discusses modes of temporal order in still photography cinema television and digital video; and considers the implications of a political aesthetics of visual technolog. An account of Western visual
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EXCESSLIGHT IS THE CONDITION OF ALL VISION AND THEis the condition of all vision and the media are our most important explorations of this condition The history of visual technologies reveals a centuries long project aimed at controlling light in this book aimed at controlling light In this book Cubitt traces a enealogy of the dominant visual media of the twenty first century digital video film and photography through a history of materials and. ,
Practices that begins with the inventions of intaglio printing and painting Attending
to the specificities of inks and pigments cathode ray tubes color film lensesthe specificities of inks pigments cathode ray tubes color film lenses and chips Cubitt argues that we have moved from a hierarchical visual culture focused on semantic values to a democratic but value free numerical commodityCubitt begins with the invisibility of black then builds from but value free numerical commodityCubitt begins with the invisibility of black then builds from to surface to volume and space He describes Rembrandt's attempts to achieve pure black by tricking the viewer and.