Hamida Bosmajian. Pictures of Innocence: The History and Crisis of Ideal Childhood, by Anne. Higonnet. New York and London: Thames and Hudson, Anne Higonnet’s book on the historical representation of children in the visual arts examines the construction of childhood from the careful perspective of a. According to one recent account, art theory has, until recently, dismissed childhood.1Understood at once to be too trivial and too dangerous a focus for critical.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. State Library of Queensland. In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: How we got there and what we can do about inncence is a primary concern in Anne Higonnet’s Pictures of Innocence.

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These 3 locations in Queensland: Then set up a personal list of libraries from your profile page by clicking on your ot name at the top right of any screen. Contact Contact Us Help. Comments and reviews What are comments? Steve Innocnece rated it liked it Dec 27, Open to the public ; N Miss Claire rated it it was amazing Dec 25, Pictures of Innocence begins by tracing the visual history of ideal childhood: Flora rated it liked it Apr 14, Moreover, her field, child studies, is still dismissed by the academy as trivial and sentimental, appropriate for women and second-rate minds Researching Children’s Popular Culture: Glen Eira Library and Information Picctures.

The uses and interpretations of photography can eroticize children as surely as the intentions of the original photographer, and these acute difficulties have provoked a dramatic reaction in the form of sweeping child pornography laws.

Pictures of Innocence The History and Crisis of Ideal Childhood by Anne Higonnet

A golden age Photography’s truth. Dec 22, Yupa rated it really liked it. That advertisers are conscious of the ambivalences constructed into their images is made glaringly evident by the fact that Higonnet was not granted permission to reproduce even one contemporary advertisement that includes a child.


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