A lively and accessible survey of photography as art since the 1960s, exploring how, in the hands of some of the world's greatest photographic artists, it has developed into a respected and versatile artistic medium.
Mark Durden is a writer, artist and lecturer. He has written extensively on photography and contemporary art. Publications include Dorothea Lange (2001, 2012), Fifty Key Writers on Photography (2012), with David Campbell, Variable Capital (2007) and with Ken Grant, Double Take: Portraits from the Keith Medley Archive (2013). He is part of the artists' group Common Culture and currently Professor of Photography at the University of South Wales, UK.