Allan Sekula Quote

Documentary is thought to be art when it transcends its reference to the world, when the work can be regarded, first and foremost, as an act of self-expression on the part of the artist.


Photography against the grain: essays and photo works, 1973-1983 (ed. 1984)

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Documentary is thought to be art when it transcends its reference to the world, when the work can be regarded, first and foremost, as an act of...

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Documentary is thought to be art when it transcends its reference to the world, when the work can be regarded, first and foremost, as an act of...

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Documentary is thought to be art when it transcends its reference to the world, when the work can be regarded, first and foremost, as an act of...

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Documentary is thought to be art when it transcends its reference to the world, when the work can be regarded, first and foremost, as an act of...