“Photo Season” at the MNBAQ: What Photography for the Museum? – Pierre Dessureault
Ciel variable 100 - REPLAY | Essays
Authors: Pierre Dessureault | Artists: Bryan Adams, Geneviève Cadieux, Lida Moser
May 13, 2019 [originally published in CV100 in Spring 2015] — “The nineteenth-century dispute over the relative artistic merits of painting and photography seems misguided and confused today”. Does Walter Benjamin’s statement, dating from the 1930s, put a final stop to the debate over whether photography naturally belongs in museums?