Shelley Rice

  • Hannah Höch

    ARTIST HANNAH H�–CH began clipping and assembling pictures when she was a child, and the practice of placing different, even clashing, images next to one another persisted into her adult work—giving Dada one of its most enduring techniques. There’s a fascinating glimpse into her process in 1934’s Album, a scrapbook of media images that Höch used as source material for her photomontages, much of which is reproduced in this new monograph published to coincide with an exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery. On one black-and-white spread, we see a jarring variety of found photographs: an aerial view

  • Time Reframed

    In her introduction to this volume, curator and author Elizabeth Easton argues that the invention and early use of amateur cameras is relevant to the twenty-first century because the technological changes experienced by people using the Kodak around 1900 parallel those that are upending modes of communication in the digital age. Instantaneous, portable, cheap, and easy to use, the Kodak camera allowed everyone to become an image maker, in the process blurring the distinctions between artists and their public—a distinction that is being further eroded today. Easton’s book accompanies a