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Objects of Desire: Photography and the Language of Advertising

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art / Los Angeles / Art

In the 1970s, when innovations both technical and creative made photographic expression multivalent and meta, the world of advertising changed too. “Objects of Desire” looks at the dialogue between art and advertising over the past half century, examining the ways photographic genres and tropes manipulate consumers, and asking what part we play in all this. —C.M.

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