Seeing and tagging things in pictures

Michael Hancher

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Abstract

Despite modernist precepts, digital projects that use crowdsourcing to annotate large collections of images of paintings and book illustrations with "tags"have encouraged viewers to see things in pictures and to say what they see. Both personal image tagging (ekphrastic in function) and automatic image tagging challenge in different ways the proposition that a painting as such will elide recognizable content.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)82-109
Number of pages28
JournalRepresentations
Volume155
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 1 2021

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