Artistic Arsenals 6: Photography, Imagination, & Nature

A live recording of a lecture presented by Dr. Micah Christensen (PhD, History of Art, University College London) at the Beaux-Arts Academy ( on how the invention and use of photography by artists has influence how representational art is made. 


  • Painting with Light: Art and Photography from the Pre-Raphaelites to the Modern Age (London: Tate Britain, 2015)
  • Dominique de Font-Réaulx. Painting and Photography, 1839-1914. (Paris: Flammarion, 2012)
  • The Pre-Raphaelite Lens: British Photography & Painting, 1848-1875 (London: National Gallery of Art, 2010)