ROSALIND KRAUSS
[b. 1941] American Art Critic and Theorist

 
Photography is an imprint or transfer of the real; it is a photochemically processed trace casually connected to that thing in the world to which it refers in a way parallel to that of fingerprints or footprints or the rings of water that cold glasses leave on tables. - Rosalind Krauss
"Popular Photography and Imaging" December 2007 (PDEF version), p.65