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SOURCE:   Almanac of Modern Science and Education. Tambov: Gramota, 2016. № 4. P. 14-17. ISSN 1993-5552.
SCIENTIFIC AREA: Philosophical Sciences
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Bezzubova Ol'ga Vladimirovna
National Mineral Resources University (Mining University)

Abstract. The article is devoted to the analysis of the notion "turn" widely used in the contemporary studies of visual culture. In particular, attention is paid to the conceptions of visual, pictorial and iconic turns. These concepts, being close in meaning, at the same time differ substantially. The clarification of differences between them allows understanding more deeply the tendencies in the development of the contemporary science on culture.
Key words and phrases: визуальная культура, визуальный поворот, иконический поворот, пикториальный поворот, культуральные исследования, образ, изображение, visual culture, visual turn, iconic turn, pictorial turn, cultural studies, image, picture.
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