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Constructing sets that look functional but are intentionally useless, an artist parodies the seamless illusion of images.
Three celebrated photographers push the limits of sexuality and surveillance.
In photographs, our readers reimagine society's portrayal of black men and boys.
How has feminist photography changed since the 1970s?
What role have images played in our collective memory of protest?
In the late 1970s, Mary Lucier pointed her camera at the sun and broke the rules of a new medium.
In his staged, gel-lit nudes, Jimmy DeSana explored the body as object.
In a region where women are regarded as an economic burden, Gauri Gill photographs girls in acts of quiet daring.
A collective of artists reimagines contemporary Greece.
In Eritrea, a young photographer pursues a cinematic vision.
At the Columbus Museum of Art, photographers look to the light in the sky.
An emerging guard of young, female photographers carves out a new brand of feminism.
Lebanese photographer Rasha Kahil turns comments from online trolls into a powerful exhibition.
Geoff Dyer remembers the life of an acclaimed critic and author.
The iconic actress and legendary photographer talk about cameras, color, and what it means to be a woman in the arts.
Uri McMillan speaks with Renée Cox about icons and avatars of black style, from Angela Davis to Beyoncé.
After years traversing the U.S. together in a van, the photographer and her son sit down for a candid interview.
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