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As Japan’s capital transformed, Yutaka Takanashi deployed a radical style to picture urban change.
In the Bay Area photographer's retrospective, family, home life, and American suburbia take center stage.
For twenty-five years, Lauren Greenfield has chronicled the rise and fallout of consumerism and celebrity culture.
In a new film, photographer Mikhael Subotzky takes on two hundred years of white masculinity.
When Fidel Castro died in November, photographer Noah Friedman-Rudovsky followed the final journey of Cuba’s comandante.
An early platform for lesbian photography, On Our Backs was instrumental in shaping a culture of desire.
Aperture remembers the surprising, defiant work of the Chinese photographer, whose playful vision cleverly pushed the limits of self expression.
The four artists in Torrent Tea are redefining narratives of Black and Queer bodies on the Internet.
The French artist’s most recent work explores the dark side of pop culture and beauty.
How a small, liberal-arts college became a birthplace of modern photography.
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?
From protest images to the poetics of architecture, here are this winter’s must-see photography exhibitions in New York.
Amid the overwhelming barrage of news and ideas online, can an image change anything?
Is the U.S.-Mexico border a political calculation or a humanitarian crisis?
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