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In her solo exhibition at the Venice Biennale, the Australian photographer spins stories of displacement.
For Bronwyn Law-Viljoen, publisher of Fourthwall Books, the photobook is a space for political and social history.
From Ren Hang's subversive nudes to Nan Goldin's iconic visual diary, nine publications that radically reimagine queer visibility.
Eric Gyamfi reflects on his activism, photography, and telling the stories of West Africa’s queer communities.
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?
In Europe and the United States, Stéphane Duroy charts the course of “big” history.
Jo Spence rejected categorizing labels of her work and practice and preferred to wander.
The influential photographer, who once worked for JCPenney’s, riffs on nostalgic Americana.
A girl-powered social media movement becomes an interactive exhibition.
At the Getty, photography holds up a mirror to the media.
Marilyn Minter brings her brand of glittery feminism to the Brooklyn Museum.
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