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Segregation Story at Salon 94

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GoP 11

A new exhibition at Salon 94 in New York brings to light Gordon Parks’s long-lost photographs from a breakthrough 1956 Life photoessay.

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John Divola at Galeria Pedro Alfacinha

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From

William J. Simmons on Despite Intensions at Galeria Pedro Alfacinha, Lisbon, and its connections to the New Museum’s recent Sarah Charlesworth survey.

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Report from Oslo

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Oslo_HiRes1

With a Tom Sandberg survey exhibition this summer as well as the 2015 edition of the Fotobokfestival this fall, the Norwegian capital’s photography scene is flourishing.

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Wolfgang Tillmans at David Zwirner

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feat image WTil-VIEW-19 (1)

A review of PCR, Wolfgang Tillmans’ first exhibition with David Zwirner Gallery, by Gabriel H. Sanchez.

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Trevor Paglen at Metro Pictures

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PAGLEN_2

Trevor Paglen’s new exhibition at Metro Pictures focuses on the unseen images of the Internet.

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Heritage and Home: Photographs of Hickory Nut Gap Farm

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View toward Little Pisgah

Diana C. Stoll reviews Ken Abbott’s new exhibition at the Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina, which focuses on the day-to-day of a prominent local farm.

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William J. Simmons on Josef Astor at Participant Inc.

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2.JoeHo1996

On Josef Astor’s recent exhibition at Participant Inc., New York, which connects photography, installation, and dance.

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Genevieve Allison on Gillian Laub at Benrubi Gallery

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Laub_SR_Press-2

A review of Gillian Laub’s work, Southern Rites, which documents the residents of a Southern U.S. town that held racially segregated proms.

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Zoë Lescaze on Candida Höfer at Sean Kelly Gallery

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CH-8513 Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf I 2012 (18x24)

A review of Candida Höfer’s recent show at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.