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Does Mapplethorpe Still Matter?

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Notorious for photographs that pushed private desire into the public realm, two major exhibitions in Los Angeles consider the artist—and the man—in full.

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Japan at the Edge of Reality

Lieko Shiga (b. 1980)
Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore) 45 from the series Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore),
2012
Photograph, chromogenic print
© Lieko Shiga / Courtesy of the artist
Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Lieko Shiga (b. 1980)
Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore) 45 from the series Rasen kaigan (Spiral Shore),
2012
Photograph, chromogenic print
© Lieko Shiga / Courtesy of the artist
Courtesy Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Five years after the devastating earthquake and tsunami, a group of visionary Japanese photographers responds to a national tragedy.

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5 Exhibitions to See in April

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Ellsworth Kelly, the Guerilla Girls, and the Italian coast. Here are the must-see photography exhibitions in New York this spring.

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Shooting the Holy Land

Josef Koudelka in Israel/Palestine. Still from Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land, 2015 © Gilad Baram
Josef Koudelka in Israel/Palestine. Still from Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land, 2015 © Gilad Baram

In a new documentary, renowned photographer Josef Koudelka turns to a divided landscape.

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The Foto Cine Clube

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In São Paulo, an exhibition explores the global reach of modern Brazilian photography.

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Lee Miller: A Woman’s War

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From the London Blitz to Hitler’s apartment, Lee Miller captured some of the most audacious images of World War II.

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An Outsider in Rio

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From Kurt Klagsbrunn, a midcentury vision of Brazil’s most photogenic city.

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Nothing Personal

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At the Art Institute of Chicago, three artists provoke timely questions about race and sexuality.

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Catherine Opie’s American Souvenirs

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From the rush of Niagara Falls to Elizabeth Taylor’s bedroom, a chronicler of American life presents two concurrent exhibitions.