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The Renegade Video Artist

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In the late 1970s, Mary Lucier pointed her camera at the sun and broke the rules of a new medium.

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Laurie Simmons and Molly Ringwald are Playing with the Big Boys

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The iconic actress and legendary photographer talk about cameras, color, and what it means to be a woman in the arts.

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Raised on the Road: Justine Kurland in Conversation with Her Son, Casper

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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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Decolonizing Photography: A Conversation With Wendy Red Star

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Challenging mainstream representations of Native Americans, Wendy Red Star photographs her Crow culture, on her own terms.

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From the Corridors of Power, A Portrait of Reagan-era Politics

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Judith Joy Ross reflects on her portraits from opposing ends of the political spectrum.

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A Portrait of New York in Rocks and Clouds

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In his latest series, Mitch Epstein reveals the natural world within the urban grid.

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Jason Fulford Can’t Be Contained

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The inventive photographer and publisher speaks about his latest book project.

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In Amsterdam, Predicting the Future of Photography

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Emilia van Lynden previews the Unseen Photo Festival, opening September 16.

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The Getty Sheds New Light on the Early History of Photography

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Gustave Le Gray, Mollien Pavilion, the Louvre, 1859. Courtesy The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles

Karen Hellman, curator of the new exhibition Real/Ideal, speaks about the French photographers who pioneered realism.