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Learning to See: Photography at Black Mountain College

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Harry Callahan, Asheville, North Carolina, 1951, 1951  © the Estate of Harry Callahan and courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York

How a small, liberal-arts college became a birthplace of modern photography.

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The Revolution Will Be Live-streamed

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Amid the overwhelming barrage of news and ideas online, can an image change anything?

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Roe Ethridge is a Good Southern Boy

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Me-and-Auggie

The influential photographer, who once worked for JCPenney’s, riffs on nostalgic Americana.

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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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Rockaway-Queens-2014

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