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reviews

Roaming Without End

A group exhibition in Paris navigates documentary strategies in a directionless world.

reviews

Robert Gober’s Willful Revision

The sculptor’s rarely seen photographic series reveals the power of memory.

featured

Photofairs Comes to San Francisco

Highlights from the international art fair, including work by Erica Deeman, John Chiara, and Wolfgang Tillmans.

talks & interviews

Between Dusk and Dawn

Tobias Zielony captures the colors and moods of Ukraine’s queer nightlife.

featured

The Many Worlds of Susan Meiselas

A comprehensive exhibition celebrates the photographer’s unique approach to storytelling.

essays

How to Witness Nothing (and Everything)

Photographer Edmund Clark and historian Crofton Black trace a network of black-site prisons.

pbr

Alec Soth Revisits His Legendary First Book

How the American photographer fell in love with photography.

essays

The Fragility of Existence

With uncompromising directness, Margaret Courtney-Clarke photographs the lives and landscapes of Namibia.

aperture magazine

Framing Justice

How do photographs tell the story of citizenship in the United States?

essays

Peter Hujar’s Italian Reverie

From the underground art star, a delicate picture of youth.

featured

American Prospects

Tina Barney zooms out in a new series of landscapes.

talks & interviews

The Fearless Lynsey Addario

Katie Couric interviews the lauded photojournalist about her adventures abroad and her challenges at home.