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After the Avant-Garde

How has feminist photography changed since the 1970s?


5 Exhibitions to See in February

From protest images to the poetics of architecture, here are this winter’s must-see photography exhibitions in New York.

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The Revolution Will Be Live-streamed

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


Beyond the Wall

Is the U.S.-Mexico border a political calculation or a humanitarian crisis?


The Ready-made Dream No One Believes In

In Europe and the United States, Stéphane Duroy charts the course of “big” history.

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Work, Politics, Survival

Jo Spence rejected categorizing labels of her work and practice and preferred to wander.

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Roe Ethridge is a Good Southern Boy

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

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Command the Gaze

A girl-powered social media movement becomes an interactive exhibition.


Meet the Press

At the Getty, photography holds up a mirror to the media.


Shattering the Gold Ceiling

Marilyn Minter brings her brand of glittery feminism to the Brooklyn Museum.


Picturing Dissent: 50 Years of Protest Photographs

What role have images played in our collective memory of protest?

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The Renegade Video Artist

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