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Todd Gray’s layered compositions examine legacies of colonialism in Africa and Europe.
Acclaimed architect David Adjaye reflects on what kinds of homes we build, and how we live in them.
The photobook is a space of creative potential—and a dedicated site of action.
The question of what makes a photobook “feminist” is entangled with all sorts of creative decisions, as well as worldly ones.
From Ansel Adams to Rebecca Norris Webb, we trace the symbiotic relationship that the parks and photography have developed over 150 years.
Just as photographers have trained their lenses on the built environment, architects have equally been drawn to photography.
Ahead of an ambitious exhibition in Germany, curator David Campany speaks about the lives of images.
Throughout her career, Claudia Andujar has always experimented with visual language to portray her country’s most pressing cultural questions.
No matter where he turns his eye, the Belgian photographer constantly explores the potential of color in a seemingly colorless urban world.
Chris Jennings traces a visual record of American longing and discontent.
Clare Richardson and David Spero document communities embedded in nature—and search for the promised land.
In the early 1980s, Tim Greathouse photographed David Wojnarowicz, Greer Lankton, and Jimmy DeSana—and captured New York’s downtown scene before the destruction of AIDS.