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Heji Shin aims her penetrating gaze at newborn babies and gay policemen.
The photographer revisits his deeply funny and idiosyncratic images of suburbs, celebrities, and California in the 1970s.
The life and work of Latin America’s most revered photographer.
From Duane Michals's first New York retrospective to the swinging nightlife of London's Soho, here are this fall's must-see exhibitions.
Matthew Finn’s photographs of London art students summon the innocent days of the 1990s.
In his latest book, the photographer asks how news media grapple with fiction and lies in the “post-truth” era.
The acclaimed multimedia artist speaks about her poetic call to action on behalf of the world’s oceans—and why Robert Frank and Mary Ellen Mark loom large.
A series at BAM attempts to make a canon of cinema for a generation more interested in dismantling them.
Ugo Mulas captured the swinging 1960s art world defined by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Robert Rauschenberg.
Meet the twenty-three artists asking how photographs can define the diversity of urban experience today.
Revered for her portraits of young women, the photographer speaks about the poetics of intimacy and the rewards of taking on a challenge.
Roaming the halls of Versailles, Viviane Sassen’s new photomontages consider royal intrigue and the limitless potential of the human condition.
Masahisa Fukase transformed the ritual of the family portrait into a source of play—and a memento mori.
Unable to leave the United States due to visa restrictions, this South Korean photographer makes images of surreal escapism.
The story behind one of the most influential environmental photographs of the twentieth century.
A haunting image of a boot print sheds light on the importance of photography during Neil Armstrong’s legendary moon landing.
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