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The Italian photographer Giulia Frigieri wanted to profile a young Iranian surfer. But there was more to the story than her images revealed.
Originally made in 1850, the daguerreotypes of Jem, Alfred, Delia, Renty, Fassena, Drana, and Jack ask that we look closely, listen intently, and speak out.
How a new interdisciplinary book about the Zealy daguerreotypes can expand critical thinking about photography, museums, and the legacy of slavery.
Forty years after the publication of her collected essays on photography, Malcolm’s writing offers the pleasure of seeing a great mind grapple with the medium.
For some men, masculinity is a habit or an addiction—a promise of power. But in the #MeToo era, can “liberation” be found through photography?
With its vivid color, indelible characters, and documentation of a pre-gentrified New York City, Goldin’s photography is a readymade mood board.
In the wake of the pandemic and worldwide protests, exhibitions that address climate change, civil rights, and Black photographers take on new resonance.
If fashion photography is defined by artifice, why does the industry crave rawness and reality?
From the Civil Rights Movement to Black Lives Matter, can images help fight injustice?
In the age of pandemic, the romance of the empty street becomes the terror of absence.
In the 1970s, Meadow Muska documented the feminist collectives that offered a new definition of home for hundreds of women.
With museums and galleries closed, the touch-screen world is the only one we have.
Three artists confront how COVID-19 has changed their lives and work—and how they see the world.
Beyond the tear gas and the front lines, these Hong Kong photographers have found new ways to represent the city’s political crisis.
How did an early 1990s exhibition anticipate the transformation of family life in the U.S.?
The many faces of “home” in Japanese photography.
Through her work with Tina Modotti and Edward Weston, the visionary writer Anita Brenner ushered in the Mexican renaissance.
For ten years, Adam Murray and Robert Parkinson have celebrated the hyperlocal through their expansive photo project.
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