In the late 1960s, Parks chronicled the young activist organizing voters, speaking at rallies, and advocating for Black self-determination.
Qiana Mestrich’s vintage pictures of Black women at work—including her own mother—show the role women of color play in the workplace.
The feminist artist’s early photomontages from the 1960s and ’70s present a world both striking and deeply familiar in its critique of patriarchy and consumerism.
These previously unpublished selections of 35mm slides confirm and extend the stubborn singularity of Leiter’s color language.
Capturing the cultural grain of the times, artists from Ralph Eugene Meatyard to William Eggleston carefully navigated the shifting lines between tradition and transformation.
From W. Eugene Smith to Dorothea Lange, photography in the 1950s and ’60s was alive with the tensions between record and metaphor.
A prolific chronicler of the Beat Generation writers in New York and San Francisco, Mitchell also photographed Harlem street scenes and Black beauty shops. Why has his impressive body of work remained unknown?
On the anniversary of the groundbreaking 1972 posthumous retrospective and monograph, a look back at five lesser-known details from Arbus’s life and career.
An artist and humanist, Carmi exposed the public to the realities of marginalized communities, from dockworkers to sex workers.
Working in fashion and reportage, the photographer cultivated a distinctive visual language. Her retrospective is a window into history in Berlin.
A new publication of Gedney’s work shows why his lyrical images deserve a closer look.
A new photobook revisits the Swiss photographer Karlheinz Weinberger’s images of rock-and-roll boys and edgy nudes in full glory.
Ugo Mulas captured the swinging 1960s art world defined by Andy Warhol, Jasper Johns, and Robert Rauschenberg.
The civil rights-era photographs of Louis Draper and Leonard Freed shed light on the complex lives of African Americans.
Fall 2022, “The Seventieth Anniversary Issue”