Melissa Ann Pinney’s project exploring female identity spans three decades and presents women and girls as subjects in their own right, not as accessories in the lives of men.
To Frederik Busch, a German photographer, these plants have no less personality than their human counterparts.
Two photographers have spent years compiling a complete set of Camera Work, Alfred Stieglitz’s groundbreaking publication that helped shepherd photography into the art world.
When Ekaterina Solovieva traveled to a remote lake town in northern Russia, she encountered an Orthodox priest with a decidedly unorthodox manner.
While in Paris, photography became Brassai’s main language as he wandered through bars, ballrooms and occasionally brothels, sometimes giving direction to his subjects.
A new exhibition at the J. Paul Getty Museum in Los Angeles looks at the complex — and sometimes even illicit — history of photography in the United States.
This year’s FotoFest International, the first and longest-running worldwide photography biennial, focuses on work by artists of Indian origin.
In 1904, Bayard Wootten, a divorced single mother in North Carolina, first borrowed a camera. She went on to make more than a million images.
A reissue of “The Beautiful Smile” looks back on Nan Goldin’s highly personal work that combines art photography with a snapshot aesthetic.
An upcoming show at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston explores the idea of family: from the ones shown in portraits to the fleeting glimpses of the photographer whose own family is back home, waiting.
A piece printed in the Times’s Metropolitan section as well as the Lens Blog about Helen Levitt’s subway series .
More than just providing of shade, fruit or wood, trees are nature’s documentarians, witnessing – and sometimes playing a role in.
A recently republished book sorts out the life of Tina Modotti as an artist and activist — and the long shadow of Edward Weston.
Igor Posner returned to St. Petersburg looking for the “half-seen, half-recollected” moments that had stayed in his mind since he left Russia in the early 1990s.
Though Irving Penn made photographs with his printing process in mind, the most striking aspect of his oeuvre lies in his broad reinterpretation of commercial magazine work from decades earlier.
Anna Ivantsova’s images pair traditional photographic portraits of her subjects with computerized depictions of their ideal partners.
A new exhibit offers an insider’s take on Inuit life in Alaska, putting the lie to the stereotypes made popular by televised reality shows.
A traveling retrospective finally recognizes the work of Peter Hujar, whose photos of gay life were overshadowed by those by his contemporary, Robert Mapplethorpe.