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.
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.
More than just providing of shade, fruit or wood, trees are nature’s documentarians, witnessing – and sometimes playing a role in.
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.
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.
Kacper Kowalski’s passion for paragliding led him to ditch an architectural career for one as a flying photographer chronicling stunning, everyday scenes in his native Poland.
Margeaux Walker re-enacts the performance of consumers as they lose their identities blending into Ikea products.
Joan Liftin’s images are guided not by storytelling, but by freedom and movement, a driving force from her early years as a dancer.
Gregory Crewdson’s photographs almost always project solitude and intimacy, even if his images take a team to organize. I look back as one of his subjects on my experience.