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.
Marcel Sternberger’s portraits of the famed Mexican artists manage to show his ability to deeply delve into the emotions and thoughts of his subjects.
Joan Liftin’s images are guided not by storytelling, but by freedom and movement, a driving force from her early years as a dancer.
Some Muslim women in northern Nigeria have found opportunity — and popularity — writing romance novels that show how their young heroines come of age.
When the Museum of Modern Art published a three volume history of its photography collection, it purposely started in the current era to remind people of its commitment to looking ahead.
For more than four decades, Nick Nixon has worked methodically to create images, using a view camera and printing in the darkroom. A new retrospective of his work reminds him of the importance of slowing down.
A series of zines produced by photographers in Singapore offer insider’s views of the country, ranging from transformations in its urban landscape to its social ills to the hidden history of one participant’s grandfather.
In Afghanistan, a woman who has premarital sex or cheats on her husband can be charged with moral crimes and imprisoned. Many of these women serve their time with their children by their side.
In Camera Work, Alfred Stieglitz sought to promote photography as fine art. To this day, some collectors have gone as far as to mount individual gravures from the fabled publication.
Howard Schatz spent the first half of his career helping others improve their vision as an ophthalmologist. When he picked up photography, he felt freer to explore things he never saw before.
Lynsey Addario does not just cover war zones. In her new memoir It’s What I Do she also writes about her photographs from humanitarian crises in Africa.
Inspired by his poetic writings, Nathan Lyons combines two images that take on a third, metaphorical, meaning.
Anna Beeke didn’t encounter giants or princesses imprisoned in towers as she photographed forests. Her sylvan adventure led to no holy grail, but it did produce a photo project.
In the backs of pickup trucks, construction workers lie among tools and blankets, headed to the city for a day’s work. Alejandro Cartagena turned his camera on the carpoolers.
A photographer who went to document New York City’s bridges and elevated train tracks discovered worlds of activity underneath them.
It was only after photographer Sage Sohier had been photographing gay and lesbian couples in the mid-1980s that she realized she had a personal connection to the topic.
A new website and book feature the work of North African photographers whose projects show aspects of life overshadowed by the region’s tumult.
Lois Conner has devoted three decades to making landscapes of China layered with detail and history.
Rare books, maps, and manuscripts at The European Fine Art Fair (TEFAF) in Maastricht.
My review of the photographer Bill Diodato’s new book, Care of Ward 81 (forward by Mary Ellen Mark).
Kiki Smith is known primarily as a sculptor, but this book showcases her talent as a photographer.