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 reissue of “The Beautiful Smile” looks back on Nan Goldin’s highly personal work that combines art photography with a snapshot aesthetic.
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.
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.