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The story of Hercule Florence, who invented an early form of photography in Brazil while studying the Amazon's birdsong.
Ellie Armon Azoulay on the Henri Cartier-Bresson retrospective at the Centre Pompidou.
Jacob King considers Chinese artist Ai WeiWei's Brooklyn Museum show and his photographic practice, ranging from his work in the '80s to his current Instagram presence.
Diana C. Stoll on Remote Sites of War at Western Carolina University’s Fine Art Museum.
An on-press look at the Fall 2013 issue of Aperture.
Celso Gonzalez-Falla speaks on a recent panel discussion about the market for fine art photography.
In New York? Artist David Horvitz wants to photograph you pretending to be sad or depressed.
Richard Renaldi on recent progress and upcoming plans for the Touching Strangers portrait series.
Susie Linfield reviews Memory of Fire, a new collection of essays and interviews edited by Julian Stallabrass. Updated July 24 with an exchange of letters between the authors.
Another New York, featuring fifteen Brooklyn-based photographers, is now on view at the Barclays Center.
Highlighting a selection of the latest arrivals in the First PhotoBook category.
Curator and art historian Lynne Cooke on Horst Ademeit’s enigmatic photographs.
Penelope Umbrico’s first artist’s ebook is now available as a free download on iTunes.
Fred Ritchin files a dispatch from Les Rencontres d’Arles.
James Welling remembers fellow photographer Sarah Charlesworth.
Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi discusses the details of her latest photo book, Ametsuchi.
Leeza Ahmady and Erin Gleeson survey young Cambodian landscape photographers, via Creative Time Reports.
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