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David Horvitz’s Sad, Depressed, People

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Horvitz_featured

In New York? Artist David Horvitz wants to photograph you pretending to be sad or depressed.

foundation news

Video: Richard Renaldi, Chris Boot on Touching Strangers

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Richard-Update-3

Richard Renaldi on recent progress and upcoming plans for the Touching Strangers portrait series.

reviews

Embedded Images

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Stallabrass_Featured

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.

foundation news

Another New York at Barclays Center in Brooklyn

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Artbridge_Featured

Another New York, featuring fifteen Brooklyn-based photographers, is now on view at the Barclays Center.

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PhotoBook Awards 2013: New Arrivals Vol. 1

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Photobook-Awards-Promo_062_600

Highlighting a selection of the latest arrivals in the First PhotoBook category.

aperture magazine

Horst Ademeit: Secret Universe

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Ademeit_web_FEATURED

Curator and art historian Lynne Cooke on Horst Ademeit’s enigmatic photographs.

foundation news

Penelope Umbrico Moving Mountains ebook

Penelope Umbrico, Moving Mountains (2013). E-book view.
Penelope Umbrico, Moving Mountains (2013). E-book view.

Penelope Umbrico’s first artist’s ebook is now available as a free download on iTunes.

essays

Back In Black

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Arles_Ritchin_Featured

Fred Ritchin files a dispatch from Les Rencontres d’Arles.

essays

Sarah Charlesworth (1947–2013)

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Charlesworth_Featured

James Welling remembers fellow photographer Sarah Charlesworth.

video

Rinko Kawauchi on Ametsuchi (Video)

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Rinko-on-Ametsuchi

Japanese photographer Rinko Kawauchi discusses the details of her latest photo book, Ametsuchi.

essays

Out of Nowhere: Photography in Cambodia

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Cambodia_featured

Leeza Ahmady and Erin Gleeson survey young Cambodian landscape photographers, via Creative Time Reports.

foundation news

David Galjaard, Cristina de Middel at PhotoIreland 2013

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David Galjaard, from the series Concresco

Concresco and The Afronauts will be on view in Dublin, July 14–August 2, 2013, as part of PhotoIreland Festival 2013.

foundation news

Ahae, The Extraordinary within the Ordinary

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Ahae_Image_Featured

The Korean photographer Ahae presents recent photographs at the Palace of Versailles.