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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.
What is photographic education today? The question elicits a wave of differing, often contesting answers.
Artist Barney Kulok considers the relationship between photography and architecture
Check out the sights from Paris Photo Los Angeles, both at Paramount Pictures Studios and throughout Los Angeles!
Click here to learn the names of the six portfolio prize finalists. The winner will be announced in June 2013.
“I wanted to discover, through the use of images and objects, a way to translate my original experience of these European sites.”
The artists engage the medium’s urge to extract generic meaning from knotty specifics.
The second annual awards will be launch in May 2013. Stay tuned!
The show is now on view at Centro de Extensión, Universidad Católica de Chile in Santiago.
Tampering with photographs is common practice for artists today; this exhibition demonstrated that the strategy is even more relevant for Middle Eastern photographers.
The Turkish photographer wins with a documentary series focused on the ongoing impact of Syria’s civil war.
These Cold War objects exerted major influence on the culture of their day. It’s not just coincidence that they happen to look like art.
You may have to develop your own technology for your images. I’m not much interested in “straight” photography anymore.
The moment when still cameras began to include decent video options not only democratized filmmaking, but also marks the history of still images.
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