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A new exhibition at the MFA, Boston, sheds light on a forgotten photo essay by Gordon Parks from 1950.
David Campany on the writers that informed the work of Walker Evans.
Contemporary fiction writers speak on the role of photography and the image in their writing process.
Lesley A. Martin touches base with Alec Soth for issue 007 of The PhotoBook Review.
Photo critic and historian Geoffrey Batchen uses the art of Joachim Schmid to discuss photograph as a medium of exchange.
The Paris Photo—Aperture Foundation PhotoBook Awards are now open for submissions.
In this interview, photojournalist Michael Kamber discusses his new book Photojournalists on War: The Untold Stories from Iraq.
Charlotte Cotton discusses the principles that guided her as she guest-edited Issue 004 of The PhotoBook Review.
Pablo Ortiz Monasterio discusses the process of selecting and sequencing photographs to tell a history of Mexico.
Charlie Engman worked in-situ at Aperture Gallery to create a new artist zine by remixing COMPILATION TOKYO.
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!
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