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The Myth of Vivian Maier

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Madeline Coleman on Finding Vivian Maier, a new documentary opening in U.S. theaters on Friday, March 28.

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Changing Paris

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Mary Panzer reviews the Charles Marville exhibition, on view at the Metropolitan Museum of Art until May 4, 2014.

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Subversive Desires

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Isabel Stevens on Whitechapel Gallery’s retrospective exhibition of Dadaist artist Hannah Höch, on view through March 23, 2014.

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Cities, Real or Imagined: LagosPhoto 2013

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Bronwyn Law-Viljoen on the fourth iteration of the Nigeria-based international photography festival, LagosPhoto 2013.

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Pictures in Motion

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Isabel Stevens reviews Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography, David S. Shields’s survey of American photography from cinema’s silent era.

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About Face

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ManRay_Stoll_Featured

On the occasion of a traveling exhibition, Diana Stoll meditates on Man Ray’s portraits.

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Survey Says

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Sarah James ponders the Mass Observation project, now surveyed at Photographers’ Gallery in London.

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Outside In

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Prajna Desai reviews the Abelardo Morell retrospective now on view at the Art Institute of Chicago.

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Economy Class

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Joanna Fiduccia considers the uses of aerial photography in her review of Jeanne Haffner’s The View from Above.