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Review: Heritage and Home: Photographs of Hickory Nut Gap Farm

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View toward Little Pisgah

Diana C. Stoll reviews Ken Abbott’s new exhibition at the Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina, which focuses on the day-to-day of a prominent local farm.

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William J. Simmons on Josef Astor at Participant Inc.

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2.JoeHo1996

On Josef Astor’s recent exhibition at Participant Inc., New York, which connects photography, installation, and dance.

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Genevieve Allison on Gillian Laub at Benrubi Gallery

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Laub_SR_Press-2

A review of Gillian Laub’s work, Southern Rites, which documents the residents of a Southern U.S. town that held racially segregated proms.

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Zoë Lescaze on Candida Höfer at Sean Kelly Gallery

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CH-8513 Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf I 2012 (18x24)

A review of Candida Höfer’s recent show at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.

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On Nick Waplington/Alexander McQueen: Working Process at Tate Britain

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Waplington 2

Tate Britain’s first-ever exhibition to focus on a living photographer features the work of Nick Waplington

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London Exhibitions of Photographers’ Collections

Installation view of Simon Fujiwara's curated section at Hayward Gallery, History Is Now- 7 Artists Take On Britain. Photo Linda Nylind
Installation view of Simon Fujiwara's curated section at Hayward Gallery, History Is Now- 7 Artists Take On Britain. Photo Linda Nylind

Two exhibitions highlight collections of art and oddities belonging to some of today’s most prominent photographers.

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Anne Prentnieks on Laurie Simmons at the Jewish Museum

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20150309_tjm_654LaurieSimmons_002

In How We See, Laurie Simmons revisits familiar territory, posing models in staged scenes emulating doll-like figures.

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Seth Curcio on Janet Delaney: South of Market

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delaney 79_2nd_at_Market_St

Janet Delaney: South of Market gives a glimpse of a bygone San Francisco, before Silicon Valley and soaring rents defined the city

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Drew Sawyer on Thomas Demand

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demand still 1

A review of Thomas Demand’s multiple exhibitions now on view in Los Angeles.