Isabel Stevens reviews Still: American Silent Motion Picture Photography, David S. Shields’s survey of American photography from cinema’s silent era.
On the occasion of a traveling exhibition, Diana Stoll meditates on Man Ray’s portraits.
Sarah James ponders the Mass Observation project, now surveyed at Photographers’ Gallery in London.
Prajna Desai reviews the Abelardo Morell retrospective now on view at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Joanna Fiduccia considers the uses of aerial photography in her review of Jeanne Haffner’s The View from Above.
Chris Wiley reviews A Different Kind of Order, the fourth ICP Triennial, on view in New York through September 22.
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.
Schuyler Duffy reviews Terry Evans’s exhibition The Inhabited Prairie, now on view in New York.
Sarah James reviews a survey of Karl Blossfeldt’s photographs at the Whitechapel Gallery, London.