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Outside In

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Abelardo-Morell_featured

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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Fiduccia_ViewfromAbove_FEATURED

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

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Picking Up the Pieces

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ICP_Featured

Chris Wiley reviews A Different Kind of Order, the fourth ICP Triennial, on view in New York through September 22.

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Embedded Images

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Stallabrass_Featured

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.

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Land Rover

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TerryEvans_Featured

Schuyler Duffy reviews Terry Evans’s exhibition The Inhabited Prairie, now on view in New York.

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Karl Blossfeldt at the Whitechapel Gallery

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James_Blossfeldt_FEATURED

Sarah James reviews a survey of Karl Blossfeldt’s photographs at the Whitechapel Gallery, London.

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Reflections On the Concrete Mirror

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Kulok_11_155_Couturier_FEATURED

Artist Barney Kulok considers the relationship between photography and architecture

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Canon Rebels

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02_2013_04_30_CanonRebels

Tampering with photographs is common practice for artists today; this exhibition demonstrated that the strategy is even more relevant for Middle Eastern photographers.

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On the Edge

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2013_05_01_OnTheEdge

Willie Doherty’s latest body of work focuses on the sense of alienation to be found in Zurich’s peripheral spaces. Martin Jaeggi assesses the photographs and video.