Melissa Shook: Daily Self-Portraits

Melissa Shook: Daily Self-Portraits

In 1972, curious about the problem of identity, Melissa Shook began an ambitious project of photographing herself everyday for a year. The sum of this impressive undertaking resulted in a compelling set of intimately scaled black and white photographs that…
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Diane Arbus: In the beginning

Diane Arbus: In the beginning

Diane Arbus: In the beginning considers the first seven years of the photographer’s career, from 1956 to 1962. A lifelong New Yorker, Arbus found the city and its citizens an endlessly rich subject for her art. Working in Times Square,…
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An-My Lê: 29 Palms

An-My Lê: 29 Palms

Photographer An-My Lê’s 29 Palms is a series of black-and-white photographs made in the California desert where US marines train for battle prior to deployment. Evoking familiar images of war-afflicted sites in Iraq and Afghanistan, Lê’s photographs instead depict American…
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Mitch Epstein: New York Arbor

Mitch Epstein: New York Arbor

Mitch Epstein’s new work is a series of photographs of the idiosyncratic trees that inhabit New York City. These pictures underscore the importance of trees to urban life and their complex relationship to their human counterparts. Rooted in New York’s…
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Beuford Smith: Black Lives

Beuford Smith: Black Lives

Beuford Smith (American, b. 1941) is one of the great social documentary photographers that emerged from the 1960s. Founder of Cesaire Photo Agency and cofounder of the Black Photographer’s Annual, Smith has enjoyed a diverse and celebrated career in image-making.…
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Werner Bischof: Point of View

Werner Bischof: Point of View

Swiss Magnum photographer Werner Bischof (1916-1954) worked as a photojournalist for legendary magazines like Life and Picture Post. Over the two decades prior to his premature death in 1954, he produced a memorable and multifaceted oeuvre. To mark the centenary…
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Herb Ritts: Super

Herb Ritts: Super

Ritts was largely self-taught with no formal training in photography, yet by the late 1980s he had become a celebrity, just like the people he photographed, “a testament to his natural talents and likeability… Some people are born visually sophisticated…
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Enrique Metinides: Exhibition

Enrique Metinides: Exhibition

From 1948 until his forced retirement in 1979, the Mexican photographer Enrique Metinides took thousands of images and followed hundreds of stories in and around Mexico City. And what images and stories they were: car wrecks and train derailments, a…
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Miklós Vörös: Lost and Found

Miklós Vörös: Lost and Found

Though at first glance they seem like random junk stacked next to each other, in reality, the compositions of lost and found objects are well-thought, revealing us fascinating stories. The photos of Miklós Vörös are exhibited at the Faur Zsófi…
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