LIFE in Pictures

LIFE in Pictures

Founded by Henry Luce, publisher of Time, it was long one of the most popular and widely imitated of American magazines, selling more than 13.5 million copies a week at one point. From its start, Life emphasized photography, with gripping,…
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Hiroshi Sugimoto: Portraits

Hiroshi Sugimoto: Portraits

At first glance, Hiroshi Sugimoto’s photographic portrait of King Henry VIII of England is arresting: his camera has captured the tactility of Henry’s luxurious furs and silks, the elaborate embroidery of his doublet, and the light reflecting off of each…
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Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings

Sally Mann: A Thousand Crossings

For more than forty years, Sally Mann (American, born 1951) has made experimental, elegiac, and hauntingly beautiful photographs that explore the overarching themes of existence: memory, desire, death, the bonds of family, and nature’s magisterial indifference to human endeavor. What…
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Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-93)

Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-93)

Lola Álvarez Bravo (1903-1993) belongs to the generation of female photographers who took advantage of a wind of artistic freedom to unfold after the revolution in 1910 to 20 in Mexico. Along with her husband Manuel Álvarez Bravo belonged to…
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Arthur Elgort: Ballet

Arthur Elgort: Ballet

Following his career-spanning monograph The Big Picture, Arthur Elgort pays homage to his first love and eternal muse in this new collection of photographs. Through Elgort’s lens we encounter ballet not onstage but behind the scenes where the hard work…
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Erwin Blumenfeld at Edwynn Houk Gallery

Erwin Blumenfeld at Edwynn Houk Gallery

Erwin Blumenfeld is regarded as one of the early pioneers of fashion photography alongside George Hoyningen-Heune, Cecil Beaton, and Horst P. Horst. He was known not only for his employment of experimental techniques in the darkroom, and Dada and Surrealist…
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Kim Yeong-Jea: Whispering Tranquility

Kim Yeong-Jea: Whispering Tranquility

Kim Yeong-Jea’s minimalist photographs capture the airy, serene moments of sea. Kim investigates themes of time, empiricism, and metaphysics at the interface of evolving humanity and eternal nature. The seashore in Kim’s photographs has been turned into an intimate shrine…
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Inge Morath: On Style

Inge Morath: On Style

Witty, playful, and effortlessly chic, Inge Morath: On Style reveals the vital forms of fashion and self-expression that blossomed into existence in England, France, and the United States in the postwar decades. The book follows the photojournalist Inge Morath (1923–2002)…
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Camilla Jensen: Quantum

Camilla Jensen: Quantum

Camilla Jensen has explored herself as a photographic territory over a period of two years. The material gathered consists of multiple series of self -portraits, all captured as reflections in old mirrors. During the process of facing and examining herself…
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