Peter Kayafas: Coney Island Waterdance

Peter Kayafas: Coney Island Waterdance

This collection of 30 photographs by American photographer Peter Kayafas (born 1971) depicts people swimming in the ocean at Coney Island, a location that has long served as a source of inspiration and fascination for artists. Made over the course…
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Godlis Miami

Godlis Miami

In January of 1974, David Godlis, then a 22-year-old photo student, took a ten-day trip to Miami Beach, Florida. Excited to visit an area he had frequented a decade earlier as a kid, GODLIS set his sights on an area…
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Nick Brandt: The Day May Break

Nick Brandt: The Day May Break

The Day May Break, photographed in Zimbabwe and Kenya in late 2020, is the first part of a global series portraying people and animals that have been impacted by environmental degradation and destruction. The people in the photos were all…
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Ruth Orkin: A Photo Spirit

Ruth Orkin: A Photo Spirit

Ruth Orkin is a legend of street photography – her atmospheric pictures taken in cities such as Florence, New York and London still shape the image of these metropolises today. But Orkin’s specialty not only encompassed the urban but also…
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Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

Frida Kahlo: Her Photos

When Frida Kahlo died, her husband Diego Rivera asked the poet Carlos Pellicerto turn the Blue House into a museum that the people of Mexico could visit to admire the work of the artist. Pellicer selected those of Frida’s paintings…
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Susan Meiselas: Carnival Strippers

Susan Meiselas: Carnival Strippers

From 1972 to 1975, Susan Meiselas spent her summers photographing women who performed striptease for small-town carnivals in New England, Pennsylvania and South Carolina. As she followed the shows from town to town, she captured the dancers on stage and…
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Paul Hart: Reclaimed

Paul Hart: Reclaimed

Paul Hart s new book ‘Reclaimed’ concludes his three-part series on The Fens in the UK. The first two books ‘Farmed’ (2016) and ‘Drained’ (2018) have received several international awards and considerable critical acclaim. In 2018 work from the series…
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Mario Giacomelli – Figure/Ground

Mario Giacomelli – Figure/Ground

Mario Giacomelli (1925-2000) was born into poverty and lived his entire life in Senigallia, a seaside town along the Adriatic coast in Italy’s Marche region. He purchased his first camera in 1953 and quickly gained recognition for the raw expressiveness…
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Oliver Stegmann: CIRCUS NOIR

Oliver Stegmann: CIRCUS NOIR

Extract from the essay «Behind the scenes» by Thomas Wiegand Circus – isn’t that a tent full of stereotypes about freedom, adventure and romance? A spellbound, excited, guffawing audience, bright-eyed children staring in wonder, the roll of drums and a…
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Chris Killip: Skinningrove

Chris Killip: Skinningrove

Of all Chris Killip’s bodies of work, the photographs he made between 1982 and 1984 in the village of Skinningrove on the north-east coast of England are perhaps his most intimate and encompassing―of the community he photographed and of himself.…
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Mark Peterson: White Noise

Mark Peterson: White Noise

In White Noise Mark Peterson examines the rhetoric of the White House on immigration and Muslim bans, and how this echoes and intersects with nationalism, Western chauvinism, white supremacy, neo-Nazis, and all those calling for an ethnostate in America. Peterson…
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Ken Light: Course of the Empire

Ken Light: Course of the Empire

A decade ago, Ken Light traveled across the United States photographing the country, an empire he realized was the most fragile of organisms. The photographs of the earlier years in this book create the context for understanding how America lost…
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