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  1. art
    Jerry Saltz on Robert Andy Coombs’s Taboo-Breaking PhotosIn his work, you can see crescendos of pleasure, helplessness, and fear.
  2. obits
    Robert Freeman, Iconic Beatles Photographer, Dead at 82The British-born artist shot the album covers for Help!, Rubber Soul, and more.
  3. obituary
    Robert Frank, 1924–2019: The Rage and the BenevolenceA remembrance by Frank’s biographer, including an excerpt from his book.
  4. obits
    Robert Frank, Influential Documentary Photographer, Is Dead at 94Frank broke the mold for photojournalism with The Americans.
  5. art
    Tom Slaughter’s Polaroid PortfolioThe artist known for his Pop-y paintings and prints had a side project: shooting Polaroid photos, constantly, of everything that interested him.
  6. snl
    How the SNL Portrait Became Its Own Art FormThe show’s official photographer runs us through 11 of her favorite shots.
  7. vulture lists
    Game of Thrones’ Official Photographer on Her 14 Favorite ShotsHelen Sloan isn’t as famous a name as Emilia Clarke or Kit Harington, but she’s played an integral role on Game of Thrones.
  8. photography
    How Ethan Hawke Transforms Into a ‘Cowboy’ Drifter for True West“When you’re doing eight shows a week, the life of an actor becomes very similar to the life of an athlete.”
  9. art
    Wildfires and Dead Palm Trees Haunt the L.A. Dream in Zoe Crosher’s New Show“It was really like the end is nigh, and it was a little too close.”
  10. photography
    Lyle Ashton Harris on Basquiat, Black Panther, and Afrofuturism’s Queer RootsAt Salon 94, the artist revisits self-portraiture.
  11. artphone
    The Next Great Camera Aesthetic Should Be ‘Crappy Flip Phone’Polaroids? Please. Disposable cameras? Who cares. The next aesthetic we should be imitating on our smartphones should be the fliphone
  12. photography
    On the Nearly Indescribable Light in Diane Arbus’s Last PhotographsIs it about to rain? Dusk? Something else? Go to David Zwirner to see.
  13. anniversaries
    Jazz Icon Benny Golson on the Legendary ‘A Great Day in Harlem’ Photo“When I got up there, I saw all of my heroes, and then I wondered, Why in the heck am I here? Nobody really knows who I am.”
  14. art
    Kayode Ojo’s Show Has a Male Chastity System and Balenciaga JeansThe artist’s New York solo debut finds inspiration in fashion and advertising to comment on value, perversion, and betrayal.
  15. vulture recommends
    The Art Books Jerry Saltz Is Loving This FallBeautiful volumes about often under-celebrated artists, from groundbreaking Delacroix to Hilma af Klint, pioneer of Abstraction.
  16. art
    The Photographer Who Captured Life in Mid-Century Burkina FasoSee lively portraits from 75-year-old Sanlé Sory, in advance of his first American exhibition.
  17. 8 New Photography Books to Check OutThe best just-released and forthcoming new photo collections.
  18. art
    Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fusion of Art, Architecture, and AnarchyThis month, the sprawling exhibition “Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect” takes over the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
  19. first look
    The Photographer Who’s Been Capturing Historic New York Moments for 50 YearsJean-Pierre Laffont’s latest collection, New York City Up and Down, proves that you never know what you might see here.
  20. obituary
    Tom Wolfe on Marie Cosindas, an Artist Who Created Something Completely NewA photographer who worked as no one else did.
  21. photography
    9 Rarely Seen New York Moments, Captured by Diane ArbusA preview of “Diane Arbus: In the Park,” opening today at the Lévy Gorvy gallery.
  22. The Art of Photographing Everyone from Donald Trump to Lena DunhamChris Buck captures three decades of intimate celebrity portraits in his new book, Uneasy.
  23. Meet Mindy Tucker, the Eyes of New York Comedy Photographer Mindy Tucker has been shooting comedians for nearly a decade. In that time, Tucker has captured a massive photographic record […]
  24. art
    The Most Memorable Thing I Saw at the Art Fairs: The Photographs of Aneta BartosThese haunted, staged photographs of the artist partially clad in bra and panties or camisoles with her Speedo-wearing, bald, bodybuilder father.
  25. art du jour
    The Story Behind That Striking Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Photograph“Her daughter was really mesmerized by her mother always.”
  26. Considering the Ankara Assassination Photos As History PaintingWhat makes these pictures so different from all of the other pictures of death that we see?
  27. art
    See Adam Driver’s Bizarre Bathroom Photo Shoot Don’t worry. He still looks great.
  28. This Artist Transforms Humans Into PaintingsThey look shockingly real. Or rather, shockingly fake.
  29. obits
    Iconic Cinematographer Haskell Wexler Dies at 93He pioneered new ways to shoot actors of darker skin, among many other innovations.
  30. pirelli calendar 2016
    Amy Schumer’s Annie Leibovitz Photo Is Stunning“I felt I looked more beautiful than I’ve ever felt in my life.”
  31. photography
    Gallery: Photographer Jason Schmidt’s Portraits of ArtistsFrom his new book Artists II.
  32. photography
    The Photograph Jerry Saltz Can’t Stop Thinking AboutFrom Markus Brunetti’s series of huge, riveting, incredibly intricate photographic composites.
  33. photography
    See Photos From 16 Years of Burning Man’s Trippy Art InstallationsImages from photographer NK Guy’s new book Art of Burning Man.
  34. books
    See Howard Schatz’s Limited-Edition Photography CollectionThe immense two-volume work includes “Body Knots” portraits, like Day-Glo interpretations of drippy food-porn photos.
  35. What Does Polish Grunge Nostalgia Look Like?Skinny boys and post–Iron Curtain grunge: Cut It Short by Tomasz Liboska and Michal Solarski.
  36. seen
    An Exhibit of Great Photography in Washington, D.C.When photographs stopped being unbiased truths.
  37. seen
    Jessica Craig-Martin’s Diary: Creative Time GalaParty in a church? Oh God, yes!
  38. art
    Jessica Craig-Martin’s Diary: Pruitt’s BirthdayOne’s limo should always play off one’s Pucci, don’t you think?
  39. Enter the Supersaturated, Ultraglamorous World of Tina Barney’s PhotographsA chronicler of the one percent has a retrospective in Chelsea.
  40. Found Photography: Moms With Cute Kids, Just in Time for Mother’s DayTen old photos of adorable tykes who are all likely far less adorable grown-ups now.
  41. photography
    These Music-Festival Photographs Are Mind-Boggling“A world with no boundaries.”
  42. Buildings Aren’t Usually Funny. Filip Dujardin’s Are — and Here’s Why.A photographer who creates his own architectural follies.
  43. movies
    See Jeff Bridges’s Candid Behind-the-Scenes Set Photos From The GiverHe captured Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, and more.
  44. art review
    Photographer Garry Winogrand Captured America As It Split Wide OpenHis indelible vision is the subject of a powerful retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
  45. art
    Andy Freeberg on the Art of the Art-Fair BoothThe juxtapositions are funny, of course, but they also get at the strange reality of these events.
  46. photography
    Could Polaroid’s Beloved Type 55 Film Return?A Kickstarter campaign to reinvent this unique photographic film gathers momentum.
  47. art
    Parisian Street Artist JR Prepares His First Foray Into BalletPremiering on April 29, Les Bosquets is about the French riots of 2005.
  48. art
    Saltz on Finding Vivian MaierA master photographer nobody — really, nobody — knew.
  49. music
    Photos: The Beatles’ Arrival in New YorkCelebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first U.S. appearance.
  50. art candy
    See a Gallery of Jackie Nickerson’s Striking Photo Series ‘Terrain’These pictures, of farmers in Africa carrying food, depict people as people, and as sculpture.
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