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Jerry Saltz on Robert Andy Coombs’s Taboo-Breaking Photos
In his work, you can see crescendos of pleasure, helplessness, and fear.
Robert Freeman, Iconic Beatles Photographer, Dead at 82
The British-born artist shot the album covers for
Robert Frank, 1924–2019: The Rage and the Benevolence
A remembrance by Frank’s biographer, including an excerpt from his book.
Robert Frank, Influential Documentary Photographer, Is Dead at 94
Frank broke the mold for photojournalism with
Tom Slaughter’s Polaroid Portfolio
The artist known for his Pop-y paintings and prints had a side project: shooting Polaroid photos, constantly, of everything that interested him.
Portrait Became Its Own Art Form
The show’s official photographer runs us through 11 of her favorite shots.
Game of Thrones
’ Official Photographer on Her 14 Favorite Shots
Helen Sloan isn’t as famous a name as Emilia Clarke or Kit Harington, but she’s played an integral role on
Game of Thrones.
How Ethan Hawke Transforms Into a ‘Cowboy’ Drifter for
“When you’re doing eight shows a week, the life of an actor becomes very similar to the life of an athlete.”
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.”
Lyle Ashton Harris on Basquiat, Black Panther, and Afrofuturism’s Queer Roots
At Salon 94, the artist revisits self-portraiture.
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
On the Nearly Indescribable Light in Diane Arbus’s Last Photographs
Is it about to rain? Dusk? Something else? Go to David Zwirner to see.
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
Kayode Ojo’s Show Has a Male Chastity System and Balenciaga Jeans
The artist’s New York solo debut finds inspiration in fashion and advertising to comment on value, perversion, and betrayal.
The Art Books Jerry Saltz Is Loving This Fall
Beautiful volumes about often under-celebrated artists, from groundbreaking Delacroix to Hilma af Klint, pioneer of Abstraction.
The Photographer Who Captured Life in Mid-Century Burkina Faso
See lively portraits from 75-year-old Sanlé Sory, in advance of his first American exhibition.
8 New Photography Books to Check Out
The best just-released and forthcoming new photo collections.
Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fusion of Art, Architecture, and Anarchy
This month, the sprawling exhibition “Gordon Matta-Clark: Anarchitect” takes over the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Laura van Straaten
The Photographer Who’s Been Capturing Historic New York Moments for 50 Years
Jean-Pierre Laffont’s latest collection,
New York City Up and Down
, proves that you never know what you might see here.
Tom Wolfe on Marie Cosindas, an Artist Who Created Something Completely New
A photographer who worked as no one else did.
9 Rarely Seen New York Moments, Captured by Diane Arbus
A preview of “Diane Arbus: In the Park,” opening today at the Lévy Gorvy gallery.
The Art of Photographing Everyone from Donald Trump to Lena Dunham
Chris Buck captures three decades of intimate celebrity portraits in his new book,
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 […]
The Most Memorable Thing I Saw at the Art Fairs: The Photographs of Aneta Bartos
These haunted, staged photographs of the artist partially clad in bra and panties or camisoles with her Speedo-wearing, bald, bodybuilder father.
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The Story Behind That Striking Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds Photograph
“Her daughter was really mesmerized by her mother always.”
Considering the Ankara Assassination Photos As History Painting
What makes these pictures so different from all of the other pictures of death that we see?
See Adam Driver’s Bizarre Bathroom Photo Shoot
Don’t worry. He still looks great.
This Artist Transforms Humans Into Paintings
They look shockingly real. Or rather, shockingly fake.
Iconic Cinematographer Haskell Wexler Dies at 93
He pioneered new ways to shoot actors of darker skin, among many other innovations.
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Amy Schumer’s Annie Leibovitz Photo Is Stunning
“I felt I looked more beautiful than I’ve ever felt in my life.”
E. Alex Jung
Gallery: Photographer Jason Schmidt’s Portraits of Artists
From his new book
The Photograph Jerry Saltz Can’t Stop Thinking About
From Markus Brunetti’s series of huge, riveting, incredibly intricate photographic composites.
See Photos From 16 Years of Burning Man’s Trippy Art Installations
Images from photographer NK Guy’s new book
Art of Burning Man
See Howard Schatz’s Limited-Edition Photography Collection
The immense two-volume work includes “Body Knots” portraits, like Day-Glo interpretations of drippy food-porn photos.
What Does Polish Grunge Nostalgia Look Like?
Skinny boys and post–Iron Curtain grunge:
Cut It Short
by Tomasz Liboska and Michal Solarski.
An Exhibit of Great Photography in Washington, D.C.
When photographs stopped being unbiased truths.
Jessica Craig-Martin’s Diary: Creative Time Gala
Party in a church? Oh God, yes!
Jessica Craig-Martin’s Diary: Pruitt’s Birthday
One’s limo should always play off one’s Pucci, don’t you think?
Enter the Supersaturated, Ultraglamorous World of Tina Barney’s Photographs
A chronicler of the one percent has a retrospective in Chelsea.
Found Photography: Moms With Cute Kids, Just in Time for Mother’s Day
Ten old photos of adorable tykes who are all likely far less adorable grown-ups now.
These Music-Festival Photographs Are Mind-Boggling
“A world with no boundaries.”
Buildings Aren’t Usually Funny. Filip Dujardin’s Are — and Here’s Why.
A photographer who creates his own architectural follies.
See Jeff Bridges’s Candid Behind-the-Scenes Set Photos From
He captured Meryl Streep, Taylor Swift, Katie Holmes, and more.
Photographer Garry Winogrand Captured America As It Split Wide Open
His indelible vision is the subject of a powerful retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Andy Freeberg on the Art of the Art-Fair Booth
The juxtapositions are funny, of course, but they also get at the strange reality of these events.
Could Polaroid’s Beloved Type 55 Film Return?
A Kickstarter campaign to reinvent this unique photographic film gathers momentum.
Parisian Street Artist JR Prepares His First Foray Into Ballet
Premiering on April 29,
is about the French riots of 2005.
Finding Vivian Maier
A master photographer nobody — really,
Photos: The Beatles’ Arrival in New York
Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ first U.S. appearance.
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.