SPOTLIGHTValparaisoCapturing serene landscapes with a color palette extracted from nightmares, Francesco Merlini tells the story of loss, adolescence and childhood frustrations.Read More
Capturing serene landscapes with a color palette extracted from nightmares, Francesco Merlini tells the story of loss, adolescence and childhood frustrations.
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In their new photobook, artist and curator Efrem Zelony-Mindell brings together the work of 68 photographers, redefining our approach to constructing queer stories and conversations in the contemporary art world.
The Path of an Honest Man
People often lie through their teeth, but what about through their visuals? Using a salesman as her protagonist, Alexandra Lethbridge experiments with photography’s effortless ability to present fiction as reality.
Down by the Hudson
Caleb Stein’s monochrome collection of portraits is an “ode” to the small town of Poughkeepsie, that finds its resolution in the edenic summer atmosphere of the local swimming spot.
Vanessa Winship: Photographing Sète
In her new photobook, Vanessa Winship captures the poetic flow and calm pace of small-town life in southeastern France, bringing together captivating portraits and solitary landscapes.
The Suicide Boom in Japan
An artist responds to the suicide death of his friend with in-depth research and a series of photographs that depict the media-fuelled popularity of suicide among young people in Japan.
This is the photo book that redefined what a photo book could be — personal, poetic, real. First published in 1959, Robert Frank’s masterpiece still holds up — the selection of photos, and their sequence and pacing is fresh, rich, generous, and...
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Call Me Heena: Hijra, The Third Gender
“I feel like a mermaid. My body tells me that I am a man but my soul tells me that I am a woman…” A penetrating, multi-year report on a unique group of people—who fall outside of Western notions of gender—trying to carve out a...
Announcing the 2019 LensCulture Art Photography Award Winners!
Announcing the winners of the 2019 Art Photography Awards! Discover the 38 remarkable photographers who have been selected for their vision, innovation and creativity.
I Need You More Than You Need Me
Transcending the definitions of classic documentary work, photographer Edgar Martins challenges our perception of incarceration by using metaphorical imagery that pushes us to consider the social effects of prisons.
Life from a Tube: The London Underground
The world’s subway riders have inspired photographers for decades—this work stands with the best of them, capturing London’s Tube riders with humanity, humor and delight. Hear the full story behind this decades-long labor of love.
Rejecting the dark tropes we usually associate with the Chornobyl Exclusion Zone, photographer Robyn Von Swank instead paints a quiet and poetic picture of the historic region and its inhabitants.
As Dhaka’s electrical circuitry advances, the tangled relics of its old infrastructure lay abandoned, forming a city-wide technological graveyard.