SPOTLIGHTL’étranger Why do some of us feel constantly uprooted, always moving from place to place without settling down? An introspective look at the feeling of self-imposed nomadism and, even, exile.Read More
Why do some of us feel constantly uprooted, always moving from place to place without settling down? An introspective look at the feeling of self-imposed nomadism and, even, exile.
Insights from a New York City Gallery
How do you find a gallery that’s a good fit for your photography? Also: never overlook the importance of how you print your work. Lots of great advice from a Brooklyn gallery.
Grappling with the pervasive feelings of loss, loneliness, and isolation that overcome everyone—immigrants and natives alike—this series takes the surrounding sea as a grounding force in an otherwise unsteady world.
Our Ever-Changing Identities, Revealed by the Lens
From fashion in the depths of Stasi Germany to the hidden portraits of Taliban fighters, this eclectic exhibition reminds us how the camera’s capacity to reveal our identity lies at the heart of the medium’s fundamental expressive power.
Though a longtime Tokyo resident, nature continues to call out to this Japanese photographer. Taking inspiration from yusurika, tiny midges, he transforms his surroundings into something fantastical.
Siloquies and Soliloquies on Death, Life and Other Interludes
Photography has long been seen as a “little death,” a frozen moment of our own mortality. This award-winning project deconstructs our visual representations of a state that is beyond comprehension.
A unique new photobook containing “gilded tableaux of pure delightful uncertainty” builds a distinctive and alluring world around a young photographer’s vision.
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If It Rained an Ocean
Many people take it for granted that they can “pick themselves up by their bootstraps” and better themselves, but for a large portion of America, that just isn’t true. A look at a working-class community in New Jersey.
Announcing the Winners & Finalists—LensCulture Street Photography Awards 2017!
Discover the unique perspectives of these 37 award-winning street photographers—urban poetry, silent cityscapes and beauty in the everyday from all over the world.
Dirk and Jenny have lived together happily for four years—so what if Jenny is a silicone doll? Before judging, take a look at these beautiful photographs (+ video) and ask yourself, “What is normal, anyways?”
Photography, Poetry, Music and Philosophy: The Medium from a Critic’s Eye
An independent and invaluable voice in the world of photography, The Guardian’s Sean O’Hagan offers his wide-ranging views on words, images and the increasingly overlooked key to creativity.
An intimate family album documents the freedoms of childhood among six siblings “at the edge of the world” in rural France.
How Are Art Galleries Adapting to Our Digital World?
A gallery director takes us behind the scenes and reveals the best way to present your work at a gallery meeting, the digital future of the fine art world, and the biggest impediment to art sales.
Doublespeak: Work from This Year’s Yale Photography MFA Graduates
The newest graduates from Yale’s acclaimed program have put together an innovative and surprising graduation show, one heavily influenced by America’s current political climate.
Fade Like A Sigh
Photography can be a solitary pursuit and our memory a lonely place—this series reflects a dialogue between two artists as they grapple with absent parents and decades of family photographs.
All That Glitters…
We are slowly being conditioned to expect (economic) disparity as the norm—this series offers a visual challenge to such a quiet, insidious acceptance.
Our memories are fleeting by nature—what better way to combat our forgetfulness than through photography? Creating imagery, though, is its own form of dangerous selectivity as we “edit our version of reality…”
In a society where broken things are discarded almost instantaneously, an artist takes inspiration from Kintsukuroi, the Japanese art of repairing broken pottery with gold, which highlights the beauty of imperfection.
Not Seeing Is a Flower
“Whatever you think, think the opposite” is an expression that is often heard in Japan—this series looks at the country’s modern beauty while exploring its lasting influence on Western art.
“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”—using a conceptual visual approach, this series examines the ominous flurry of activity at old Soviet military bases, which point to the growing drumbeat of war that is echoing...
The warm glow of a campfire, the bright gleam from a window in the snowy landscape—a series that uses light to explore different forms of human presence and intervention in the world around us.
From Island to Island: Self-Reflection on a River in France
The islands in France’s Gironde estuary sometimes appear and disappear, emerging and disappearing with the floods, providing the backdrop for a series that questions our relationship to the earth and time.