Book ReviewNatural Deceptions: Disorienting and Deceiving Portraits of WomanhoodWhat does it mean to be a beautiful woman? In this book, photographer Natalie Krick plays with the viewer’s expectations and preconceptions about imagery of sensual women.Read More
Natural Deceptions: Disorienting and Deceiving Portraits of Womanhood
What does it mean to be a beautiful woman? In this book, photographer Natalie Krick plays with the viewer’s expectations and preconceptions about imagery of sensual women.
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Next Of Kin: Documenting the Intimate Aftermath of War
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On the Frontline and to the Limits of the Frame
A new book of Susan Meiselas’ work offers readers a glimpse into the mind of this renowned photographer—and picks apart her lifelong drive to push her work “beyond the frame.”