Best of 2016
BY Vince Aletti, December 16, 2016
Formed in 1963 by 11 photographers who recognized the necessity of “a forum to address the underrepresentation of African Americans in their field,” the Kamoinge Workshop gave its members a sense of solidarity and support in a period when black Americans were the frequent subject of mainstream media coverage but rarely its author.
The Shifting Borders of Photojournalism and Fine Art Photography
BY Jordan G. Teicher, January 2, 2016
Disturbed by the lack of a visual record of Americ...
Photo-Poetics: Works Both Allusive and Elusive
BY Barbara Pollack, November 2, 2015
With nearly two billion images posted each day on ...
Roe Ethridge: It's Personal
BY Lyle Rexer, November 1, 2016
At a time when youth and age seem to be blending i...
Victor Burgin Revisits Photopath
BY Lyle Rexer, January 3, 2023
The influential artist and writer reinstalls a landmark work for a new generation of viewers.
Rosamond Purcell’s Cabinet of Curiosities
BY Lyle Rexer, September 29, 2022
On the occasion of her first retrospective at the Addison Gallery, the photographer speaks to Lyle Rexer about photographing natural-history specimens in the “kingdom of the dead.”
Fazal Sheikh: Creating Common Ground
BY Jean Dykstra, July 2, 2017
About 15 years ago, I came across Fazal Sheikh’s s...
Standouts from the New York Art Book Fair
BY Vince Aletti, November 1, 2022
The New York Art Book Fair returned to Chelsea in October and yielded an armful of books worth a closer look.
Image and Object: Erin Shirreff, Sara VanDerBeek, and Catherine Wagner
BY Glen Helfand, July 1, 2019
Three notable shows in Northern California this summer provide examples of how sculpture, and the idea of sculpture, are explored in photo-based work: Erin Shirreff, Sara VanDerBeek, and Catherine Wagner each make photo-based art and objects that are deeply informed by sculptural concerns.
Eight Photographs. Eight Ways to Contemplate the Climate Crisis
BY Giada De Agostinis, January 6, 2020
In a special feature, photograph magazine asked eight professionals in the field of photography to each select a single photograph related to the climate crisis that resonated with them in the last year.
Interview: Michelle Dunn Marsh and Sylvia Plachy
BY Jean Dykstra, March 1, 2021
Michelle Dunn Marsh, the founder of Minor Matters, the Seattle-based photography book publisher, has championed many photographers over the years.
Rebel with a Camera: Danny Lyon
BY Mark Alice Durant, May 1, 2016
I wanted to change history and preserve humanity.&...