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Barkley L. Hendricks' Little Known Photography

Barkley L. Hendricks’ Little Known Photography

A captivating new book celebrates the role photography played in the life and work of Barkley L. Hendricks, who made pioneering contributions to Black portraiture and conceptualism.

A History of Documentary Photography, Part II

A History of Documentary Photography, Part II

The peculiar thing about documentary photography is that, since the inception of the medium, documenting has been the very purpose of photography as a whole. Here, historian Guillaume Blanc continues his in-depth look at what many consider to be the nobility of photography. Read the first part of the course here if needed.

A History of Portrait Photography, Part II

A History of Portrait Photography, Part II

In this second part of our lesson on the history of portrait photography, the historian Guillaume Blanc continues his exploration of the genre by theme, starting with the social question. Read the first part of the course here if needed.

Book Advice: Fine Art Portraits

Book Advice: Fine Art Portraits

In this selection, you will find the most important photo books of photo portrait history. These include the works from the greatest photographers that have highly influenced the art form, from the fashion world to socially oriented subjects. Ranging from different time periods and artistic intentions, this list is a great starting place to dive into the essence of portraiture.

Le New York analogique de Sid Kaplan

Sid Kaplan’s Analog New York

A show of New York native Sid Kaplan’s work is currently on view at Les Douches Galerie in Paris. It’s the first time his oeuvre has been shown in France.

The Plaines of America by Joel Sternfeld

The Plaines of America by Joel Sternfeld

To celebrate an expanded edition of American Prospects (first ed. 1987), released by Steidl in November, the Xippas Gallery is showcasing for the first time thirteen photographs selected by the artist.

The W. Eugene Smith Grant awarded to Yael Martinez

The W. Eugene Smith Grant awarded to Yael Martinez

On October 17, 2019, photographer Yael Martinez won the W. Eugene Smith Grant in Humanistic Photography for his projet entitled “The House that Bleeds”. It is among the oldest photography awards and it is presented annually to a photographer whose work follows the humanistic tradition of W. Eugene Smith.

Remembering John Cohen

Remembering John Cohen

The photographer who captured old time American musicians leaves behind an astonishing legacy.

At the MEP, noir is photography

At the MEP, noir is photography

The Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP) has drawn on its impressive collection of 25,000 works to create an exceptional exhibition on the theme of noir, with clear implications for photography!

Auto-stoppeuses, 1936 Tirage d’origine © Paul Wolff / Collection Christian Brandstätter

Dr. Paul Wolff: Between Light and Shadows

The best-known German photographer of the interwar period, Paul Wolff is nevertheless a forgotten figure in the history of photography. How can one explain the astonishing disappearance of such a witness to a Germany that was undergoing both renewal and the darkest hours of its history? The first retrospective devoted to his work in France lifts part of the mystery of Paul Wolff, between light and shadow.

USA. Hollywood. US actress Marilyn MONROE resting between takes during a photographic studio session in Hollywood (Paramount Gallery), for the making of the film "The Misfits". Directed by John HUSTON (USA). Nevada. Screenplay by Arthur MILLER (USA). 1960.

The Essential Eve

Opened since July 1, the Newlands House Gallery in England hosts the first Eve Arnold exhibition in 10 years.

Elliott Erwitt en réflexion, Tropicana Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada, États-Unis, 1957 © Elliott Erwitt / Magnum Photos

Elliott Erwitt: An Explosion of Color

The Maillol Museum in Paris devotes a stunning retrospective to the iconic American photographer Elliott Erwitt. The exhibition takes us through a full career made up of moments of fun and turning points in history.

Novak Djokovic, Open d’Australie, 2018. © Nicolas Luttiau, L'Équipe.

Sports Photography: A World Apart?

While the cultural world has recently begun opening up to all photographic genres, dismantling the hierarchies between fashion, reportage, amateur, etc. practice, sports photography has been left outside this momentum. For now.

© The Anonymous Project / Lee Shulman

The Anonymous Project: Slide Attitude

Lee Shulman, the creator of The Anonymous Project, invited Blind to his small Parisian studio. The collector and his team receive, select and sort thousands of slides of unknown people and give them a second life.

Hollywood's Golden Age, by Phil Stern and Bob Willoughby

Hollywood’s Golden Age, by Phil Stern and Bob Willoughby

The photographs of two of Hollywood’s greatest chroniclers are currently on display at the Fahey/Klein Gallery in Los Angeles: a great opportunity to travel back in time to the days of the star system, an era made of glamour, dreams and ideals.

Through the Eyes of Film-Set Photographers

Through the Eyes of Film-Set Photographers

Their stills are among the most shared images and attract film audiences worldwide. However, their names remain unknown to the general public. They are film-set

In the Footsteps of Antarctic Explorers

In the Footsteps of Antarctic Explorers

Atlas Gallery in London exhibits images by the photographers Frank Hurley and Herbert Ponting, and the explorer Robert Falcon Scott, taken in the South Pole in 1911.

LIFE’s Legendary Pictures Exhibited in Paris

LIFE’s Legendary Pictures Exhibited in Paris

For over 70 years LIFE has commissioned the world’s best photojournalists. Next Saturday, November 14, at the Cornette de Saint Cyr auction house in Paris, the American magazine is selling 191 photos taken by about sixty LIFE photographers between 1930 and the late twentieth century. These images are featured in a brief, one-time exhibition from November 11 to 14. This is a great opportunity to revisit a historical legend.

Death of Jill Freedman, a bohemian at heart

Death of Jill Freedman, a bohemian at heart

The American street photographer died yesterday at the age of 79. Blind pays tribute to this eternal observer of the world by republishing this profile who appeared in Camera magazine in 2015.

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