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Two ladies at the automat, N.Y.C. 1966 © The Estate of Diane Arbus Collection Maja Hoffmann / LUMA Foundation

The Diane Arbus Experience

Showcasing no fewer than 454 images, LUMA Arles presents the most comprehensive exhibition of the work of Diane Arbus to date.

Diane Arbus’s freak carnival

Diane Arbus’s freak carnival

The work of this iconic photographer is now on display at the Hayward Gallery in London, with over a hundred early images, for the most part printed by the artist.

Blue Sky, Sunshine, White Sand by the Mile

Blue Sky, Sunshine, White Sand by the Mile

“I wasn’t trying to be like the guy who photographed my Bar Mitzvah, someone who comes in to please everyone. I wish it was Diane Arbus who took the pictures of my Bar Mitzvah,” says Jewish-American photographer Godlis, remembering the 1974 trip to Florida that changed his life — pictures from which have just been published in the new book Godlis: Miami.

Photography masterpieces in San Francisco

Photography masterpieces in San Francisco

Pier 24 Photography, a landmark photography museum in San Francisco, is celebrating its tenth anniversary. Home to the Pilara Foundation Collection, Pier 24 brings together the greatest names in photography, past and present, from Diane Arbus to Henry Wessel.

© Brodbeck & de Barbuat

Brodbeck & de Barbuat: History of Photography Differently

With Une histoire parallèle [A Parallel History], the duo Brodbeck & de Barbuat explore the possibilities of artificial intelligence through 220 icons from the history of photography, subtly examining our relationship with images. This exhibition is on display at the Papillon Gallery in Paris.

Drag on Both Sides of the Lens

At the intersection of the artforms, seeing an opportunity for insight into reality and fantasy. The relationship between drag and photography is not new. Rather, it’s as old as photography itself, as if from the moment capturing an image became possible in the 19th century drag was cemented in its early forms.

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.

Mystères, 2015 © Ann Ray

In Arles, a Collection Within a Collection

Classic and contemporary photos are on display in a new exhibition devoted to the Florence and Damien Bachelot Collection, with a focus on the portrait, offering visitors an original journey through the collections of the Réattu Museum in Arles.

Tanja Engelberts. Stills from Dead River, video 4k, 16:9, colour, 15 mn, Netherlands, 2022. Courtesy of the artist

At Arles, Photography Takes a Step Aside

The Rencontres d’Arles returns this year with a program dedicated to environmental issues. The festival invites us to rethink our relationship with the living world, even as we try to grapple with the realities of climate change.

Josephine Baker, 1927, Vanity Fair © Condé Nast / George Hoyningen-Huene

“Chronorama”: Photography as a Work of Art

Palazzo Grassi in Venice is devoting a superb, and first major, exhibition to the Condé Nast archives acquired in part by the Pinault Collection. Chronorama: Photographic Treasures of the 20th Century spotlights some of the richest and most astonishing works produced for this media company.

CC Train, N.Y.C., 1985. © Richard Sandler

The Eyes of the City

Starting in 1977, photographer Richard Sandler wandered the streets of Boston and New York, creating photographs that captured the changing city with its dramatic juxtapositions of class and race. The first major retrospective of Sandler’s work is on display at the Bronx Documentary Center through March 26th. The exhibition includes photographs from his monograph The Eyes of the City, other never-before-seen prints from his archive, and three of his films.

Qiniso, The Sails, Durban, 2019. Courtesy of the Artist and Stevenson, Cape Town / Johannesburg and Yancey Richardson, New York. © Zanele Muholi

A Lioness in Paris

The Maison Européenne de la Photographie inaugurates the first French retrospective of South African visual activist Zanele Muholi. The exhibition centers on a body of work that recounts civic battles waged by the black LGBTQIA+ community.

Untitled, 1991-1993 © Adriana Lestido

Feminine Experience

Fondation A in Brussels brings together works by some twenty artists, from Helen Levitt to Adriana Lestido, sparking a dialog of women’s artistic gaze. The exhibition Regards de Femmes is accompanied by an insightful catalog.

Les Italiens © Bruno Barbey

Our Favorite Books for Christmas (4/4) : Street Photography

Everlasting and timeless, a photo book is an ideal gift to put under the Christmas tree. If you don’t know which one to choose, Blind will share with you its selection of the best books on street photography to give to your loved ones.

Allan Porter, Editor of Camera, Dies at 88

The American journalist and former figure of the Swiss magazine Camera, who was a reference between the 1920s and 1980s, died on October 5, in anonymity. He had contributed to launching the career of many great photographers.

Matching Suits, 1978. © Andy Sweet Photo Legacy - Courtesy Atelier/Galerie Taylor, Paris

Andy Sweet and the Lost World of South Beach

The work of Andy Sweet is exhibited, for the first time in Europe, in Atelier Galerie Taylor until November 17, 2022. “Andy Sweet – Miami Beach 70s” immerses us in the joyfully colorful daily life of the old-world Jewish community.

Rosalind Fox Solomon: Raw and Humane

As part of Paris Photo, MUUS Collection features Rosalind Fox Solomon: The Early Work—an exhibition that focuses on the emergence of the American portraitist’s style.

Untitled, 2019, Glass paint on postcard, Sage © Elke Tangeten

What to see at Paris Photo?

To collectors around the world Paris Photo is a highly anticipated fair, and, to enthusiasts, an enormous exhibition that spans the history of photography from the nineteenth century through the present, as well as a panorama of current trends: what’s being done, what’s being bought.

Threads of History and Modernity

The French Academy in Rome presents Florence and Damien Bachelot’s photography collection, at Villa Medici.

Lima #61, 1975. © Jed Fielding

Jed Fielding: Out on the Street

Encounter, Jed Fielding’s eye-candy of a book published by the Museum of Photographic Arts in San Diego, captures city residents who, even as they face the consequences of economic and political crises, enjoy life to the fullest. The book opens a door to the history of the world’s streets.

Daily life in this seaside town that was once a tourist haven, the only place in Haiti that's still green with vegetation, but is filthy and poor, with no plumbing or electricity in a majority of the homes. Small girl dumps out the family garbage into the sea. Jeremie, Haiti, January, 2006 © Jane Evelyn Atwood

Jane Evelyn Atwood : Marginalized Humanity

A retrospective at Château de Laréole (France) sheds new light on the career of this great Franco-American photographer whose monumental body of work probes the hidden worlds of prostitution, transsexuals, AIDS patients, women inmates, landmine victims, and more.

The WSPU Union book © Collection Museum of London

Unwriting Photobook History

In 2004,  The Photobook History Volume 1 was published. Written by photographer Martin Parr and author Gerry Badger, it led to a flurry of interest

How Women Changed Street Photography

How Women Changed Street Photography

A new exhibit showcases the development of street photography across the 20th century, and how women came to define it.

Patrick Zachmann: Bringing Memory to Light

Patrick Zachmann: Bringing Memory to Light

The exhibition “Journeys in Memory” at the Musée d’Art et d’Histoire du Judaïsme in Paris takes a look at the work of photographer Patrick Zachmann.

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Lisette Model: A Photography Lesson

Lisette Model: A Photography Lesson

Featuring a selection of images from the 1930s through the 1970s, an exhibition at Baudoin-Lebon gallery in Paris allows us to rediscover some landmark series in the career of the pioneering street photographer, Lisette Model.

Righting Auto-Rotate and Crop

Righting Auto-Rotate and Crop

I have a slightly dysfunctional relationship with my iPhone. It shows all the signs of codependency: I love that my iPhone is always there for

Handpicked Books for Christmas: Black and White

Handpicked Books for Christmas: Black and White

From the collection of the Bibliothèque Nationale de France to Gilles Favier, Henri Cartier-Bresson, and Lee Friedlander: four volumes in black-and-white to add to your library.

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.

Alex Prager’s monstrous banalities

Alex Prager’s monstrous banalities

Until September 4, FOAM is showing the work of the American photographer Alex Prager. The exhibition offers an overview of her work, foregrounding elaborate mises-en-scène, technical sophistication, and a caustic look at the fetters of glamor.

Joel-Peter Witkin on the Beauty in the Grotesque

With an exhibition at baudoin lebon in Paris, another one at Bruce Silverstein in New York, and work on view at the Louvre, Joel-Peter Witkin speaks about his creative process.