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The latest news on exhibits, books, and innovative uses of images shaping our visual culture.

In Amsterdam, a Photo Festival ‘Unseen’

Miles Aldridge, Courtesy Reflex Amsterdam

Amsterdam welcomes a new photo festival to their Dutch district. Unseen aims to showcase everything that is unseen—from emerging photographers, to never before seen images from established favorites, the festival promises to show you something new.

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Montage 2
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The Last Pictures Travel to Space by Trevor Paglen

Later this year, a communication satellite, the EchoStar XVI, will be launched from Kazakhstan. What makes EchoStar XVI unique is not the unfathomable depths of time it will vault, but the fact that it will carry an art project.

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Laura Letinsky, Courtesy of the Artist and the Yancey Richardson Gallery
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Pictures of Pictures: The Ambiguities of Laura Letinsky

The declaration that “a rose is a rose is a rose” is one of Gertrude Stein’s best-known lines. Now, with an upcoming body of work called Ill Form & Void Full, photographer Laura Letinsky—who is a fan of Stein’s—has her own take on the idea.

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Fazal Sheikh
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Into the Ether by Fazal Sheikh

A photograph’s inability to fully penetrate its subject fascinates photographer Fazal Sheikh. His new project ‘Ether’ takes viewers to the banks of the Ganges and has opened at the Pace/MacGill gallery in New York.

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Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii–© LOC, LC-DIG-prokc-21485
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History in Color: Rare Photographs of Czarist Russia

Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii created thousands of color photographs of Czarist Russia. A new book from German publisher Gestalten features a selection of the Russian photographer’s nearly 2,000 glass negatives.

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(c) Cornel Lucas
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Cornel Lucas’ Celebrity Portraits: Studio Stars of the Silver Screen

On the occasion of his 92nd birthday, Cornel Lucas, Britain’s first film studio portraitist, recounts his memories photographing iconic movie stars like Marlene Dietrich, Gregory Peck, Brigitte Bardot and Katherine Hepburn.

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2012 Getty Images Editorial Grant Winner Bharat Choudhary
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Getty Awards $80,000 to Four Photojournalists at Perpignan

Getty Images announced the winners of their 2012 Editorial Photography competition at Visa Pour l’Image, the annual festival of photojournalism held in Perpignan, France. Four photographers will receive more than $80,000 in funding.

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Henry Horenstein
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Henry Horenstein’s Honky Tonk

From the Honky Tonk bars of Boston to Nashville’s Grand Ole Opry, Henry Horenstein’s photographs of the country music scene and its stars capture both the golden age of the genre and its newest incarnations.

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Rémi Ochlik—IP3
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Rémi Ochlik’s Revolutions

Revolutions, a book featuring the work of war photographer Rémi Ochlik, who was killed this spring in Syria, has just been published by Emphas.is. LightBox presents images from the book taken during conflicts in Tunisia, Libya, Egypt and Syria.

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Courtesy of the artist and The Approach, London
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John Stezaker Awarded the 2012 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize

British artist John Stezaker was awarded the 2012 Deutsche Börse Photography Prize on Monday for his collages of found images.

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