Topic: Camilo José Vergara

View East along Temple St. from Cass Ave., Detroit, 2013
Photo Essay

Detroit by Night: Haunting, Desolate Streetscapes by Camilo José Vergara

Photographer Camilo José Vergara finds himself drawn to Detroit in the darkest hours of the night.

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PJL: August 2013 (Part 2)

Curated by Mikko Takkunen, a collection of the best photojournalism around the web from the past two weeks.

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Camilo José Vergara
Out There

From the Inner Cities to the White House: Photographs by Camilo José Vergara

This week, Camilo José Vergara will become the first photographer ever to receive the National Humanities Medal. He writes for LightBox about his dedicated, meticulous approach in documenting some of the poorest and most segregated communities in urban America.

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Puerto Rican Wedding, East Harlem, 1970
Photo Essay

Everyday Life in the Hood: New York 1970-1973

Photographer Camilo José Vergara writes for LightBox about his experience photographing the urban blight of 1970s New York.

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Man on the Wire

2012: A Year of Deja Vu

TIME embarks on an anthropological dig through our collective visual memory, unearthing images from the last twelve months that awakened in us a familiar sense that we’ve seen them somewhere before.

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Camilo José Vergara
Out There

The Dream Continues: Camilo José Vergara’s Photographs of MLK Murals

For more than 30 years, photographer and sociologist Camilo José Vergara has documented murals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in America’s inner cities. Here, Vergara writes for LightBox about the roles King’s image has played in American culture.

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Camilo José Vergara
Photo Essay

Twin Towers and the Metropolis: 1970-2011

Photographer Camilo José Vergara writes for LightBox about his photographs of the World Trade Center taken over the past 41 years. Within his images, the Towers’ absence speaks perhaps even more powerfully than their presence.

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