Topic: Chicago

Jon Lowenstein
Awards

Jon Lowenstein wins Lange–Taylor Prize for South Side Chicago Work

Jon Lowenstein has won the $10, 000 Dorothea Lange–Paul Taylor Prize for his powerful, in-depth look at life in Chicago’s much-maligned South Side.

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Stephen Wilkes
Photo Essay

Stephen Wilkes’ Incredible Cityscapes Span Day to Night

Photographer Stephen Wilkes creates unique and exhaustive images of major cities in his series, Day to Night, capturing the hustle and bustle of an entire day in a single photo.

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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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Justin Maxon for TIME
Photo Essay

Gun Land: Chicago’s South Side by Justin Maxon

Photographer Justin Maxon spent several days and nights in Chicago for TIME, trying to make fresh images to convey the sadly familiar fact of gun violence in the great but troubled city of Chicago.

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Pakistan Daily Life
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: February 1 – February 8

From Chicago gun violence and the exhumed body of Richard III to the world’s first “bionic man” and a bear walking a tightrope, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Issouf Sanogo—AFP/Getty Images
Closeup

Pictures of the Week: January 18 – January 25

From the French intervention in Mali and the Obama daughters enjoying the Inauguration to the surreal, icy aftermath of a fire in Chicago and a headless princess in London, TIME presents the best images of the week.

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Brendan Hoffman
Man on the Wire

A Year of Photographers in the Picture

As the new year approaches, TIME takes a look back on 2012 to highlight an increasingly common phenomenon: the photographer in the picture.

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Gabriele Stabile
Out There

Refugee Hotel: Strangers in a Strange Land

Bewildered, exhausted, displaced and lost in their own thoughts, the subjects in Gabriele Stabile’s new book, Refugee Hotel, have traveled far and suffered greatly. His photographs document refugees’ first nights in America, spent anxiously in generic airport hotels as they await the beginning of their new lives.

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Dawoud Bey
Out There

Harlem Revisited: A New Look at Dawoud Bey’s New York Portraits

Present-day Chicago is not Harlem in 1979. Present-day Harlem isn’t even Harlem in 1979. But at the Art Institute of Chicago’s new exhibition Dawoud Bey: Harlem USA, some things have stayed the same.

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Emily Schiffer—Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund
In Progress

Securing Food in Chicagoland

Earlier this year, Emily Schiffer received support from the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund. The photographer is using the grant to explore the crisis of food security in the Windy City.

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