Topic: documentary photography

Estate of Larry Sultan
Out There

The Influence and Legacy of Larry Sultan

Five years after his untimely death, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art examines Larry Sultan’s legacy through his first posthumous retrospective

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Paul Strand Archive—Aperture Foundation
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Paul Strand, Master of Modernism, in Retrospect

The first major retrospective of Paul Strand’s work in nearly 50 years presents him as not only a critical figure in the history of modern art, but seeks to re-affirm his place as one of the founders of photography as we know it today.

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Angelica Dass
Out There

Nine Brazilian Photographers You Need to Follow

The most exciting contemporary Brazilian photography takes possession of the clashes of culture, ethnicity and philosophies that make up the country.

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Elio Sorci—Camera Press/Redux
Photo Essay

Why Paparazzi Are Good for Us

While occasionally distasteful, the work of the paparazzi is nevertheless a time-honored and, arguably, an essential part of our moral and ethical development as a society.

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Mike Osborne
Out There

America Dreaming: Mike Osborne’s Desert Landscapes

At first glance, Mike Osborne’s book, Floating Island (Daylight Books, June 2014), appears to unearth life in the American desert. But its true focus might be what the desert unearths about America.

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Artist, Andres Serrano's photographic installation, Residents of New York, at the West 4th Street subway  station in New York City.
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Homeless in New York: A Public Art Project Goes Underground

Photographer Andres Serrano takes to the streets and takes over a New York City subway station with his confrontational portraits of the homeless.

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Brothers Vinny and David stand together as the sky darkens before a summer storm.
In Progress

The Intersection of Love and Loss: Confronting Youth Incarceration

Photographer Isadora Kosofsky followed one family for over two years, documenting the impact the vast and complicated juvenile justice system has on individuals and their families.

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Inge Morath, Danube Revisited
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Danube Revisited: Nine Photographers Retrace Inge Morath’s Legendary Journey

For decades, photographer Inge Morath (1923-2002) chronicled the people and the ever-changing landscape along the Danube River. Now, nine photographers will retrace her steps in ‘Danube Revisited,’ a tribute to and a broadening of her monumental project.

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Lashkar Gah, Helmand, Afghanistan. In Boost Hospital in the provincial capital, a young girl who suffered burns to over 50% of her body lies in an observation room after an accident with an oil lamp at home. Boost Hospital is administered by Medicines Sans Frontiers. MSF provides all the equipment and pharmaceuticals as well as staff, including 18 ex-pat medical and admin staff. And these guys work HARD. Andrew Quilty / Oculi. 18.2.2014
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#LightBoxFF: Andrew Quilty on Learning to Love Instagram

After years of staunch resistance, Occuli photographer Andrew Quilty has embraced Instagram as a powerful tool for photojournalists and documentary photographers around the world.

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China, Scott Conarroe, Scotiabank Contact Photography Festival
Out There

China by Rail: Scott Conarroe Documents an Epic Public Works Project

Canadian photographer Scott Conarroe explores the space between massive public projects and everyday human existence in photographs that have charted North American railways and coastlines, and now the construction of China’s ultra-futuristic transit system.

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