Topic: documentary photography

Janet Jarman
In Progress

Marisol and the American Dream: One Photographer’s 15-Year Project

Janet Jarman has documented the life of Marisol, a young Mexican immigrant, since she was a young girl still living in Mexico, more than 15 years ago.

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© Stefan Ruiz
Out There

In the Factory of Dreams: Behind the Scenes on Telenovelas

Stefan Ruiz’s latest book takes us behind the scenes at Mexico’s Televisa studios, where nearly 50,000 hours worth of soap operas are produced each year.

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Lucas Foglia
Out There

A Natural Order by Lucas Foglia

For the past five years the Yale-trained artist has been photographing a network of off-the-grid communities in the southeastern United States. The work has just been published in his first monograph by Nazraeli Press.

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Gillian Laub for TIME
Photo Essay

Last Dance: American Proms by Gillian Laub

Gillian Laub crossed the country to capture the bittersweet anticipation and excitement of high-school proms for TIME.

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Christine Osinski
Out There

Staten Island: Christine Osinski’s Unseen Photographs of New York City’s Forgotten Borough

In the early ’80s Staten Island seemed like a world away from Manhattan. In Chrisitine Osinki’s newly rediscoved photographs, she reveals a time capsule of the growing borough, caught in a state of limbo between New York City and the rest of America. She recently launched a Kickstarter campaign in hopes of turning the archive into a new book.

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In Progress

‘Home Works’ by Joakim Eskildsen

Joakim Eskildsen’s latest body of work explores the poetry of place through the different homes to which he has moved his family over the past seven years, on display later this week at the 17th edition of Paris Photo.

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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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LaToya Ruby Frazier
Out There

When the Personal Turns Political: LaToya Ruby Frazier at the Whitney Biennial

In her latest projects, currently featured in the 2012 Whitney Biennial, LaToya Ruby Frazier continues to use social documentary as a starting point for her political works of art.

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Arthur Tress
Out There

California Dreaming In 1964: Arthur Tress’ San Francisco

Arthur Tress’ witty and absurdist street photography captures 1960s-era San Francisco as a place caught between Left and Right, old and new, real and surreal. The work is on view at the Fisher Family Gallery of the Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco from March 3 to June 3.

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David Zimmerman
Out There

Clothing as Artifact: David Zimmerman’s ‘Last Refuge’

A landscape photographer makes exquisite studies of discarded clothes found at a squatter camp in the New Mexican desert.

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