Topic: Houston

Hassan Hajjaj
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Shining a Spotlight on Arab Artists, Fotofest Biennial Opens in Houston

The nation’s longest-running festival of international photography and multimedia art provides a counterpoint to many of the contemporary art fairs underway around the country by bringing into focus the long overlooked work of art photographers from the Arab world.

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Yuri Kozyrev—NOOR for TIME
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This Means War: A Look at Conflict Photography

WAR/PHOTOGRAPHY: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath — a massive exhibition of conflict photography from the last 165 years — is on display now at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Art critic Richard Lacayo reviewed the show in this week’s issue of TIME.

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James Frank Hurley—Mitchell Library Collections / State Library of New South Wales–PXD 20/18
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War/Photography by Geoff Dyer

A new show at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston examines the relationship between war and photography and how that relationship has changed over time. Here, Geoff Dyer writes about images that have shaped the perception of war since photography was invented.

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Danny Lyon—Magnum
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Danny Lyon: The World Is Not My Home

For the past five decades the photographer Danny Lyon has produced a mix of documentary photographs and film—both politically conscious and personal. As the artist turns 70 this year, a coinciding exhibition will open at the Menil Collection in Houston.

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