Topic: image manipulation

Henry Peach Robinson/The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Out There

‘Faking It': Old-School Photo Trickery at the Met

A new show at the Metropolitan Museum of Art highlights a long history of faked and manipulated images.

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Reuters, via Korean Central News Agency
The Backstory

The Aesthetics of a Dictatorship: North Korea’s Photoshopped Funeral

The authenticity of government-released photographs from North Korea has been questioned for years but not until this week, during the funeral of Kim Jong Il, was the issue as widely discussed and analyzed.

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Mathew Brady—Library of Congress
The Backstory

Doctored Photos – The Art of the Altered Image

Photographic images can be altered and manipulated in various ways to change their meaning. David Levi Strauss traces the motivation and art of the altered image through history.

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