Topic: race

© Carrie Mae Weems / The Art Institute of Chicago
Out There

Carrie Mae Weems: A Look Back on Three Decades

Carrie Mae Weems is an art-photographer, performance artist, activist and videographer—well known for her photographic series and multi-screen projections relating to themes focusing on family, beauty and memory. A new retrospective showcases her work from the last 25 years.

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Camilo José Vergara
Out There

The Dream Continues: Camilo José Vergara’s Photographs of MLK Murals

For more than 30 years, photographer and sociologist Camilo José Vergara has documented murals of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in America’s inner cities. Here, Vergara writes for LightBox about the roles King’s image has played in American culture.

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Lightbox February 1, 2012
Closeup

Pictures of the Week, January 27 – February 3

From deadly clashes in Syria and Egypt, to the first anniversary of the Tahrir square uprising and the walk-up to this year’s Super Bowl, TIME’s photo department presents the best images of the week.

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Romina Hendlin
Photo Essay

Runner’s High: One Man’s New York City Marathon Dream Comes True

Born with severely low muscle tone, it took more than 15 hours for Maickel Melamed to cross this year’s finish line. Photographer Romina Hendlin documented his journey.

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