Tag: Photography

Nonfiction: Berenice Abbott: She Was a Camera

It’s funny that such a strong personality devoted her career to creating what she saw as an egoless,...

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In High School Darkrooms, Shedding Light on a Vintage Craft

“Digital is too easy, in that you can take a lot of pictures at a time,” said Ben...

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A Photo of Billy the Kid Bought for $10 at a Flea Market May Be Worth Millions

He turned to Google and eventually zeroed in on the man on the right with the severe features...

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Marlene Dietrich in Photos: A Study in Contrasts

After the box-office success of “The Blue Angel,” which was released in German and English-language versions, Dietrich arrived...

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Patrick Nagatani, Photographer Famous for Collages, Dies at 72

Reviewing an exhibition of Mr. Nagatani’s photographs in 2015 at the Griffin Museum of Photography in Winchester, Mass.,...

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Valuable Photographs Are Stolen From MoMA PS1 — Then Mailed Back

Photo The New York Police Department released surveillance footage that it says shows a woman mailing the photographs...

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Why Richard Avedon’s Work Has Never Been More Relevant

Baldwin’s essay begins with a withering description of the television ads he is forced to endure while watching...

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Why Fashion Can’t Stop Looking North

Photo From the exhibition “North: Fashioning Identity,” an image from “The Liver Birds” series shot by Alice Hawkins...

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Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Capturing the Elusive Robert Frank

Photo Credit Patricia Wall/The New York Times The subject of R J Smith’s 2012 biography “The One: The...

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Malick Sidibé’s Work Reveals a Hidden Africa: It Loves to Party

The renowned Malian musician Boubacar Traoré — whose hypnotic song “Mali Twist” gives the exhibition at the Cartier...