Frances Richard writes frequently about contemporary art. She teaches at Barnard College and the Rhode Island School of Design.
Susie Linfield's The Cruel Radiance is a demanding and flawed attempt to regard the pain of others through photographs.
Two new books explore the truths and artifice of photography.
A new collection of short pieces by the prodigious and wide-ranging critic Luc Sante doubles as a history of Modernism's outlaws.