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Photography news and analysis from The Nation
October 20, 2022
The Death Eaters: Covid in the Liberal Imagination
A call to rescue public health from the dead hand of neutrality.
August 31, 2022
The Secret Powers of William Klein
Using the street as his studio, he did more than just freeze a time and place in one frame. His photographs captured the world in motion.
July 26, 2022
Letters From the August 8/15, 2022, Issue
generation… Maier and McCarthyism…
June 7, 2022
The Second Destruction of a Black Community in Tulsa
In 1921, a mob of white citizens largely destroyed the Greenwood District. Five decades later, Donald Thompson rushed to photograph the community before urban renewal demolished it, again.
Karlos K. Hill
May 30, 2022
The Art of Vivian Maier
Her photography made its subject everyday life, but her life makes us ask: Who gets to be an artist?
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April 29, 2022
Portrait of a Radical Swarm
From Occupy Wall Street to Black Lives Matter, Accra Shepp’s protest photographs have dissolved the boundaries between the individual and the collective.
October 19, 2021
Art at the Border of Power and Ecology
Miguel Fernández de Castro’s multimedia works reveal the ties between money, migration, and environmental disaster.
June 8, 2021
The Anti-Nostalgia of Walker Evans
A recent biography reveals the many contradictions of the photographer who fastidiously documented postwar American life.
April 9, 2021
Why Do We Believe in Photographs?
David Levi Strauss’s new book looks at the ancient roots of photography to understand how the medium became so distorted in the present.
February 15, 2021
The Unknown Radicals of Black Photography
A recent exhibition on the Kamoinge Workshop tells the story of a group of photographers who explored the artistic and political potential of the medium to its fullest.