photography

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For most of her four-decade-long career, photographer Jean Pagliuso focused her lens on the fashion industry and on Hollywood, producing images of celebrities meant for magazines and movie posters.

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Post image for Found Photographs Show How Couples Light It Up During Chinese Weddings

There are nearly as many smokers in China as there are Americans in the United States. That staggering statistic might help explain the central role cigarettes play in traditional Chinese weddings.

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Post image for The Pre-Columbian Origins of Mexico’s Modernist Architecture

In his monograph Pyramid, published by Toluca Éditions, photographer Pablo López Luz explores the pre-Columbian influence on modernist architecture in Mexico.

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In the 1970s and ’80s the Polaroid instant camera quickly captured family moments and delivered the images on the spot.

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Post image for Barbara Kasten’s Slippery Analog Photography

PHILADELPHIA — Talking about the limitations of photography, painter David Hockney said that art “must deeply involve an observer whose body somehow has to be brought back in.” At the time, he was pessimistic about the medium’s possibilities. Enter Barbara Kasten.

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Post image for Drawn Self-Portraits Materialized as Masks

For her Second Self photography series, Canadian artist Meryl McMaster asked her subjects to blindly draw single-line contours of their faces, which she then sculpted into wire masks.

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Post image for A Photographer in Conversation with William Blake

There are at least three exhibitions in Hidden Likeness: Photographer Emmet Gowin at the Morgan currently at the Morgan Library & Museum.

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Post image for Surreal Photographs of Chinese Amusement Parks in Hibernation

Italian photographer Stefano Cerio has captured ski resorts at night, empty cruise ships, drained water parks, and, most recently, the uncanny bleakness of China’s off-season amusement parks and other constructed entertainment.

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Post image for Artist Stalks Himself So the FBI Doesn’t Have to

If you want to know where Hasan Elahi is, just check his website.

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Post image for Germans Posing with Polar Bears in Vintage Photos

Try not to crack a smile at the sight of a polar bear crashing human picnics, photo-bombing social soirées, and seemingly just trying to fit in.

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