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“As the streets emptied, it’s like a living room came out — to my eyes a mix of inside and outside,” says photographer Francesca Magnani.
During the decades that Northern Ireland’s paramilitary violence garnered worldwide attention, most people were busy making ends meet.
Mikiko Hara made a conscious decision to discard reliance on the viewfinder, which led to a body of work that is true to her intention to capture street life as a continuous process.
From 1977 to 2001, Richard Sandler photographed startling juxtapositions between the grit and glamour of New York City and Boston.
An exhibition at the Aperture Foundation gathers pictures taken by Alex Webb over more than 30 years, all across Mexico.
In 1911, photographer Burton Welles published Fifth Avenue, New York, from Start to Finish.
Gail Victoria Braddock Quagliata photographed every bodega in Manhattan from December of 2012 to August of 2013, and even in that short span she saw so many shutter that it became depressing to return for second shots.
What if instead of only showing up online, your Instagram photos of sunsets, street art, photogenic cityscapes, or alluring strangers on subway platforms were posted back into New York City’s public spaces?
Photographer Michael Ernest Sweet scavenges the constant contrasts of people in New York City for shots that show the grittiness and grime of its collective persona. Some of these photographs have been collected into a noir narrative called The Human Fragment, a monograph released in December by independent literary publisher Brooklyn Arts Press.
New York has a lot of urban ruins for a city so constantly developing, but they can be easy to miss in the sprawl. Now a new map of photographs takes you into some of these hidden places.
The content of Strauss’s individual photographs is not always disturbing, but paging through the entirety of 10 Years means talking a walk through neighborhoods and into situations that you might otherwise avoid.