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The Power and Privilege Issue

Safe Spaces

Out of despair, students of color seek meaningful ways to reflect on national politics and social injustice on their own terms.
Marina Garcia-Vasquez
10.18.18
Photography

These Powerful Images Celebrate Artists of Color Amid Lush, Green Backdrops

Naima Green uses photography to honor black creatives in New York and beyond.
Clara Mokri
10.11.18
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Photos of Superheroes Acting Just Like Us

For a third year, the photographer Michael Marcelle captures Comic Con fandom in all its mundane glory.
Elizabeth Renstrom
10.8.18
Freedman Files

Jill Freedman Tells Us How She Got to Photograph Warhol and Muhammad Ali

From Studio 54 to the South of France, Jill Freedman found unconventional ways to photograph the world's most famous faces.
Cameron Cuchulainn
10.4.18
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Radically Intimate Photos of Parenthood

In spite of the world’s cruelties, the Israeli-born photographer Elinor Carucci chooses love.
Elyssa Goodman
8.9.18
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A Photographer Recreates His Family's Lost History


Chad Hilliard's photos build narratives for his African-American ancestors, filling in the blanks left by enslavement and migration.
Clara Mokri
7.27.18
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Kaleidoscopic Mirror Portraits Examine the Vanity of Selfie Culture

By photographing his friends, Matthew Morrocco reflects on the ways social media has changed IRL relationships.
Kara Weisenstein
7.18.18
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Peyton Fulford's Intimate and Vulnerable Photos of Queer Southern Youth

With her series “Infinite Tenderness,” the photographer develops a new narrative for LGBTQ kids in the South.
Elyssa Goodman
7.9.18
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These Surreal Lip Makeovers Are Designed to Make You Uncomfortable

Marius Sperlich's eye-grabbing portraits can take six hours to pose and perfect.
Beckett Mufson
5.22.18
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David Lynch Took a Bunch of Nude Photos and They're Really Something Else

A new book crosses his dark gaze with the human body.
Beckett Mufson
4.19.18
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Art Collective Mothmeister Are Slaying Instagram with Anti-Selfie Art

Their eerie photos of human-animal hybrids walking wonderfully surreal landscapes thumb their noses at traditional beauty standards.
Beckett Mufson
3.23.18
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Wild Photos of Louisiana's Rural Mardi Gras Bacchanals

Courir de Mardi Gras gets grittier outside New Orleans.
Beckett Mufson
2.13.18