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Duane Michals: Fighting Against Photography

Duane Michals has spent his career pushing against the confines of the single image Read More

Zoe Strauss, Vanessa, Philadelphia, 2006. ZOE STRAUSS/COURTESY THE ARTIST AND BRUCE SILVERSTEIN GALLERY, NEW YORK/PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART, GIFT OF THE ARTIST AND THE WOMEN'S COMMITTEE OF THE PHILADELPHIA MUSEUM OF ART.
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Zoe Strauss: Finding Humanity Where It’s Hidden

Photographer Zoe Strauss creates a visual poetry from heroic images of the struggles of everyday life Read More

Lee Walton, Angry Birds (Poached Eggs, Level 16), 2011, charcoal on paper. KRAUSHAAR GALLERIES, NEW YORK.
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Poached Eggs: Drawings Based on Angry Birds

A popular video game inspired Lee Walton’s abstract artworks Read More

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Pat Steir Paints a Painting

The visceral process of pouring, dripping, pushing, squirting, and shooting from the hip
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Fred Wilson Creates an Installation

A basic vocabulary of painted flags and blown glass becomes an evocative meditation on color and race Read More

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Hank Willis Thomas Stages a Photo Shoot

How Sanford Biggers came to strike a pose as a two-faced dandy Read More

Alan Vlach, Cliff Walk, Near West Point, 2012.
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Homing in on Homer

Five artists commissioned to shoot Winslow Homer’s studio bring a contemporary interpretation to a classic setting Read More

Grete Stern’s gelatin silver print Sueño No. 1: “Articulos eléctricos para 
el hogar” (Dream No. 1: “Electrical Appliances for the Home”), ca. 1950, was made 40 years before Photoshop.
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Pix Before Pixels

An exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum showcases manipulated photographs from the pre-digital age Read More

Olson House, 2010. James Welling photographed the Maine house that appears in Andrew Wyeth’s Christina’s World, 1948. COURTESY THE ARTIST AND DAVID ZWIRNER, NEW YORK
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Wyeth Redux

James Welling shoots sites in Wyeth’s world. Read More

White Gauze, 1984, is among the Robert Mapplethorpe photographs in the show "50 Americans." The photos were selected by one constituent from every U.S. state. ©ROBERT MAPPLETHORPE FOUNDATION. USED BY PERMISSION
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Union of the States

Fifty Americans choose the images in a new Robert Mapplethorpe exhibition. Read More

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Building Pictures

Working everywhere from Photoshop to the woodshop, a growing number of photographers shoot, appropriate, manipulate, print, paint, and sculpt their works, making objects that stretch the traditional definition of the medium. Read More

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Through Photoshop, Darkly

Lucas Samaras on collecting exotic species of the art world and beyond. Read More

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Logo Motive

Ryan McGinness puts an entire museum into one work. Read More