Contemporary Photography

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Exhibitions

Virtual photography show reveals modern Lebanon's many layers of tragedy

Lebanon Then and Now: Photography from 2006 to 2020 hosted by Washington, DC's Middle East Institute is both timely and prescient

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Obituaries

Remembering Peter Beard, photographer and artist, champion of East African wildlife, friend and collaborator of Francis Bacon and Andy Warhol

Photographer, diarist, and collagist who highlighted the destruction of the African elephant's habitat and bestrode New York society in the era of Studio 54

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Tariffs

'A giant wall': art world feels the pinch of Trump’s 25% import duty on printed works

Collectors and artists are scrambling to find solutions to the US government’s penalty tariffs

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Fairs

Paris Photo turns its lens on youth in preparation for 2020 New York launch

Photography fair opens this week in French capital with a section focussing on marginalised artists

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International

Photography collective takes a stand against wildlife crime

Internationally renowned photographers join forces to publish a crowdfunded book in English and Mandarin that raises awareness of China’s illegal trade in animals

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In the frame

Juergen Teller's helping hand for Demelza hospice kids

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Art market

Bigger is not always better at New York's Photography Show

Although down a few exhibitors, Aipad's annual photo fair delivers with both large-format and intimately scaled photos

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Exhibitions

Muholi defies stigma and stereotypes at the Stedelijk

Around 80 pictures spanning over a decade are on display in Amsterdam

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Exhibitions

Forged in war, revolution and turmoil, works head for Les Rencontres d’Arles

The annual photography festival assembles works that open up doors closed by political turbulence

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LGBTQ

Gay images censored after Vatican’s legal threat

Gonzalo Orquín received a letter from the Vicariate of Rome

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Shanghai

Censorship of Tiananmen Square photograph in Shanghai

Officials ask M97 gallery to remove work

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Artist interview

Interview with Thomas Struth: “Photographs reveal people’s inner agenda”

On the eve of his solo show at the Whitechapel Gallery in London, Struth talks about society, the family and the gaze

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Art market

Auction guarantees are dividing the art trade

Insurance for sellers or market manipulation?

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War & Conflict

Shaun Gladwell on life in Afghanistan

The Australian artist’s three-week sojourn with troops will form basis of new work

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LGBTQ

Queens in their castles: Photographic studies of gay men’s homes

Tom Atwood's new book reviewed

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Artist interview

Interview with Roger Ballen on his new book Shadow Chamber: Going fishing, metaphorically speaking

The South African photographer talks about his work, techniques and latest book

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Artist interview

Interview with Susan Hiller: Her new work Clinic and the human quest for a visionary, mystical experience

American artist’s most recent piece is based on three years of research on the internet

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Wolfgang Tillmans

Wolfgang Tillmans goes from Tate to states with new show at the Andrea Rosen Gallery

More new work from the first photographer to win the Turner Prize

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Thomas Ruff

New work by Thomas Ruff on show at David Zwirner

The photographer continues to impress with 'Substrats' and 'Machines'

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Contemporary Photography

Women by women in photography

Commercial photography in New York City

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Women Artists

Film installation by Shirin Neshat at Wren church one of many satellite exhibitions to celebrate new Bankside building

On view at St Mary-le-Bow, City of London, until 19 December

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Artist interview

Interview with Andres Serrano: Mining the seamy side for all it’s worth

After sacrilege and violent death the artist whom the moral majority (minority?) love to hate, is now into explicit sex