Contemporary Photography

Climate disaster: photographer Richard Mosse on environmental crime in the Amazon

Plus, artist Rachel Maclean on Hieronymus Bosch's influence

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A year after Covid-19 is confirmed as a pandemic, World Press Photo prize reminds us of photography's vital role in playing witness to history

Highest prize for photojournalism includes images from 28 countries that capture a year when the coronavirus intertwined with global issues of social injustice and territorial conflicts

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Daniel Wolf, collector and lover of the great outdoors who changed the museum world's attitude to photography, has died, aged 65

Formed a peerless photography collection for the J Paul Getty Museum and curated the landmark 1989 Royal Academy exhibition to mark 150 years of the art form

How Magnum Photos is cleaning up its act

Agency acts after 11 women allege in magazine article they were harassed by veteran photographer David Alan Harvey

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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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

'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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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

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

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

MFA Boston brings Ansel Adams into the present day

“You can’t tackle the subject of American western photography without coming to grips with him,” says the shows curator

Picture this: from €10,000 to €1.3m, what to buy at Paris Photo

Prices for photography tend to be lower than standard art market price ranges but Richard Avedon’s famous Warhol image has a seven-figure price tag

Muholi defies stigma and stereotypes at the Stedelijk

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

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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Gay images censored after Vatican’s legal threat

Gonzalo Orquín received a letter from the Vicariate of Rome

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

Shaun Gladwell on life in Afghanistan

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

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

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

New work by Thomas Ruff on show at David Zwirner

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

Women by women in photography

Commercial photography in New York City

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

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