Photography

As the Photographers’ Gallery in London turns 50, we look at five of its defining shows

The institution's director Brett Rogers has selected five key shows from the past five decades

Italian photographer dropped from prize after accusations he identified rape survivors in India without consent

By publishing full names alongside images, Marco Gualazzini stands accused of breaking child protection laws and putting his subjects in danger

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New Man Ray book brings artist's long-hidden Jewish heritage out of the shadows

A study of Man Ray, best known for his photography but also a self-professed painter, explores his barely acknowledged Jewishness and his relationship with Marcel Duchamp

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In Pictures | How Gianfranco Gorgoni captured the mysticism of the Land Art movement

More than 150 rarely-seen photographs chronicle the history of seminal earthworks in the landscape

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Winner of 25th Deutsche Börse prize announced

Chinese artist Cao Fei's Serpentine exhibition Blueprints recognised as prophesying the effects of the pandemic

Male-centric and whitewashed: major photography brands Fuji, Canon and Kodak scramble to diversify following criticism

Camera companies pledge to promote more women, LGBTQ and photographers of colour in response to online pro-diversity campaigns

Regrouping after pandemic shut down its new home, International Center of Photography in New York names its next director

David E. Little, who heads Amherst College’s museum, has experience in fund-raising, educating and curating at multiple US institutions

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'If your pictures aren't good enough, you're not close enough': vintage prints by war photographer Robert Capa to headline Photo London

Some of the earliest known prints by the mythological founder of Magnum to be shown from an unseen private collection

Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend

From the Met’s survey of women photographers to Wong Ping’s dark films at the New Museum

Photographers' Gallery in London stages first selling show dedicated to African photography

Exhibition of young photographers from the continent was organised with The Photographic Collective, a not-for-profit that promotes lesser-known artists

Triumphant in their time, yet largely erased later: a Met exhibition explores ‘The New Woman Behind the Camera’

Chronicling the work of female photographers from the 1920s to the 1950s, a show organised with the National Gallery of Art breaks significant ground

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Destination Arles: must-see art and culture spots while on pilgrimage to the new LUMA creative campus

From Roman architecture to medieval streets that inspired Van Gogh, the historic city in the south of France is becoming a go-to destination

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National Gallery of Art in Washington, DC announces gift of exceptional photographs dating from the 19th to 21st centuries

Stephen G. Stein’s donation includes notable examples of images by Gustave Le Gray, William Eggleston, Brassaï, Robert Frank, Sally Mann and others

'In solidarity with the Palestinian people', photographers withdraw their works from Prix Pictet show in Israel

Prize-nominated artists Shahidul Alam and Gideon Mendel will not show their works at the Eretz Israel Museum in Tel Aviv

Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend

From 5,000 years of Iranian art and culture to Black female resistance and the domestic sphere

Magnum Photos announces major new Paris gallery space

News comes as the agency prepares to reopen London space with a show of German fashion photographer Herbert List

Best shows for... photography fans

Zoom in on these exhibitions by some of today's most revered artists, underrated historical figures and chroniclers of contemporary culture

Out of Africa and into Messums: UK gallery launches new photography department with vintage prints of Karen Blixen's life in Kenya

Some of the images taken by the younger brother of the Danish author, whose memoir became an Oscar-winning film, reflect colonialist attitudes that the exhibition aims to confront

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

Plus, artist Rachel Maclean on Hieronymus Bosch's influence

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Amateur hour turns to golden hour for forgotten Brazilian photo club with New York show

The Museum of Modern Art will present rarely-seen work by the mid-century collective Foto-Cine Clube Bandeirante

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Portrait of veiled mother of nine fishing in Yemen wins World Press Photo award

Pablo Tosco’s image from amidst world’s worst humanitarian crisis tops awards, with 45 photographers garlanded from 28 countries

Manipulated images of smiling Khmer Rouge victims prompt Cambodia to threaten Vice media with legal action

Irish artist Matt Loughrey’s reworked pictures of people murdered in Cambodia’s Killing Fields, published by Vice, may have broken country’s Archives Act

Frieze New York to pay tribute to Vision & Justice Project

The fair will honour the photography initiative's mission to examine art’s role in the relationship between race and citizenship

Dawoud Bey on his new show spanning 1970s street photography and poignant nocturnal landscapes

The US photographer's travelling exhibition, which opens at the Whitney Museum in New York, charts his four decades documenting the African American experience

FotoFocus’s photography biennial returns to Cincinnati in 2022 with focus on climate change

FotoFocus’s photography biennial returns to Cincinnati in 2022 with focus on climate change

Toronto’s Contact Photography Festival expands its takeover of public spaces

Month-long event to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a series of installations across the city

They see ‘dead people’: billboard works removed from Vancouver photography festival after locals complain

The images of sleeping people were too creepy for many residents, in a city where property values are a major concern

Major show of Vivian Maier—a Chicago nanny who was also a secretive street photographer—is heading to the UK

Laura Knight and Ingrid Pollard exhibitions also part of year-long women artists programme at MK Gallery in Milton Keynes

Spencer Tunick’s nude pandemic photography project brings people together on Instagram

Naked montages uniting friends and lovers "reaffirm resilience of community"

Photographer David Alan Harvey resigns from Magnum after sexual abuse allegations

Agency “recognises the victims and survivors” of Harvey’s abusive behaviour but victim says "it has done more damage than he or Magnum could ever imagine”

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

Art world reels as New York gallery Metro Pictures announces closure

Long-standing Chelsea gallery was synonymous with the artists of Pictures Movement—including Cindy Sherman, discovered while working as a receptionist

Barbara Ess, photographer and musician, has died, aged 73

The No Wave pioneer was also know for her lo-fi pinhole images

Surrealist collection of Man Ray's assistant sells out at Christie's despite 'serious concerns about ownership' of most of the works

Ahead of yesterday's sale in Paris, the Man Ray Trust called for a delay claiming that Lucien Treillard “stole a substantial number of Man Ray’s works and possessions"

Magnum photographer Khalik Allah releases epic film portrayal of social and racial injustice on the streets of Harlem

Created in just 8 months, IWOW: I Walk On Water is a sprawling three-hour long paean to some of New York’s most marginalised people

The Big Review—Working Together: the photographers of the Kamoinge Workshop

An important show reflects a New York collective’s chronicles of Black life amid pervasive discrimination in the 1960s and 1970s

Rania Matar's hauntingly beautiful lockdown portraits go on show in Florida—see them here

Lebanese-American photographer captured images of her neighbours at their homes in Massachusetts and collected their stories along the way

Photo collector and ophthalmologist William Tsiaras gives 500 works to Colby College Museum of Art in Maine

The Greek-American started acquiring photography for museums through his personal friendships with artists such as Lucas Samaras, Aaron Siskind and Harry Callahan

Raphael Cartoons are ready for their close-up on V&A website

High-resolution images of Renaissance treasures go online, revealing the tiniest details of Raphael’s creative process

We asked artists to send an image that summed up their 2020 experiences—here's what we received

From coronavirus and lockdowns to US politics, this is a collection of postcards from "a year on the edge"

How a Christmas present made Maripol the 'Polaroid Queen'

The artist and designer tells us about the enduring appeal of the instant camera

Prizesnews

London teenagers in cancelled prom outfits win Taylor Wessing Prize

Alys Tomlinson spent three months during lockdown taking the portrait of teenagers in the midst of their “lost summer”

Gordon Baldwin, longtime Getty photography curator, has died, aged 81

A former artist and fixture of Warhol’s Factory, the curator got his start at the Getty cataloguing two important photography collections

Magnum suspends photographer David Alan Harvey for a year

Long-term member required to undergo anti-harassment training, while reinstatement is dependent on meeting “conditions attached”

Zanele Muholi's Tate Modern show gives a voice to queer South Africa

Photographer documents the violent reality of life for many of the country’s marginalised communities in a mid-career survey

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In Pictures | The eve of a US presidential election through the eyes of William Eggleston

A newly republished book by the renowned Memphis photographer documents the Deep South in the run-up to the 1976 election

British photographer Chris Killip remembered after battle with cancer

Harvard professor's depiction of Newcastle's industrial decline became an icon of British documentary photography

Easy rider: when Wassily Kandinsky and Gabriele Münter went on tour

The artists' collaboration—first as teacher and student, then as a couple—is explored in a new exhibition at the Lenbachhaus in Munich

‘We wanted to have sex all the time’: first major survey of Sunil Gupta—photographer of gay Indian life—opens in London

The Photographers' Gallery retrospective explores five decades of the long-overlooked artist's career—from cruising on street corners to Aids activism

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In pictures: lost world barely touched by industrial revolution captured in first photographs of Sussex

Album by Thomas Honywood, pioneer of photography in England, will be auctioned on 28 October

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Analogue to digital: Photo London goes online as director slams UK government's communications with arts organisations

Covid-19 messaging is “inconsistent, contradictory, all over the place” says Michael Benson, who has had to cancel physical fair twice

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

Japan's leading photography festival comes to Kyoto this weekend

The eighth edition of Kyotographie will include exhibitions in venues ranging from traditional wooden townhouses to shopping arcades

Photographers fear steep costs and little payment for covering protests

A lack of protections for—and an increase in domestic dangers to—photojournalists is becoming increasingly visible amid the pandemic and political rallies

Mohamed Bourouissa wins the 2020 Deutsche Börse photography prize

French-Algerian artist awarded £30,000 prize for works about marginalised communities, including series on Paris suburbs and shoplifters in Brooklyn

Magnum photographer Alec Soth defends similarities with work by Chicago artist Tonika Johnson

On commission for the New York Times, Soth says he had "no knowledge" of the long-term project by the Chicago resident and documentary photographer

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