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Photography curator accused of attempted child molestation pleads not guilty

Efrem Zelony-Mindell was arrested in December by FBI agents in an undercover sting operation

The Van Gogh Sunflowers lawsuit: the full story behind the Nazi-loot claim to Tokyo’s $250m painting

Plus, Singapore’s art hub ambitions and Grace Lau's project for Chinese New Year

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Photofairs New York will be 'cutting edge' new director Helen Toomer says

Newly appointed head of fair shares her plans ahead of inaugural edition in 2023

Richard Prince: the master of appropriation who wants to feel like he can do anything he wants

The American artist, who is showing works on paper at the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Denmark, discusses artistic inspirations and the history of his "rephotography" practice

Marilyn Stafford, a pioneer of street and fashion photography, has died, aged 97

Social observation was key to the work of the recently rediscovered protégée of Francesco Scavullo and Henri Cartier-Bresson

Prizesnews

Photographer and historian Deborah Willis receives $200,000 prize from Crystal Bridges Museum

Willis is a photographer, author and curator whose work illuminates cultural histories of Blackness

In pictures: journey back in time through the Everglades

An exhibition in Miami of historic photographs marks the 75th anniversary of the founding of Florida’s famous Everglades National Park

Undervalued photographers get exposure at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Fair will exhibit works by Jimmy DeSana and Barbara Ess, largely forgotten artists who were contemporaries of Robert Mapplethorpe

Madagascar exhibition puts pioneering African photo magazine in the spotlight

Revue Noire published the work of thousands of artists of African origin during its ten-year lifespan

'I tend not to see men, strangely': photographer Hannah Starkey on constructing a more truthful world inhabited by women

As Hepworth Wakefield hosts a major retrospective of her work, the British artist explains why she has spent 25 years training her lens almost exclusively on women

Vintage works shine at an increasingly digital Paris Photo fair

Spanish Civil War photos hidden for decades and a 200-year-old picture of a pineapple are among the highlights this year

New York to get major photography fair in September 2023 at Javits Centre

Photofairs New York is the sister event of Photofairs Shanghai, East Asia's largest commercial photography event

Contemporary and historic photographs capture moments of political urgency in Houston’s FotoFest biennial

The 19th edition of the photography exhibition is on view across various venues in the Texan metropolis

Cincinnati’s FotoFocus Biennial traces global issues, from climate change to discrimination

The 2022 edition of the largest photography biennial in the US includes over 100 projects that explore the theme of “world record”

The Photographers' Gallery in London appoints Shoair Mavlian as new director

A former intern will replace Brett Rogers as the new figurehead of the photography space, but will face immediate pressures concerning income, footfall and sponsorship

Could a rare Edward Steichen photograph break the auction record for the medium?

One of the highlights of Christie’s upcoming sale of Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen’s collection, Steichen’s 1904 image is a symbol of photography’s transition into the world of fine art

Tunis's citywide biennial art festival returns with edition dedicated to photography and moving image

The sixth edition of Jaou takes over public sites such as advertising billboards and Avenue Habib Bourguiba, the historic downtown site of the country’s famous 2011 uprising

Battle lines drawn as Andy Warhol copyright case goes to US Supreme Court

Long-running case centres on a 1980s photograph of pop star Prince by Lynn Goldsmith, which later formed the basis of a series of prints by Andy Warhol

Confiscated photographs showing preparations for Hitler's 1938 visit to Italy are made public

Pictures capturing Rome and Florence prior to the Nazi leader's arrival were recovered by Italy's art recovery hit squad and are now held in the historic Luce film archive

Photographer Wolfgang Tillmans shows us ways to look without fear in MoMA survey

The show’s unconventional hang and nonhierarchical approach to photographic print invites us to think about images today

Aperture, the storied non-profit photography publisher and exhibitor, buys permanent Manhattan home

The non-profit, long housed in a sprawling fourth-floor space in Chelsea, will decamp uptown to a location with ample street-level space

The Black studio photographers of 19th and early 20th-century America come into focus

A new exhibition at the New Orleans Museum of Art focuses on the flourishing African American portraiture industry that emerged immediately after photography’s invention

William Klein, photographer who captured the bustle of New York City and brought high fashion into the streets, has died, aged 96

Klein, a native New Yorker, moved to Paris in the Second World War’s aftermath and forged an oeuvre spanning photography, film and painting

Is art censorship on the rise? How freedom of expression is being curbed across the globe

Plus, a striking photograph by Diane Arbus and the Guggenheim Bilbao at 25

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Six of the best photographs from Queen Elizabeth II's life in the spotlight

From wartime princess in khaki green to widowed monarch in black, Elizabeth became, through visual media, the most recognised figure in the world

‘Photography gave my existence meaning’: Ukrainian artist Boris Mikhailov on making art in the USSR

As he prepares for a major retrospective in Paris, he reflects on his homeland’s war with Russia and how his art was born from adversity

The artist confronting the history of New York’s slave trade

In her Armory Show solo stand with Higher Pictures Generation, Nona Faustine calls attention to the city’s oft-overlooked and pervasive ties to slavery

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Susan Sontag's influential 1977 book On Photography is reissued

New version published by The Folio Society includes new insights from curator Mia Fineman who has selected key accompanying images