Photography

Prizesnews

Deana Lawson wins the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize 2022

The US photographer has been awarded the £30,000 prize for her “sheer inventiveness and complexity of her approach to image making”

Art fairsreview

Uyghurs, mass incarceration and Ukraine before the invasion: three political presentations to see at Photo London

Strong messages are present in a number of booths at this year's edition of the UK's biggest photography fair

Best shows for… photography fans

Our pick of the five photography exhibitions to see in the city this weekend

At New York’s Independent art fair, an older generation of photographers takes the spotlight

The fair, always a destination for discovering artists—be they young and emerging or older and overlooked—features several presentations foregrounding underappreciated photographers

Major court battle looms over NFT launch of August Sander photographs

Bold move by German photographer’s descendant to put archive on the blockchain sparks copyright row

Macron wins: what now for the French art scene?

Plus, Walter Sickert at Tate Britain and Gordon Parks at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh

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The Ukrainian artist making disability visible through painting and photography

Anna Litvinova, who suffers from myopathy, is hoping to continue her work in the UK after fleeing the Russia-Ukraine war

In the backrooms of a photography studio, a unique modern history of Madagascar is discovered

Ramily founded Antananarivo’s only operational photography studio, chronicling Malagasy society from independence onwards. His images are about to go on show for the first time

Photographer Edward Burtynsky on his Ukrainian heritage and our 'predator species running amok'

Plus, Winslow Homer at the Met and China's Russia problem

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In Pictures | Ukraine before the 2022 Russian invasion, from holidaymakers in Odesa to the frontlines of Mariupol

Mark Neville’s new photobook—of images taken over the past six years—is a call to action that has been sent to hundreds of politicians and other influential people around the world

Photographer chronicles the destruction of the 'Ukrainian Stalingrad'

Stanislav Ostrous has been risking his life to photograph the architecture of Kharkiv, one of the first Ukrainian cities to be attacked by Russian forces

British Journal of Photography magazine saved from brink of collapse

An investor has bought the 168-year-old publication for a fraction of its claimed value

Ukraine: the response of the art community and the risks of photojournalism

Plus, Chris Burden's unrealised projects and an in-depth look at F.N. Souza's Mr Sebastian at the Barbican in London

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In old photographs seen anew, Dor Guez brings the multiplicity of history into focus

The artist’s largest institutional show to date, at the Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, taps into universal themes, often by way of deeply personal images

Eight photographers you need to follow in Ukraine

Russian President Vladimir Putin has launched a sophisticated misinformation campaign alongside his invasion of Ukraine. If you want objective visual reporting, here are the best verified photographers on the frontlines of the war

Photo London makes play for China after selling 25% stake

Top photo fair divests shares to World Photography Organisation, which launched Shanghai Photofairs in 2014

How artists and amateur photographers used postcards to great creative effect

Atlanta’s High Museum showcases the work of the Hungarian-born photographer André Kertész, while MFA Boston draws on its archive for an exhibition of photos by unknown enthusiasts

A brush with... Dayanita Singh

An in-depth interview on the artist's influences and cultural experiences, from the poetry of Rainer Maria Rilke to being photographed by her mother

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Photographer captures victims of war in Ukraine, past—and future?

Joseph Sywenkyj's series Wounds documents the aftermath of the armed conflict in the Donbas region

New Twitter safety rules banning non-consensual imagery branded 'a declaration of war against photojournalists'

Social media giant will now delete published images and videos that violate a person's privacy—a move that could prove detrimental to news reporting

Photographyinterview

Dutch photographer Anton Corbijn—who captured the likes of David Bowie and Naomi Campbell—discusses why he wants to be a painter

The artist has opened a survey exhibition of his work at his studio in The Hague

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‘I felt a responsibility to look’: As Guantanamo Bay turns 20, photographers reflect on the US prison’s legacy

Three photographers who have made projects about the notorious US detention facility consider its legacy and symbolism

Cancel culture with Chinese characteristics hits Dior photographer

Luxury fashion house withdraws image from exhibition after online campaign accuses artist of reinforcing stereotypes

Nelson-Atkins Museum acquires one of the earliest daguerreotype portraits made in the US

The 1840 profile portrait is part of a collection of early photographic works by Henry Fitz Jr. that is joining the Kansas City museum’s holdings

Julian Lennon teams up with US furnishings store RH for photography series

The musician and artist is showing his works in select stores through an arrangement with General Public, the fine arts publisher founded by the former actress Portia de Rossi

Archive of James Van Der Zee, once-ignored chronicler of Harlem, acquired by the Met

Lifelong documenter of Harlem is the first Black photographer to have entire archive acquired by the New York museum

A portrait of power: photographer traces Angela Merkel’s ascent in new book and show

A new publication and forthcoming exhibition explore Herlinde Koelbl’s chronicle of the extraordinary 30-year political career of Germany’s first woman chancellor

Latif Al Ani, who photographed Iraq’s mid-century modernising, has died aged 89

The photographer’s images of a cosmopolitan Baghdad before the rise of Saddam Hussein have been rediscovered in recent years