Photography

A photographer’s 19-year ritual of taking a daily Polaroid becomes a musical performance

Jamie Livingston’s “Photo of the Day”, a viral sensation after the artist died on his 41st birthday, is coming to the stage with orchestra, soloists and choruses

$25m gift puts focus on photography at the Art Institute of Chicago

The museum, whose photography collection began with a donation from Alfred Stieglitz, will soon give the medium pride of place again

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Booker prizewinner Bernardine Evaristo applauds photographer Ingrid Pollard

Hasselblad award comes with a hefty prize pot and a show at the Hasselblad Center in Gothenburg

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A golden age for photobooks? As publishers join forces we find out what the future holds

The London-based publisher Mack is acquiring smaller firms and widening its visual culture coverage

Francesca Woodman’s posthumous path to A-lister

Exhibitions at Gagosian in New York and National Portrait Gallery in London confirm late photographer’s arrival

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A snapshot of Rocket Man at the V&A

A sneak peek into the mammoth photo collection of Elton John and David Furnish

Photography and feminist activism, Jacob Rothschild remembered and Robert Ryman

We speak to the curators of the South London Gallery's latest show and to our founding editor about the legacy one of the UK's leading philanthropists. We also discuss Robert Ryman's work Adelphi on show at the Musée de l’Orangerie

Forgotten photojournalist Bert Hardy revisited in new London show

Hardy’s work ranged from hard-hitting war photography to images of the British at play

Art Institute of Chicago receives $25m gift for new photography centre

The Bucksbaum family’s donation is the largest the museum’s photography department has ever received

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New Cindy Sherman personas pop up in Marc Jacobs ad

Photographer adopts two contrasting looks—from pristine to harried—for fashion campaign

‘A first in the field of photography’: New York's ICP celebrates 50 years

The institution is digging deep into its archive for a series of shows to mark the anniversary

Film news

Ben Whishaw to play photographer Peter Hujar in upcoming film

The as-yet untitled film will be directed by Ira Sachs, who just directed Whishaw in the critically acclaimed film "Passages"

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Unpacking America’s psychology: a deep dive into the career of Arthur Tress

A new book, which accompanies a Getty Center retrospective, explores the photographer’s documentation of the nation’s more sinister side

The late self-taught street photographer Vivian Maier will have her first major New York exhibition

The Manhattan branch of photography museum Fotografiska will put around 200 works by the reclusive savant on view in May 2024

First gallery show dedicated to Ghanaian photography pioneer will display previously unseen works capturing life under colonial rule

The photos are part of a 50,000-strong archive being preserved by the artist J.K. Bruce-Vanderpuije's granddaughter

An-My Lê: the artist portraying the inhuman scale of war and small acts of resistance

Airlifted out of Vietnam as a teenager when Saigon fell, the Vietnamese American photographer makes no attempt to simplify the unbearably complex, and pits individual agency against huge geopolitical forces

In pictures: how Cuban Miami flourished in the 1960s and 1970s

A show at Miami Dade College’s Museum of Art and Design celebrates the work of the photographer Josefina Tarafa, who documented the creation of a dynamic new community

German photo biennial cancelled after curator’s posts are deemed antisemitic

The host cities warn that the cancellation jeopardises “the future of the entire event"

Can AI unlock the ancient Herculaneum scrolls?

Plus, the appointment of the new Venice Biennale president sparks a political row, and a tender portrait by Dorothea Lange

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Dorothea Lange survey reveals how studio apprenticeships influenced how she later approached documentary photography

An exhibition at the National Gallery in Washington, DC, examines five decades of the pioneering photographer’s portraits

Two overlooked Asian artists who left a mark on Modern British art celebrated with UK exhibitions

The lives and work of Singaporean-British sculptor Kim Lim and the Chinese artist and poet Li Yuan-chia will be explored at the Hepworth Wakefield and Kettle’s Yard

Major Daido Moriyama retrospective in London highlights his early, influential experiments

The Photographers’ Gallery exhibition explores how the artist railed against tradition as post-war Japan turned its focus towards the West

On a roll: taking analogue photography to the streets

'Analogue has made a comeback': mobile photo lab Free Film distributes rolls of 35mm film and serves as a darkroom for resident photographers

Artist recreates historical war painting using a crowd of Ukrainian soldiers

Emeric Lhuisset presents a contemporary version of a 19th-century work by Ilya Repin that frames it in the context of the Russian invasion of Ukraine

Photofairs New York shows the promise and peculiarity of an evolving market

The new fair uniting conventional photography and new media makes a unique pitch to the trade during Armory Week

The market for photography is on a roll

The launch of Photofairs New York during Armory Week reflects a resurgent market for photographs and related media

How a man from Ohio became one of Argentina’s greatest 20th-century photographers

The unlikely story of H.G. Olds and the photographer championing him

Capturing the ‘spectacularly unspectacular’ reality of abortions and reproductive health facilities

Carmen Winant’s new installation at the Minneapolis Institute of Art conveys how unremarkable spaces and procedures that have become intensely politicised are

Dallas Center for Photography to close permanently

The organisation was the only non-profit in north Texas devoted to photography