Photography

In Bosnia, museum leaders debate how cultural institutions can unify war-torn nations

The new conference will use Sarajevo's museums as case studies for how post-conflict societies can invest in culture to keep the peace

New series of obscured portraits honour Afghan interpreters’ service in the fight against the Taliban

Photographs by former British army officer Andy Barnham capture the lives of the translators whilst hiding their identity from Afghanistan's extremist rulers

Francis Bacon: why Tate returned a 1,000-piece archive

Plus, US photographer of queer women, Alice Austen; and Michel Majerus at Art Basel

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Major exhibition devoted to Vivian Maier—the Chicago nanny and preternatural street photographer—arrives in the UK

MK Gallery hosts the first British show of Vivian Maier, the American nanny who secretly took hundreds of thousands of photographs that first came to light in 2007

New podcast reveals lives of queer 19th-century women through letters of photographer Alice Austen

"My Dear Alice" explores, through hundreds of letters written to the unheralded artist, the romantic correspondences of Victorian-era women

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Extravagant volume of post-war photography presents a snapshot of fast-changing British society

From street scenes to social media, this sweeping survey examines how documentary photography has made sense of the UK’s cultural and political climate

Seeing double: Andreas Gursky’s new and recent works show at mega-galleries on both sides of the Atlantic

The large-scale pictures, which recall both 19th century landscape painting and mid-20th century abstraction, comment on the very real effects humans have on the environment

Magnum photographer defends images of teenage gang rape victim after humanitarian organisation removes them from website

After controversy on social media surrounding Newsha Tavakolian’s photographs of East Congo, Médecins Sans Frontières announces internal review

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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”

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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