Opinion: March 2020

 
Whiteness made strange

Whiteness made strange

Critique / Photography

Rick Poynor

A brave, if flawed book of artists’ photographs addresses racism through the lens of white privilege.…

 
Editorial Eye 54

Editorial Eye 54

One of the themes discussed in Eye 53, our ‘Brand madness special issue’, was the…
 
Scalpel sharp

Scalpel sharp

Critique / Photography, Visual culture

Rick Poynor

A UK retrospective examines the explosive photomontages of feminist artist Linder, from the shock of her…

 
Among the spirits

Among the spirits

Critique / Photography

Rick Poynor

Nadav Kander’s poetic and mysterious portraits of celebrities steal the limelight in his new book The…

 
Four-wheeled dreams

Four-wheeled dreams

Critique / Photography

Rick Poynor

A new V&A book of photographs of cars fails to acknowledge the bigger picture. Photo Critique by Rick…

 
Editorial Eye 99

Editorial Eye 99

Editorial

John L. Walters

Eye has always been both a cultural journal and a business-to-business magazine.…
 
Traces of longing

Traces of longing

Critique / Photography

Rick Poynor

For Belgian collagist Katrien De Blauwer, making work is both an obsession and an act of therapy. By Rick…

 
Defiance and revelation

Defiance and revelation

Critique / Photography

Rick Poynor

A new book of Peter Kennard’s work adds context and background detail to his angry, radical…

 
Banquet of images

Banquet of images

Critique / Photography

Rick Poynor

For its 50th anniversary, the Arles festival stages a
generous array of contemporary and historical…

 
Nature in captivity

Nature in captivity

Critique / Photography

Rick Poynor

Luigi Ghirri’s rigorously composed pictures of 
plants outside people’s homes exercise a banal…

 
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