Opinion: Photography

 
Inner space man

Inner space man

Critique / Photography

Mike Halliwell’s montages illustrate J. G. Ballard’s The Atrocity Exhibition with a flair that evokes…

 
Age of the female gaze

Age of the female gaze

Critique / Photography

Girl on Girl – a new survey of 40 contemporary photographers – raises questions about the nature of…

 
Double satori

Double satori

Critique / Photography

For photographer Sergio Larrain (1931-2012), making pictures was a form of spiritual quest. Photo Critique…

 
Traces of a drifter

Traces of a drifter

Critique / Photography

Camera in hand, Harry Pearce dives into the urban underbelly in search of the unfathomable. Photo…

 
Elton John’s new vision

Elton John’s new vision

Visual Culture, Critique / Photography

‘The Radical Eye’, the superstar’s opulently framed collection of modernist photography, is a…

 
Feminist scrutiny

Feminist scrutiny

Reviews, Critique / Photography

Photographs challenge norms of female sexuality, beauty and domesticity. The first in a new series of…

 
Browsing, or reading?

Browsing, or reading?

Magazines, Visual Culture

A new shop demonstrates the global resurgence of indie magazines. Critique by Rick Poynor

 
Depth and ambiguity

Depth and ambiguity

Visual Culture

Another Way of Telling, by John Berger and Jean Mohr, extends the possibilities of the photographic…

 
Cold War culture-jammer

Cold War culture-jammer

Design history, Visual Culture

Hispanic photomonteur Josep Renau aimed Technicolor jets of scorn at the mirage of US consumerist…

 
Words and pictures talking

Words and pictures talking

Design history, Critique / Photography

Canongate has reissued John Berger and Jean Mohr’s A Fortunate Man, about Gloucestershire doctor John…

 
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