Opinion: Photography

 
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…

 
Editorial Eye 89

Editorial Eye 89

Magazines

Photography and illustration may be separate disciplines, but they are interwoven…
 
Energy and emotion

Energy and emotion

Visual Culture, Critique / Photography

Aperture’s new series of photography books may prove to be an essential educational resource for serious…

 
Photographer as page maker

Photographer as page maker

Design history, Magazines, Reviews, Visual Culture, Web Critique

David Campany’s examination of Walker Evans’ freewheeling magazine work – for Fortune, Architectural…

 
Occupation hazardous

Occupation hazardous

Visual Culture, Critique / Photography

For ‘place hackers’, subversive and daredevil urban explorers, photography validates a search for the…

 
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