Annebella Pollen writes with clarity and insight about a fascinating niche subject: the history of recreational nudism in 20th Century England. In the process, she takes an in-depth look at the idiosyncratic photographs that sprang up around this often misunderstood and rather idyllic subculture.
This month in Philadelphia: Prophetic Kingdom by Martin Buday at Gravy Studio and a pop-up pinhole photography exhibition at the Halide Project.
Gordon Parks’s semi-autobiographical coming-of-age movie The Learning Tree explores complex social and racial issues in ways that continue to resonate.
Uplifting and inspiring, i saw the air fly showcases the work of a photography program for child refugees located just across the border from Syria.
The conclusion of a two-part series exploring Man Ray’s “cinepoems”.
In the 1920s, utilizing the alternative photographic processes that he pioneered, Man Ray made a handful of short films that helped lay the foundation for avant-garde filmmaking.
Our votes for the best photobooks of 2021, plus a roundup of notable best-of lists from a variety of publications.
A landmark photography exhibit that collectively documented the insanity of 2020 is now a beautifully printed book.
Ruth Orkin: A Photo Spirit reproduces over 200 of Orkin’s photographs in honor of what would have been her 100th birthday. It’s the most definitive collection of her work to date.
This collection of Todd Webb’s work is a compelling and elegant visual record of 1940s New York–a city on the verge of enormous change–as well as an opportunity to discover a great 20th Century photographer who’s been largely overlooked.