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The Photographer Who Captured the Birth of Hip-Hop
As a teen-ager, Joe Conzo, Jr., took intimate pictures of the Bronx music scene. He’s lived several lives in the time since.
By Hua HsuJune 12, 2021
Silver Linings
The pandemic obliged—or enabled—many women to go gray. They’re still reckoning with the transformation.
By Rebecca Mead and Elinor CarucciJune 4, 2021
Rahim Fortune’s Homecomings
The photographer’s new collection, “I can’t stand to see you cry,” documents his return to Texas early in the pandemic to care for his ailing father.
By Andrea DenHoedMay 26, 2021
An Archive of Images from San Quentin State Prison
Nigel Poor’s cache of photos from the California penitentiary shows us life controlled and monitored, but also that which is beyond the reach of supervision.
By Rachel KushnerMay 12, 2021
Cardi B and Other “Rockstars,” Through the Eyes of the Moroccan Artist Hassan Hajjaj
A show at Yossi Milo Gallery, in New York, features Hajjaj’s exuberant mixed-media portraits of artists and friends.
By Hassan HajjajMay 8, 2021
The Mushroom as Muse
A zine by the photographer Phyllis Ma presents fungi in all their alien glory.
By Helen RosnerMay 4, 2021
A Photographer’s View from Inside a Brooklyn Junior High
Puppy love, cafeteria jousting, and other scenes from a public school in Bushwick in the eighties and early nineties.
By Meryl MeislerApril 28, 2021
Getting the Shot
What vaccination means to New Yorkers.
By Helen Rosner and Dina LitovskyApril 23, 2021
The Timeless Pleasures of Dawoud Bey’s Street Portraits
His pictures make me think about the times I’ve walked down the street feeling invisible, until I pass another Black person who holds my gaze long enough for us to exchange a nod.
By Hanif AbdurraqibApril 15, 2021
The Photo Book That Let Lesbians See Themselves
With “Eye to Eye,” from 1979, the photographer JEB created not a paean to lesbian life but something more essential: plain evidence of lesbians’ basic humanity.
By Sasha ArchibaldApril 4, 2021
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