Photography

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Exhibition celebrates Amy Winehouse with previously unseen images
Phil Griffin marks 10th anniversary of singer’s death with display of photographs taken during making of album Back to Black

Lanre Bakare Arts and culture correspondent

25, Jul, 2021 @12:25 PM

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The Observer’s Tony McGrath: fearless picture editor who refused to flinch from brutal reality
The newspaper’s former picture editor, a great photographer and believer in photojournalism as an agent for change, has died

Peter Beaumont

25, Jul, 2021 @8:45 AM

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The big picture: zoot you, sir! Charlie Phillips’s snappy dresser, 1968
This portrait in west London was taken by the prolific photographer of black lives, whose archive is now on show at the Southbank Centre

Tim Adams

25, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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How a holiday away from it all turned into a Hitchcockian nightmare | Rachel Cooke
Miles from civilisation, our cottage became the target of an aerial bombardment – by rooks

Rachel Cooke

25, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘We need a lot of help’: Germans sift through debris after devastating floods
Trucks, diggers and volunteers try to clear mud and ruined belongings from wrecked homes and businesses

Kate Connolly in Bad Neuenahr-Ahrweiler. Photographs by Thomas Lohnes

23, Jul, 2021 @1:31 PM

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Is Oscar Murillo the new Jean Dubuffet? Plus the real Dubuffet! – the week in art
Murillo shows work he commissioned by children in 30 countries, Alison Watts says it with flowers and time is ticking to catch the must-see Dubuffet

Jonathan Jones

23, Jul, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Sun, sand, saints and sharks: the best summer photographs
Escapees from lockdown, naked beer-swilling on a dinghy and pagan rituals in the nude … top photographers pick their best summer shot

Imogen Tilden, Michael Segalov and Ash Adams. Selected by Sarah Gilbert.

20, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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The big picture: Ruth Orkin’s modern New York woman, 1949
The photographer’s image of a young grocery shopper brought colour to women’s magazine covers for the first time

Tim Adams

18, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Gilbert and George, obsession and a Victorian necropolis – the week in art
The art duo invade Folkestone, Canaletto’s nephew studies a German castle, and Phyllida Barlow towers over a decaying cemetery

Jonathan Jones

16, Jul, 2021 @1:30 PM

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Black artists take Britain’s pulse – and pose as Grace Jones: Untitled at Kettle’s Yard review
Colonialism, sexuality and impersonating Grace Jones are among the subjects in a show in which 10 artists don’t so much explore Black British identity as question our era

Kadish Morris

14, Jul, 2021 @12:51 PM

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Inside a women’s prison in Tbilisi: Olivia Arthur’s best photograph
‘There were groups of prisoners laughing and shouting – and then there was this woman on her own out by the stairs, just gazing out of the window’

Interview by Michael Segalov

14, Jul, 2021 @12:36 PM

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A love from beyond the grave – Kurt Tong on his ‘ghost marriage’ photographs
His latest project, piecing together the story of a bereaved Hong Kong man who wed his dead fiancee, has won an award. The photogapher reveals how it began with the discovery of a trunk of keepsakes

Sean O’Hagan

13, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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