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Curran Hatleberg’s humid, hallucinatory ​images of the deep south
The photographer’s new work gets under the skin of the American south, capturing alligators, urban decay and a man with a beard of bees

Sean O’Hagan

26, Jun, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Vivian Maier: Anthology review – the attentive, intimate images behind the myth
The life story of the nanny who was a secret street photographer can overshadow her groundbreaking images – but at the first UK show of her work they take centre stage

Sean O’Hagan

19, Jun, 2022 @12:00 PM

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‘Everywhere I looked, it was like a Fellini movie’ … the youth of Odesa, photographed before the invasion
Yelena Yemchuk spent five years capturing the city’s bohemian, irrepressible young at a time of protests and attacks. It turned into a powerful record of Ukraine’s agonising slide into war

Sean O’Hagan

04, May, 2022 @5:00 AM

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‘It’s like one continuous song pours out of him’: meet the shaman-like artist-musician Lonnie Holley
The self-taught singer and sculptor from Alabama exists in a state of constant, spontaneous creativity. He talks about his roots and his new project with Artangel, inspired by Orford Ness

Sean O’Hagan

01, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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A new Scumb Manifesto: the woman who’s reworking the photography canon
Photographer Justine Kurland has sliced and collaged images from 150 renowned books by white male photographers from Brassaï to Stephen Shore. She explains why

Sean O’Hagan

23, Apr, 2022 @12:00 PM

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Division at a distance: Paul Graham on picturing the Troubles
As his series of images of mid-80s Northern Ireland is republished, the photographer talks about being a stranger in a contested landscape and his elliptical approach to representing the conflict

Sean O’Hagan

17, Apr, 2022 @8:00 AM

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A community out of time: Larry Towell’s images of Mennonite families
The Magnum photographer visited followers of the Christian sect in Canada and Mexico in the 90s, capturing the encroachment of modernity

Sean O’Hagan

09, Apr, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Deutsche Börse photography prize review – striking imagery of global belonging
From haunting images of a decaying Miami to the tumult of 70s Belfast, this show pits traditional and contemporary strategies against each other

Sean O’Hagan

24, Mar, 2022 @6:28 PM

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‘My subjects feel special – most of the time’: Judith Joy Ross on her sensual portraits
Hailed by some as the world’s greatest living portrait photographer, the American artist forges connections with people you might not normally notice

Sean O’Hagan

22, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Patrick Radden Keefe on exposing the Sackler family’s links to the opioid crisis
The journalist tracked the billionaire arts philanthropists’ role in the OxyContin scandal in his gripping bestseller. He talks about why the bad guys are still getting away with it

Sean O’Hagan

27, Feb, 2022 @10:00 AM

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On Bloody Sunday by Julieann Campbell review – first-hand stories of a shameful day
This oral history, using the testimony of survivors, relatives and witnesses, is meticulous and moving in telling the story of the massacre in Derry 50 years ago

Sean O’Hagan

30, Jan, 2022 @9:00 AM

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‘He was searching for beauty’: Roy DeCarava’s widow remembers a master photographer
He captured poets, jazz giants and everyday black America. As a new exhibition of the great Harlem-born photographer’s work opens, his widow Sherry Turner DeCarava remembers his craft

Sean O’Hagan

24, Jan, 2022 @5:25 PM

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