Review: Photography

 
When the camera nearly always lies

When the camera nearly always lies

The Tate Modern’s ‘Performing for the Camera’ began with Yves Klein’s famous Leap…
 
Riding the concrete

Riding the concrete

Arriving like a solid slab of Brutalism, Long Live Southbank is a celebration of 40…
 
Love songs for Piano

Love songs for Piano

In her photographs and brief text for Office Romance (Aperture, $29.95, £19.95…
 
One image, many photos

One image, many photos

Near the beginning of Magnum Contact Sheets there is a photograph by Susan Meiselas…
 
Trust me, I’m a photographer

Trust me, I’m a photographer

I’m familiar with Joan Fontcuberta’s work, so I should have known better. The Spanish…
 
A studio sensation

A studio sensation

In 1930, a 24-year-old German, Horst P. Horst (born Horst Paul Albert Bohrmann)…
 
Still standing and outstanding

Still standing and outstanding

The demolition of the Pruitt-Igoe housing project in St Louis, Missouri, in the…
 
Letters on location

Letters on location

Many francophiles would say that there are more interesting, beautiful cities to…
 
Snap!

Snap!

In late 1943, Edwin Land went on holiday with his family to Santa Fe. Land, then 34…
 

Photography without film: Digital imaging

Advertising and design agencies are firmly committed to digital artworking and…