An essay published in Mack’s new ‘Discourse’ series accuses three prominent photographers of creating propaganda for global capitalism.
Photo Critique by Rick Poynor
Issue 73, Autumn 2009
‘It’s a balance between art and content. With art, it’s pure visual delight. And because it’s The New York Times Magazine, we balance that with content. At the same time, most of the photographs have to deliver information. But we often have leeway for the photos to be more interpretive and elaborate beyond the text – the photography is expected to be a powerful voice unto itself.’