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Reads tagged with “photography”

Asylum: Inside the Haunting World of 19th-Century Mental Hospitals
Asylum: Inside the Haunting World of 19th-Century Mental Hospitals

What straitjackets have to do with Eames chairs and the mutations of policy ideals.

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Believing Is Seeing: Errol Morris Unravels the Greatest Mysteries of Photojournalism
Believing Is Seeing: Errol Morris Unravels the Greatest Mysteries of Photojournalism

What Susan Sontag has to do with Twitter hoaxes and the untold stories of WPA propaganda.

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Andrew Zuckerman: Curiosity and Rigor are the Secret to Creativity
Andrew Zuckerman: Curiosity and Rigor are the Secret to Creativity

Getting past the myth of “inspiration,” or why the fear of failure might be a good thing.

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Ray: A Life Underwater
Ray: A Life Underwater

What antique cannon balls have to do with walking on the moon and life on the bottom of the world.

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An Emergency in Slow Motion: A “Psychobiography” of Diane Arbus
An Emergency in Slow Motion: A “Psychobiography” of Diane Arbus

From dwarfs to giants, or what therapy has to do with the pinnacle of postmodern photography.

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On Loving Animals: A Visual Study of Affection and Its Extremes
On Loving Animals: A Visual Study of Affection and Its Extremes

What in-bred pugs and retired show cats have to do with the human capacity for selflessness and solipsism.

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