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The Presence of Absence: Jane Dorn’s Haunting Photographs of Abandoned Buildings in the South
The Presence of Absence: Jane Dorn’s Haunting Photographs of Abandoned Buildings in the South

A poignant reminder of our impermanence and the beauty of accepting life’s cycles of growth and decay.

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Narrowly Selective Transparency: Susan Sontag on Photography vs. the Other Arts
Narrowly Selective Transparency: Susan Sontag on Photography vs. the Other Arts

“While a painting or a prose description can never be other than a narrowly selective interpretation, a photograph can be treated as a narrowly selective transparency.”

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The Best Photography Books of 2013
The Best Photography Books of 2013

From Mongolia to Mars, by way of mesmerizing mines and Manhattan’s characters.

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Toy Stories: Photos of Children from Around the World with Their Favorite Things
Toy Stories: Photos of Children from Around the World with Their Favorite Things

A visual catalog of the culturally-conditioned imagination.

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Much Loved: Portraits of Beloved Childhood Teddies
Much Loved: Portraits of Beloved Childhood Teddies

What a forty-something bear might know about the meaning of life.

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Mysterious Street Photographer Vivian Maier’s Self-Portraits
Mysterious Street Photographer Vivian Maier’s Self-Portraits

How a remarkable woman, at once mythical and legendary, saw herself.

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