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Apr 22, 2014
by Dennis Stock
Late actor/director Dennis Hopper’s 1971 film “The Last Movie” will be shown as a special tribute at Paris Photo Los Angeles. The film is about the breakdown of a movie production in Peru, when an actor was killed while performing a stunt and the horse-wrangler, Kansas (played by Hopper), quits and retreats to the comfort of a local prostitute. Kansas’ rest is disturbed when it becomes evident that... More...
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Apr 21, 2014
by Raymond Depardon
“In 1977, I met Franco Basaglia, director of the manicomico (lunatic asylum) at the hospital in Triest, who was also the leader of an alternative psychiatric movement. Taking advantage of the chaotic political situation in Italy at the time, he started to close several psychiatric hospitals with a group of doctors, and had ‘Law 180’ passed in 1978, which resulted in the definitive closure of the asylums.... More...
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Apr 18, 2014
by Tim Hetherington
In April of 2011, Tim Hetherington travelled to Libya to photograph the ongoing uprising against the government. His goal was not to photograph the "news" of the day, but rather to focus on the idea of what he described as the "Theater of War" and young men acting out what they must imagine as the Hollywood version of how a rebel soldier looks and acts. He did not use a digital camera like other news... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 18, 2014
by Martin Parr
In the shape of a true Paris map, Martin Parr invites us to follow him in the French capital. For three years, commissioned by the Maison Européenne de la Photographie (MEP), Martin Parr has focused his lens on Parisians and photographed the Champs-Elysées, tourists, Bastille Day, fashion shows, Paris Air Show, museums and art fairs, the Agricultural Show...
In the end, around forty unpublished images... More...
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Apr 17, 2014
by Magnum Photographers
Nobel Prize winning author Gabriel Garcia Marquez has passed away at the age of 87.
The Colombian-born Marquez gained notoriety following the release of his masterpiece "One Hundred Years of Solitude" in 1967. More...
Apr 16, 2014
by Steve McCurry
Geography holds billions of people in its grip.
We are all born into natural and cultural environments
that shape what we become, individually and collectively.
- Harm de Blij, The Power of Place:
Geography, Destiny, and Globalization’s Rough Landscape

http://stevemccurry.wordpress.com/2014/04/16/power-of-place/... More...
Featured Essays
Apr 16, 2014
by Peter van Agtmael
(From Red Hook Editions)

Disco Night Sept. 11 is a chronicle of America's wars from 2006-2013. The photographs shift back and forth from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the USA, unsparingly capturing the violent, ceaseless cost, but also the mystery and the madness, the beauty and absurdity at the core of each conflict. The narrative is complemented by nineteen gatefolds which elaborate on places... More...
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