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Photographer Roy DeCarava : ‘The Sound I Saw’

Photographer Roy DeCarava. Photo by triggahappy76 / Flickr.Roy DeCarava : 1919-2009 Photographer Roy DeCarava, who died Oct. 27 at age 89, dedicated his 60-year career to capturing images of African Americans. His subjects ranged from daily life in his hometown … Continue reading

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Stephanie Chernikowski : ‘Looking at Music: Side 2’ at the MOMA

Sonic Youth. 1983. Black-and-white photograph, 11 x 17″ (27.9 x 43.2 cm). Photo by Stephanie Chernikowski / Looking at Music: Side 2 / Museum of Modern Art, New York. That is a very early shot of Kim Gordon and Thurston … Continue reading

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Annie Leibovitz and The Gay Tax : The Cost of Love

Susan Sontag. Photo © Annie Leibovitz / Politics, Theory & Photography.Annie Leibovitz and the gay tax Same-sex couples do not have the same privileges as straight married couples when it comes to inheritance. If your partner passes away and leaves … Continue reading

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Alan Pogue : My History With Violence

Alan Pogue and Tracey, the woman whose life he saved. The photo was taken by D’Ann Johnson on Nov. 4, 2008, during the trial of Willie McDade, Alan’s assailant. “One late night in late April of this year, Alan Pogue … Continue reading

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Alan Pogue, Good Samaritan, Reports on the Man Who Beat Him

Alan Pogue wrote at the time on the subject of his new look: “All I need is the two knobs, one on either side of my neck, for the perfect Halloween mask.” Halloween has passed, as all things do, and … Continue reading

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Rachel Papo : Face of the Day

See Rachel Papo’s statement about this series below. One photograph from Rachel Papo’s photo series on female Israeli soldiers. At an age when social, sexual, and educational explorations are at their highest point, the life of an eighteen-year-old Israeli girl … Continue reading

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