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Italy in the British Imagination

Italy in the British Imagination

Beth Saunders— In their introduction to The Idea of Italy: Photography and the British Imagination, 1840–1890, editors Antonella Pelizzari and Scott Wilcox explain that the very idea of Italy was,… READ MORE

“Napalm Girl”

“Napalm Girl”

Tarleton Gillespie— Titled The Terror of War but more commonly known as “Napalm Girl,” the 1972 Pulitzer Prize–winning photo by Associated Press photographer Nick Ut is perhaps the most indelible… READ MORE

Delia’s Tears

Delia’s Tears

Molly Rogers— When in 1976 fifteen daguerreotypes of black men and women were discovered in the attic of the Peabody Museum, the question of their meaning and purpose was immediately… READ MORE

Anne Brigman, Photographer

Anne Brigman, Photographer

Kathleen Pyne — In 1916 Georgia O’Keeffe received from the admiring New York photographer Alfred Stieglitz a group of photogravures he had published several years earlier.  These pictures of nudes… READ MORE

Ansel Adams, in the beginning

Ansel Adams, in the beginning

A short Q and A with the author of a new book that explores the little-known early career of one of America’s most celebrated and beloved photographers: Making a Photographer:… READ MORE

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