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Emerson’s Evolution

British photographer Peter Henry Emerson’s dramatic recantation of his beliefs about photography and art forms a canonical yet perplexing ...

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Vaporous fantasies Document: Robert Rauschenberg's photograms

Before he became famous for his protean work, Robert Rauschenberg was making little-known but beautiful cameraless photograms with his then ...

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Points of memory: Chloe Dewe Mathews Conflict, Time, Photography

Tate Modern’s exhibition Conflict, Time, Photography, opens this week, coinciding with the centenary of the start of the First ...

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Beijing East Village

Beijing East Village was a short-lived, politically motivated, Chinese arts collective that came to prominence in the early 1990s

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Albumen print

Invented in 1850, and commonly used in the late nineteenth century, the albumen print is a type of photographic print ...

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The Gesamtwerker László Moholy-Nagy

Stuart Bailey assesses László Moholy-Nagy's importance as a graphic designer

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Romanticism gets real British landscape photography

The Romanticism display in the Clore Galleries at Tate Britain features more than 170 paintings and prints, as well as ...

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Dye destruction print

A dye destruction print (Cibachrome print, Ilfochrome print) is a print made using a photographic printing process in which colour ...

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Visual ethnography

Ethnography is the study and interpretation of social organisations and cultures in everyday life. It is a research-based methodology, and ...

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Magnum Photos

Magnum Photos is a New York based photographic co-operative founded in 1947 by four photographers, including Robert Capa and Henri ...

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Bauhaus

Bauhaus was a revolutionary school of art, architecture and design established by Walter Gropius at Weimar in Germany in 1919

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Lives of the Artists: Běla Kolářová

Běla Kolářová’s (1923–2010) experiments with photography and assemblage brought the everyday into direct contact with the aesthetic of ...

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Who are Hilla and Bernd Becher?

Get to know one of the artists from the Artist and Society display at Tate Modern

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Harry Callahan: Draughtsman with a Camera

Researcher Tony Guillan discusses the subtle precision of the influential American post-war photographer Harry Callahan, as a display of his ...

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The elemental photographer August Strindberg

August Strindberg (1849–1912) was a celebrated playwright, novelist and poet, whose  writing was often filled with his own sense ...

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The long look

Bernd and Hilla Becher have spent their life together photographing the unintended beauty that can be found in industrial structures ...

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Portrait

A portrait is a representation of a particular person. A self-portrait is a portrait of the artist by the artist

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Cruel and tender

What is the place of documentary photography in art? This is the central question raised by Tate's first major ...

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In the mind's eye Stereography

As a twelve-year-old in 1945, Oliver Sacks took a stereographic image of his London street from his bedroom window. Tate ...