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The Photographs of Robert Mapplethorpe

From portraits of iconic figures in the art and music world to powerful and moving self-portraits

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Streets and Traffic (In Photographs)

Stephanie Schwartz

Tate In Focus research project exploring Waiting for Tear Gas 1999–2000 by Allan Sekula
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Seeking ‘A Blazing Reality’: Nasreen Mohamedi’s Photographs

Eleanor Clayton

Explore the artist’s distinctive photographic practice with Eleanor Clayton, co-curator of the Nasreen Mohamedi exhibition Tate Liverpool, 6 June ...
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Robert Mapplethorpe photographs start Scottish tour

Sixteen portraits by the American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe have gone on show in a new arts venue recently saved from ...

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Can you help Tate Archive identify these John Piper photographs?

Do you know where these photographs were taken? They could be a local building, a familiar landscape or even your ...

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Archives & Access project: John Piper’s Photographs of Britain

Martin Kenig

Many of you have helped us identify the previously unknown locations in our archive of photographs by John Piper. There ...

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The elemental photographer: August Strindberg

Clément Chéroux

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

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Photographing London's Sunday service rituals

Chloe Dewe Mathews

In her documentary-style photographs, Chloe Dewe Mathews explores the behaviour of communities at unlikely places of worship. Ahead of a ...

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Photographer, writer and self-styled 'cultural sniper'

Patrizia Di Bello

Jo Spence at Tate Britain
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The Photographic Comportment of Bernd and Hilla Becher

Blake Stimson

Bernd and Hilla Becher first began their project of systematically photographing industrial structures in the late 1950s. This paper, first ...

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American social realist photography

American social realist photography refers to photographs that documented rural poverty during America’s Great Depression of the 1930s and 1940s

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Arab Image Foundation (AIF)

The Arab Image Foundation (AIF) is a not-for-profit organisation established in Beirut in 1997 to preserve, exhibit and study photographs ...

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Colossus of the camera: Francis Frith: Photographs at Tate Britain

Carol Jacobi

The spectacular images created by an Englishman that first revealed the sights along the Nile for those back home

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Conflict, Time, Photography: Curator Q&A

Tate Modern’s new show looks at conflict through photographs taken seconds, days, weeks and years after the event. We ...

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Heroic Symbols 1969 by Anselm Kiefer

Christian Weikop

The most detailed investigation of this photographic series to date, this In Focus explores the ongoing use of the prints ...

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Finding Francesca

Discover the ideas and inspiration behind Francesca Woodman’s haunting photographic self-portraits

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Portfolio: Power Games

Mike Mandel

An insight into the making of Larry Sultan and Mike Mandel's Evidence, a fascinating 1977 photobook of found images gleaned ...

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Photomontage

A photomontage is a collage constructed from photographs

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Solarisation

Technique that involves exposing a partially developed photograph to light, before continuing processing, creating halo-like effects