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In Focus

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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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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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 – ...

Behind The Scenes

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 are ...

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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 of ...

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Photographer, writer and self-styled 'cultural sniper'

Patrizia Di Bello

Jo Spence at Tate Britain

Tate Papers

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 ...

Art Term

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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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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Finding Francesca

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

In Focus

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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Solarisation

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

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The flowering of photography: Salt and Silver: Early Photography 1840-1860

Hope Kingsley

In photography’s first decade two pioneering practitioners, David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, collaborated on making salted paper prints – ...

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Collage

Collage describes both the technique and the resulting work of art in which pieces of paper, photographs, fabric and other ...

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New brutalist image: Nigel Henderson's photographs at Tate Britain

Nigel Henderson's photographs at Tate Britain

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Photobook

The photobook is a book of photographs by a photographer that has an overarching theme or follows a storyline – ...

Essay

Surface tension

Viviane Rehberg

Thomas Ruff insists that his photographs capture only 'the surface of things'. But is there more than meets the eye?