The Darker Issue
Ming Smith on jazz, spirituality and how photography saved her
The trailblazing photographer also presents new work for the latest issue of i-D.
Ming Smith captures the strength and sisterhood of the WNBA for Air Jordan
The project celebrates the basketball league’s 25th anniversary and Jordan Brand’s largest-ever women’s roster.
Ming Smith’s life in photos
As the first Black female photographer to have her work collected by the MoMA, Ming Smith belongs to a pantheon of trailblazing artists of the 20th century.
an overdue celebration of ming smith’s surreal documentary photographs
In 1975, Ming Smith became the first black female photographer to be acquired by the Museum of Modern Art. Over 40 years later, the first major retrospective of her work opens today in New York City.