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Photos of free-spirited California surfers living a nomadic lifestyle

After moving to Venice Beach during the pandemic, photographer Matthew Brookes used a camera to discover his new neighborhood.
Sarah Moroz
4.4.22
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Nude portraits from a Mediterranean summer

Israeli photographer Dudi Hasson's new book, 'As Far As Close', captures sensual, moody shots of his close friends and strangers.
Sarah Moroz
3.23.22
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Ian Lewandowski's portraits of a liberated queer community

The Brooklyn-based photographer captured his friends and acquaintances in the places they feel safe for his ongoing project 'The Ice Palace Is Gone'.
Emma Russell
3.8.22
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Zora J Murff is using photography as a tool for liberation

'True Colors,' the photographer's expansive new monograph, is a personal exploration of Blackness in America.
Ashley Tyner
3.1.22
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Photographs capturing the beauty of growing up in Ghana

On a journey to his father’s homeland, photographer Kwabena Sekyi Appiah-Nti, aka Sekyi, fell in love with the nuances of everyday life.
Emma Russell
11.4.21
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5 Black photographers proving iPhone-shot images can be art

ICP's new exhibit 'INWARD: Reflections on Interiority' brings together Quil Lemons, Djeneba Aduayom, Arielle Bobb-Willis, Brad Ogbonna and Isaac West.
Abigail Glasgow
9.29.21
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Polaroids of inspiring women artists, from FKA twigs to Agnès Varda

Inside photographer Hugo Huerta Marin's new book 'Portrait of an Artist: Conversations with Trailblazing Creative Women'.
Abigail Glasgow
9.22.21
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These photos capture the joy of immigrant communities across the US

From Chinatown to Little Nigeria, Alexander-Julian Gibbson's new series ‘The Land of Milk and Honey' highlights the rich diversity of America.
E.R. Pulgar
7.5.21
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Kadar Small’s tender portrait of Black men ‘just existing’ in New York City

"My Brotha" documents everyday moments — at the barbershop or the basketball court — to overturn the hardened stereotype of growing up in urban areas.
Juliana Ukiomogbe
6.18.21
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Xavier Sharod Dominic Avery's photos uplift the multi-layered beauty of sisterhood

The New York-based photographer's new series 'SORORITY' celebrates the supportive circle of friends he holds close.
Ashley Tyner
4.20.21
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Kendall Bessent's portraits offer an intimate look at his own 'Black Mecca'

Currently showing his work in New York, in collaboration with the Black Artist Fund, the sky's the limit for the 20-year-old Atlanta-born photographer.
Juliana Ukiomogbe
4.12.21
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How Mical Valusek reframed the nude image in quarantine

In the Paris-based photographer’s ‘Home Alone’ series, Mical's subjects gained control through a deeply collaborative process.
Emma Russell
1.25.21
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