The street photographer’s images of Manchester’s poorest districts in the 1960s and 70s exposed the pressures on both the built environment and the communities living within it

Published in Review
Monday, 13 July 2015 00:00

Bruno Drummond: Play hard

Photographer Bruno Drummond has made a series of formal studies juxtaposing construction materials and objects associated with leisure

Published in GALLERY
Thursday, 11 June 2015 00:00

Dialogues: Photographs by Hélène Binet

Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin
Until 21 September 2015

Published in Diary

The Syrian refugee camps of the Bekaa Valley in east Lebanon are underfunded and overlooked – to cover their modest shelters, residents appropriate banners advertising luxury products. Marwan Tahtah, a photographer for Beirut's Al Akhbar newspaper, captures the resulting mixture of ingenuity, extravagance and survival

Published in GALLERY
Monday, 27 April 2015 11:05

The selfie stick

It is the perfect symbol of a narcissistic, social-media-obsessed society that doesn't even realise what terrible photos it's taking, says Edwin Heathcote

Published in Crimes Against Design
Thursday, 05 March 2015 00:00

Conflict, Time, Photography

An exhibition at Tate Modern reveals the horrors of war through its impact on the built and natural environment and objects, rather than on people

Published in GALLERY
Sunday, 01 March 2015 00:00

Guy Bourdin

John Jervis welcomes a retrospective that focuses on the photographer’s 1970s heyday – when his sharp, surreal images helped to define the fashion industry

Published in Review
Monday, 23 February 2015 12:04

European Architecture Photography Prize

Deutsches Architekturmuseum, Frankfurt
25 April – 9 August 2015

Published in Diary
Thursday, 29 January 2015 15:54

Staging Disorder

An exhibition of photography depicts the eerie, artificial towns used to train the police and military for conflict

Published in GALLERY

Photographer Klaus Pichler shot these unstaged pictures in the basement storage rooms of Vienna's Museum of Natural History. The uncanny images reveal a world that is, as the artist puts it, "full of life, but dead nonetheless"

Published in GALLERY
Wednesday, 07 January 2015 13:09

Capturing New York, Chicago and Los Angeles

The City Lost and Found, an exhibition in Chicago, presents the photography and films that emerged during a period of intense social and physical change in the United States

Published in GALLERY

The Barbican's sweeping survey of architectural photography – ending this week – occasionally struggles with its focus, says Isabel Stevens

Published in Review

Smith's images lovingly capture a Britain that was soon to disappear, if not the forces that would destroy it, says Owen Hatherley

Published in Review
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 11:18

Conflict, Time, Photography

Tate Modern, London
26 November 2014 – 15 March 2015

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 16 December 2014 11:18

They Used to Call it the Moon

Baltic, Gateshead
31 October 2014 – 11 January 2015

Published in Diary
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 00:00

Horst: Photographer of Style

The fashion photographer's dramatic lighting and stylised sets created fantastical images that epitomise a period, says Fatema Ahmed

Published in Review
Tuesday, 11 November 2014 13:26

Jim's Terrible City: JG Ballard's Shanghai

James H Bollen's book of photographs depicts the cityscape of empty, dilapidated houses and apartments and the leitmotifs that influenced the novelist's work

Published in GALLERY
Friday, 03 October 2014 16:31

Constructing Worlds

An exhibition at the Barbican presents photographs that captured seminal moments in 20th and 21st-century architecture. Here are some of the works on display

Published in GALLERY
Monday, 29 September 2014 15:33

Alibis: Sigmar Polke 1963–2010

Tate Modern, London
Until 8 February 2015

Published in Diary

Tate St Ives, Cornwall
14 October 2014 – 10 May 2015

Published in Diary
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