The Stan Brakhage of contemporary photography, Gill uses the materiality of the photographic process to explore the big issues. With Coexistence, Gill uses a bucket of water from a polluted pond to explore the meeting of microcosms and macrocosms.
A case study in the potential of photographers writing alongside their pictures. Teller's naturally gifted prose is as sweet as his pictures are crude. The result is laugh-out-loud funny and strangely moving.
How do you photograph the lives of Saudi women if you cannot show their faces? Using this restriction to her advantage, Olivia Arthur beautifully evokes the desire for exposure and loneliness of concealment.
With the never-ending tide of media bombast coming out of Israel and the West Bank, what a relief to spend time with this understated book and quietly reflect on migration, exile and the longing for connection.
The genius of Goldblatt's original book from 1973 is the expansive view achieved by inclusion of three distinct documentary approaches alongside texts by both Gordimer and Goldblatt. This gorgeously updated version (which includes new images and texts) achieves Goldblatt's goal to "expand the view but not to alter the sense of things."
Hernandez's street photos indulge in Regan-era conspicuous consumption.
Alec Soth Alec Soth is a photographer based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He is represented by Sean Kelly in New York, Weinstein Gallery in Minneapolis, and is a member of Magnum Photos. In 2008, Soth started his own publishing company, Little Brown Mushroom.