“I finally understood what a picture can be about — and it’s about responding to a moment that’s important to you.” Charting his origins in war reporting to his shift into intimate personal work, the renowned Magnum photographer reflects on what drives him to create with a camera
Arriving in London from South Africa at age 21, the leading British artist recalls the hard early steps finding work in photography
The Turkish photographer is known for amplifying the voice of the marginalised queer community in their country, but until now has found it difficult to voice that of their own.
Over the next three months, the Leica x 1854 Commission Series will select one winning photographer each month to produce a creative body of work using Leica equipment. Here, we introduce the first theme in the series, ‘Witnesses of: The Everyday’.
Most photographers dream of signing with an agent. But how do you get their attention? James Gerrard-Jones, managing director at Wyatt-Clarke & Jones, shares what he’s looking for.
Weeks after a nationwide state of emergency is lifted, Mali’s capital hosts more than 85 artists from across Africa in 15 city-wide venues for its extensive festival
Reconstructing scenes from everyday life and realising them as vast prints or lightbox images, the Vancouver-based artist is a pioneer
of conceptual photography – though he prefers “near documentary”. A key influence
on the Düsseldorf School, his work has been exhibited around the world. His latest show, at White Cube Mason’s Yard in London
until 07 September, presents new and recent photographs, including Recovery – a startling change of direction that echoes a “great moment in Western painting, defined by Seurat and Matisse, who revolutionised art with colour”
Focusing on human struggle in the battle to defeat Isis, Ivor Prickett spent months on the frontline in Iraq and Syria, documenting the end of the caliphate, and
the daunting return home
of displaced citizens
A troubled young father named Tommy is at the centre of an ongoing series about a rebellious Swedish subculture