"U.S. Machine Gunnery Sgt. Carlos 'OJ' Orjuela, age 31, Garmsir District, Helmand Province, Afghanistan," by Louie Palu, Canadian, born 1968. To see more images included in the "War/Photography" exhibition, click on the Photo Gallery link below.
This month the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (MFAH) will open an exhibition that promises to change the way photographs of war are seen, understood and written about. The result of ten years of research by a curatorial team that included longtime MFAH photography department curator Anne Wilkes Tucker, Will Michels and Natalie Zelt, “War/Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and...
June 21, 2017
Cig Harvey didn’t know that her new series was about the serious car crash she survived in August 2015 until she showed the photographs to a friend. “He said, ‘The accident is literally all over these,” she recalls. Harvey was psychologically scarred, but rarely ever talked about it. “We’re often the last ones to know what our work is about,”... More »
June 16, 2017
London-based photographer Mahtab Hussain’s project “You Get Me?” is a portrait series depicting young, Muslim, British men. A Briton of Pakistani heritage, Hussain knows community well. His generation of young men has come of age in a post-9/11 world in which thorny ideas of identity come with far more barbs. For Hussain, these young men represent a “voice of hybridity”... More »