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  • November 16, 2010    

    In 2007 and 2008, British photojournalist and filmmaker Tim Hetherington traveled to the Korengal Valley in northeastern Afghanistan to capture images of American soldiers serving in the war — not just in combat, but also relaxing, playing, sleeping. His photographs are now collected as a new book titled “Infidel.”
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  • September 21, 2010    

    Delaware movie projectionist Gordon Brinckle had an extraordinary secret: Over the course of nearly 50 years, he created a miniature movie palace in his basement that he called the Shalimar. Photographer Kendall Messick has published a new book of photographs documenting his theater.
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  • September 20, 2010  

    A young photographer for Juarez’s El Diario newspaper was gunned down as he walked to lunch, prompting his newspaper to ask of Mexico’s drug cartels on the front page what they expect of journalists. Ray Suarez speaks with Angela Kocherga of Belo Television about the latest killing and the effects on drug war media coverage. Continue reading

  • August 24, 2010    

    In today’s roundup of arts and culture news, Egypt’s culture minister was arrested after the Van Gogh heist, and a songwriter who penned hits for Louis Armstrong and Elvis Presley has died.
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  • May 18, 2010    

    French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson traveled the world for decades capturing people, places and history as a journalist, and in the process, helped define photography as an art form. His legacy is now on display in an exhibit called ‘Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century’, a retrospective of 300 photographic works at New York’s Museum of Modern Art.
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    "Henri Cartier-Bresson: The Modern Century" at the Museum of Modern Art in New York is the first major U.S. retrospective in more than 30 years of one of photography’s most original and influential masters. Continue reading

  • June 17, 2009  

    In Southern California, a photographer has been documenting the stories of the jobless — the irony being that he himself was laid off at the end of 2008. Spencer Michels reports on the stories behind the unemployed. Continue reading

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