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Louder than a bomb: 40 years of hip-hop photography in pictures

A new photography book, Hip-Hop Raised Me, chronicles the rise of rap as it spilled from the US to the world featuring the likes of Eminem, Notorious BIG and Lauryn Hill Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/oct/07/hip-hop-raised-me-dj-semtex-rap-photography

From PJ Harvey to Terri-Lee Blake: the ‘undiluted’ photography of Valerie Phillips

The New York photographer is known for her undiluted method realism for generation X. Here are some of Phillips best shots of pop stars, models and Tumblr girls Natasha Khan (Bat for Lashes), Brighton, 2009. Photograph: Valerie Phillips Terri-Lee Blake, London, 2015. Photograph: Valerie Phillips Staz Lindes, Los Angeles, 2012. Photograph: Valerie Phillips Florence Welch, London, 2011. Photograph: Valerie Phillips… Read more »

United colours: Alexi Lubomirski’s diverse fashion photography in pictures

From transgender women to Chinese pop stars, fashion photographer Alexi Lubomirski looks for beauty in everyone not just waiflike white models Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/oct/28/alexi-lubomirski-diverse-fashion-photography

Original Observer photography: October 2016

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Reportage from Hillary Clintons presidential campaign; the dispossessed of Johannesburg; and stars of stage and screen all feature in this showcase of the best photography commissioned by the Observer this month Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/oct/29/original-observer-photography-october-2016