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A new dawn: 19th-century photography awakens in pictures

From majestic Alpine scenes to expressive portraits, a new exhibition shows off the wide-eyed wonder of 19th-century photographers Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/gallery/2016/jun/07/a-new-dawn-19th-century-photography-seizing-the-light

International Center of Photography review less exhibit than Pinterest board

The reopened ICPs disagreeable first show junks art history and simply aggregates images ranging from Cindy Sherman to Kim Kardashian selfies Is photography merely a recording apparatus, or is it an art? Does the camera record truthfully, or does it deceive? Only a few decades ago those were the questions that animated Roland Barthes and the most serious thinkers about… Read more »