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The photography of John Reardon

The photographer John Reardon has died at the age of 66. Throughout his long and distinguished career he produced memorable images from home and abroad. Here is a selection of his work

Photography

Poignant photos of an American town in the throes of an opioid crisis

On the streets of Kensington, Philadelphia, chaos and community spirit coexist. Since the late 90s, the neighbourhood has been the touchstone of an unprecedentedly rampant opioid crisis spreading across the United States, causing deaths at a rate comparable to the HIV epidemic at its peak. “I …

Opioid Crisis

A Young Artist as Her Own Ghostly Muse

If you don't know the work of Francesca Woodman, stop reading this now and just look. They’re exceptional pictures, taken between 1972 and 1981 by a young artist who was her own muse. But Woodman’s slow-burning self-portraits are the precise opposite of a glib selfie. Long exposures obscure her …

Photography in London: Your gallery guide to where camera comes first in the capital

2018 seems to have got the London art scene in the grips of photography fever.<p>Two new museums dedicated to the click of the camera are poised to open …

Museums

Photos that lift the lid on Turkey’s illicit underground subcultures

Since the failed coup in 2016, state repression against critical voices has steadily escalated in Turkey. Now in its 21st month, the state of emergency – which was originally conceived to empower the government in case of a disaster or armed conflict – has resulted in human rights violations …

Magnum Photos Now: On Female Representation

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New York City

The high-fashion fantasies of Erwin Blumenfeld – in pictures

Erwin Blumenfeld went from making dadaist collages to dodging the horrors of the second world war to a glamorous life photographing models in New York

Art

Photos Celebrating the Mohawk as a Symbol of Rebellion

<i>“I grew up in Huntington Beach, a predominantly white suburb an hour south of Los Angeles and I was very sheltered kid. In ’85, a Mohawk meant,</i> …

Dog fights and sex parties: the man who photographs Istanbul after dark

One day last September, Çağdaş Erdoğan took his camera to Parc Yoğurtçu, a popular spot in Istanbul near the Fenerbahçe football stadium. He took some photographs of the city skyline before finding himself accused by a police officer of deliberately shooting the nearby MİT (Millî İstihbarat …

Recep Tayyip Erdoğan

London Tattoo Collective – in pictures

Photographer <b>Alecsandra Dragoi</b>’s portraits reveal some of the artists and customers at the London Tattoo Collective, which takes place at the Old Truman Brewery on Brick Lane, London

Brick Lane

Rarely Seen Intimate Photos of Young Grace Jones, Jerry Hall, and Karl Lagerfeld: The Instamatics of Antonio Lopez

The late Antonio Lopez was by vocation a virtuosic fashion illustrator and by reputation a night owl of the first order, the life of parties in Paris and New York during the jetset 70's, when he seduced everyone from Jessica Lange to Karl Lagerfeld, who was said to be smitten with Lopez and his …

Brutalne oblicze Rosji lat 90. na zdjęciach francuskiej fotografki

Jakiś czas temu prezentowaliśmy twórczość Dmitry’ego Markova, który fotografuje życie w małym mieście na wschodzie Rosji. Jego genialne kadry …

Sex and Death, Beauty and Decay: The dark art of Vania Zouravliov

We’re leaving Beardsley country. Taking the old dirt road off Harry Clarke county, on thru the inky backwoods and the old lost village long grown …

Art

A Japanese Photographer Traces How Cities Are Built and Destroyed

Sometime in the nineteen-eighties, riding the monorail into Tokyo, Naoya Hatakeyama had an epiphany about limestone—namely, that it was everywhere, except in the vast holes where it used to be. Blast after blast, truckload by truckload, humanity had embarked on an elaborate limestone-relocation …

Freckles, milkshakes and 9/11: on the prowl with Joel Meyerowitz

His brilliantly observed street images changed photography and influenced a generation to come. As he turns 80, Joel Meyerowitz is publishing a photobook autobiography, Where I Find Myself, spanning his whole career<p>Joel Meyerowitz interview: phones killed the sexiness of the street

Street Photography

The zine taking you inside Greece’s refugee kingdom

We’re standing on top of a crumbling concrete water tower, looking out over a cloud-covered valley in central Greece. Our guide is Borkin, a …

Human Rights

Unseen photos of East End London in glorious colour

<b>A recently discovered photo collection by the late photographer David Granick reveals London's East End in colour, including streets in Stepney, Whitechapel and Spitalfields.</b><p>Local photographer Chris Dorley-Brown found the pictures when he was invited to review thousands of Granick's colour slides …

England

All Too Human review – brutal, tender and bizarre, this is life, not art

Tate Britain, London Here in this dazzling survey of modern figurative painting are works that truly matter, in their humanity, courage, feeling and truth.<p>I’d love to say it was David Bomberg’s arresting landscapes or Francis Bacon’s existentially challenged popes and apes that got me addicted to …

Art

Anarchic photos show life inside of a Brooklyn bike club

Type the words “Bike Kill” into YouTube and you’ll get dogs, dirt and dodgy bicycles. But a deeper dive will show you that there’s more to it than just that. Organised by the riotous Black Label Bike Club, a “freak/mutant bicycle organisation” founded in the early 90s, Bike Kill is a yearly …

OOF magazine: where the worlds of art and football meet - in pictures

OOF is a new magazine which explores the relationship between art and football. The diverse set of artists and artworks featured in the magazine peel back the layers of meaning in this obsessive sport and help us make sense of something bigger and more ungraspable in the process. Football and art …

The Arts

'They are strong and attractive': Vespa Club Uganda – in pictures

Once seen as a status symbol in Uganda and the capital Kampala, the iconic Piaggio Vespa is now derided as an anachronism. For devotees, though, old habits die hard

Vespa

Go for gold! Vintage portraits of California prospectors – in pictures

Young gold-rush prospectors stare down the camera in these striking daguerreotypes and tintypes of the 1850s, from a time before California boomtowns became ghost towns<p>• Gold and Silver is at Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam until 10 June. Luce Lebart’s book is published by RVB Books

Photography

Philippe Chancel's rockabilly rebels

A selection of Philippe Chancel’s rarely seen images of multiracial gang life in 1980s Paris, ahead of a new exhibition at the Barbican

Design

War is Only Half the Story: 10 years of the Aftermath Project

War is Only Half the Story is a 10-year retrospective of the work of the groundbreaking documentary photography programme The Aftermath Project, founded by photojournalist Sara Terry to support post-conflict storytelling by some of the world’s finest photographers. To mark the anniversary, a …

Photojournalism

A Father, a Son, a Disease, and a Camera

Cheney Orr was 21 when his father received a diagnosis of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease in 2011. His father, David, was just 62, and the son felt he had never quite known him as an adult. The camera offered a way to bridge that gap. It was an excuse to visit regularly and a portal through which …

The hilariously twisted and totally f*cked-up comics of Joan Cornellà—ANIMATED!

Several of us here at Dangerous Minds are <i>big</i> fans of the utterly twisted Spanish illustrator Joan Cornellà. A distinctive stylist and a master of …

Comics

Sex and Horror: The lurid erotic art of Emanuele Taglietti

Emanuele Taglietti painted some 500 covers for various <i>fumetti</i> or Italian comics during the 1970s. His work featured on such best-selling adult sex …

Art

Cancer Survivors Are Transforming Their Radiation Masks into Art

Jenny Freestone, <i>Empress</i>. Photo by Ulf Wallin Photography.Joan Konkel, <i>Avian Warrior II</i>. Photo by Ulf Wallin Photography.In a Baltimore basement, …

Cancer

‘Deathbed photo’ of war photographer Gerda Taro discovered

Image purports to show photojournalist who died during Spanish civil war being treated by a doctor<p>A photograph believed to be of Gerda Taro, one of the world’s first and greatest war photographers, apparently lying on her deathbed in a hospital during the Spanish civil war, has been found 80 years …

War