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“Samurai of the Satsuma Clan” by Felice Beato

This photograph shows a group of samurai from the Satsuma clan. The men's traditional chonmage haircuts and top knots are prominent in the image....

Yinka Shonibare’s Photography

British artist Yinka Shonibare (b.1962) is known for his exploration of the roles that can arise out of collective identity. In his Effnik series,...

The Modern Self: Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

When World War I ripped apart the social fabric of Europe and Russia, the repercussions were felt throughout the globe. The years before World...

“The Reading Establishment” c. 1845 by William Henry Fox Talbot

William Henry Fox Talbot’s longtime valet, the Dutch-born Nicolaas Henneman, had worked beside his master in photographic experiments from the start. With many photographic successes...
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