Culture / Photo Booth Category

April 7, 2019

How Larry Sultan Made His Father a Metaphor for Dashed American Dreams

Chris Wiley writes about Sultan’s photography book “Pictures from Home,” which includes interviews with his parents that undercut the narrative of his father as a fallen Horatio Alger type.

April 4, 2019

How Migrants New to Paris Express Themselves Through Style

Coralie Kraft on “Sneakers Like Jay-Z,” a collaborative photography project that explores the meaning of clothing for newly arrived refugees at a migrant center on the outskirts of Paris.

March 29, 2019

Paul Mpagi Sepuya Mines the Queer History of the Portrait Studio

Andrea K. Scott writes about the photographer Paul Mpagi Sepuya’s new show, “The Conditions,” at Team Gallery, through April 13th, and the queer history of the portrait studio.

March 28, 2019

The Chaos of Altamont and the Murder of Meredith Hunter

Sasha Frere-Jones writes about the Rolling Stones’s Altamont Speedway concert, which resulted in the murder of Meredith Hunter and is the subject of a new photo book by the photographer Bill Owens, “Bill Owens: Altamont 1969.”