A Photographer’s Parents Wave Farewell
Deanna Dikeman’s portrait series doubles as a family album, compressing nearly three decades of her parents’ adieux into a deft and affecting chronology.
March 4, 2020
How Santu Mofokeng Shaped South African Photography
Mofokeng, who died in January, made work that waded through themes of history and land, and helped shape the course of South African photography.
February 24, 2020
A Young Swiss Photographer’s Transfixing Portraits of the Women in Her Orbit
It’s familiarity and trust that produce Senta Simond’s images, which are portraits of both obsession and self-possession.
February 20, 2020
The Visceral Satisfactions of a Disabled Photographer’s Gaze
Joey Solomon’s photographs mount a formal challenge to the cultural law that compels disabled people to imagine themselves otherwise.
February 6, 2020
Farah Al Qasimi Brings Jubilation to New York City Bus Routes
Using the visual rhythms of pattern, color, and texture, the photographer makes effervescent images of life in New York City’s immigrant neighborhoods.
January 30, 2020
The Plants That Make Refugee Camps Feel More Like Home
The Dutch photographer Henk Wildschut documents the gardens planted by migrants uprooted by calamity.
January 28, 2020
Prom Pictures of Ukrainian Teens on the Verge of an Uncertain Adulthood
Michal Chelbin’s photos elicit the timelessness of portraiture but also the timeliness of the political moment in Ukraine.
January 5, 2020
2019 in Review
The Best New Yorker Visual and Interactive Stories of 2019
From immersive investigations to cartoons presented in augmented reality, a selection of the innovative storytelling produced by the magazine this year.
December 26, 2019
Dennis Hopper’s Quiet Vision of Nineteen-Sixties Hollywood
From 1961 to 1967, Hopper transformed from a stalled-out actor to an omnipresent chronicler of a country in transition.
December 22, 2019