Jackie Nickerson "Terrain" at Jack Shainman Gallery

Jackie Nickerson began photographing Zimbabwean farm workers in 1996 as a way to change the perception that those who work in African agriculture are impoverished, unmodern people. The resulting series, Farm, focused on the unique and beautiful clothing the workers made for themselves, and by doing s,o highlighted the worker’s identity, individuality, and ultimately their…

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Thomas Demand's "Dailies" at Matthew Marks Gallery

It is now a custom to document daily experience through photographs. Using phones and social media, an importance can be created for a situation that would otherwise pass unnoticed. With the integration of this practice into everyday routine, the meaning and importance given to what is documented seems to be losing its potency; it becomes…

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Julie Cockburn "SLIGHT EXPOSURE" at Yossi Milo Gallery

Slight Exposure, an exhibition of hand altered found photographs by London-based artist Julie Cockburn, marks the artist’s first US solo show. The exhibition mainly consists of found portraits and landscapes, all roughly dated between the 40’s and 50’s and then meticulously altered through sewing or cutting. The portraits within the first gallery feature mainly women…

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Daniel Blight and the c-word

Daniel Blight, London-based photographer, curator, and editor of The Photographer’s Gallery, penned an article for The Guardian questioning the meaning and usage of the term “curator.” He not only inquires about the role of the curator in the institution and on the internet, but how historical and cultural value is determined through curating. “Knowledge is…

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A short introduction from Alex

It’s been a long time coming, but it’s finally here. I have to be honest, writing never really comes naturally to me. I just wanted to a bit of time to briefly introduce myself, and talk about Lintroller and what it is. Hopefully I won’t come across as too much of a douche at the…

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