5×5: “Pointing” by Gideon Jacobs

5×5 features five photographs by five photographers, usually curated around a specific subject matter, selected by a guest editor. It’s cheesy to start anything off with a quote, but there’s no way around this one — legendary MOMA curator John Szarkowski said that “one might compare the art of photography to the act of pointing.” When I…

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Jenna Garrett: The Public Profile of an American Girl

Jenna Garrett‘s The Public Profile Of An American Girl is a collection of photographic similarities among young women whose image restrictions were labeled “public” as dictated in the bylaws of Facebook’s Privacy Policy. Images are divided into categories including ‘Licking My Friend, ‘The Face’, ‘Car Self Portrait’ and ‘Gang Sign’. Whether created from the need for…

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