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The Chromatic Trip: on William Eggleston’s Musik by Maxwell Neely-Cohen
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The pioneering photographer releases an album of synth and piano works.

Teju Cole’s Blind Spot by Claire Lehmann
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Following loosely in the tradition of the book-length photo-essay yoking images to text in a documentary mode, Cole has gently torqued this form.

End Page by Vincent Zompa
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Vincent Zompa is the author of the poetry collection Heard Animal and several chapbooks.

Portfolio by David Gilbert
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Suburban sprawl and craft-store spree meet creeping apocalyptic bleakness.

Louise Lawler’s Why Pictures Now by Zack Hatfield
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The institution of institutional critique

Portfolio by Azikiwe Mohammed
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Potential Futures / Black Receipts

Roe Ethridge by Tim Griffin
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Humor, commerce, and family play big roles in Ethridge’s conceptual photography.

Portfolio by Steel Stillman
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Portfolio by Rachel Stern

Curated by Ashley McNelis

Sara Cwynar by Ashley McNelis & Legacy Russell
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The origins of nostalgia and some theoretical foundations of photography.

Paper Clip #35 by Jacob Forrest Severn
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Paper Clip is a weekly compilation of online articles, artifacts and other—old, new, and sometimes BOMB-related.

Liz Deschenes by Kathleen Peterson
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“Photography is a translation of color and tones—a language. And just as significant is that absolutely nobody possesses an accurate color memory.”

Light, Looking: Uta Barth by Sabine Mirlesse
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Uta Barth brings a new meaning to close looking.

The People Who Got into Trouble: Boris Mikhailov’s Case History at MOMA by Kevin Kinsella
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“It is a disgraceful world, populated by some creatures that were once humans, but now these living beings are degraded, ghastly, appalling.” Kevin Kinsella discusses the photography exhibition, Boris Mikhailov: Case Study, which runs at MoMa until September fifth.

Inner Views, Zwelethu Mthethwa, Studio Museum in Harlem by Patricia Spears Jones
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An exhibition of photographs from three series, exploring absence, decomposition and dislocation. Shot in Cape Town and New Orleans, subjects vary from migrants in their intimate spaces, empty beds, and ruined houses.

BOMB Specific: The Sky Over Caracas: What I See Upon Leaving My House by Antonieta Sosa
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Xaviera Simmons by Adam Pendleton
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Fellow artist Adam Pendleton discusses Xaviera Simmons composed and staged, yet disquieting, images.

Adam Bartos by A.M. Homes
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Adam Bartos is a complex and reserved observer, a laid-back official from an agency that never was, The Discerning Eyes of the Arts. 

Louise Lawler by James Welling
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James Welling on the photographs of Louise Lawler and how photography is “a medium without grammar.”

Adam Bartos’s Boulevard by Carlos Brillembourg

The photographs in Adam Bartos’s Boulevard, taken in Paris and Los Angeles, document places that are at once ubiquitous and hidden. 

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