Datta violates one of the most basic and fundamental ethical laws of photojournalism: the need for authenticity.
Photography is littered with references to cultural codes. Depending on their context, they influence how images and subjects become associated with stereotypes in the minds of viewers.
Photography has often been linked to objectivity, cited as the closest thing in art to a 'true' representation of 'reality' — 'proof', a 'reliable witness', having 'been there', from the 'spectator's viewpoint'.
Kerry James Marshall’s immense retrospective just opened and It’s one of the most affecting and important exhibitions by any living American artist yet.
Diane Arbus in Central Park. Photo: Tod Papageorge, 1967. Diane Arbus is luminary photographer of the 20th century whose morally layered images have divided critics for years. Arbus had a privileged upper-class upbringing
In his latest documentary, Wiseman directs his lens to Jackson Heights, a culturally diverse neighborhood, in Queens, New York City, where 167 languages are spoken.