Posts Tagged ‘New York Times Photo Blog Lens’

Evgenia Arbugaeva’s Acclaimed “Tiksi” Series Opens at CDS: Photographs from Siberia’s Arctic Coast

Evgenia Arbugaeva's Acclaimed “Tiksi" Series Opens at CDS: Photographs from Siberia's Arctic Coast

The Center for Documentary Studies is delighted to host an exhibit of photography by Evgenia Arbugaeva—images from Tiksi, a remote port town on Siberia’s Arctic coast. The photographer will be in residence this fall at Duke University through a program administered by the Magnum Foundation Emergency Fund in partnership with Duke’s Center for International Studies; […]


Book and Exhibit: “One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia”

Book and Exhibit: "One Place: Paul Kwilecki and Four Decades of Photographs from Decatur County, Georgia"

“I am frequently asked by people who have not seen my work why I spend my life documenting one simple place like Decatur County, Georgia. People confuse simple with small; they’re not the same thing. There are no simple places or simple lives. . . . . Life [in Decatur County] is like life everywhere, and I […]


View From a Window: William Gedney Photos in the “New York Times,” With Comments by CDS Instructor Margaret Sartor

View From a Window: William Gedney Photos in the "New York Times," With Comments by CDS Instructor Margaret Sartor

Photos by William Gedney taken in New York in the late ’60s and early ’70s were the subject of a recent post on Lens, the New York Times photo blog. As Lens editor David Gonzalez describes these images, “From a window overlooking the Myrtle Avenue El, Mr. Gedney spun an urban narrative of surprising intimacy. Working […]