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The women of Iran – 120 years ago

Antoin Sevruguin, the father of Iranian society photography, captured portraits of Iranian women in the early 20th century, from well-known ladies at the court to women from various tribes around the country.

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07.02.2019 | 15:32

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Sex sells: Female bodies in advertising

Well-known photographers from Helmut Newton to Guy Bourdin are among those who gained fame by portraying women as objects of desire. An exhibition in Berlin features their provocative works.

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01.02.2019 | 11:22

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Surviving acid attacks

“To disfigure a woman by throwing acid on her face is, to me, one the basest, crudest acts of subjugation imaginable,” said Shah Rukh Khan on Monday (January 22) at World Economic Forum 2018 in Davos.

German photographer Ann-Christine Woehrl took pictures of women who survived acid attacks – and discovered extraordinary strength. – Author: Monika Griebeler

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23.01.2018 | 13:48

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“Eyes As Big As Plates” : Natural Beauty

For their project “Eyes As Big As Plates,” Norwegian photographer Karoline Hjorth and Finnish artist Riitta Ikonen have photographed people from ten countries, dressed in plants from where they live.

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14.07.2017 | 9:25

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Georgia O’Keeffe – American art pioneer on show in Vienna

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US painter Georgia O’Keeffe became an icon in her home country and one of the most expensive artists in the world. Her art, suspended between the literal and the abstract, is now on show in Vienna.

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13.12.2016 | 15:14

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The secretive photographer: Vivian Maier

 © Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection, Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York

© Vivian Maier/Maloof Collection, Courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York

Vivian Maier is now considered one of the most important street photographers of the United States, her fame came posthumously. But since her life was very private the promotion also sparks debates in the art world.

 

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24.02.2015 | 14:07

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