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Is it possible to rephotograph a scene that never existed? The fake landscapes of “Eduardo Santiago” embody the complexities and contradictions of representational art.
Essay by William L. Fox. Photographs by David Taylor.
The Boundary Monuments along the U.S.-Mexico border were erected back in an era content to mark the border with dignified stone sentinels.
Text by William L. Fox. Photos by Mark Klett.
A writer and photographer document the ruined military base where the U.S. Air Force trained for the bombing of Hiroshima.
Text by David L. Ulin. Photos by Michael Light.
Los Angeles is a dream of substance, a built dream, a narrative imposed upon the land.