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Sean O'Hagan

Lorenzo Vitturi went to market and he bought in pictures

The Venice-born, UK-based photographer caused a sensation with his book of images inspired by Ridley Road market. His colour-saturated vegetable sculptures and surreal portraits capture the vibrancy of a much-loved east London landmark Lorenzo Vitturi int

Rude boys: from Shanty Town to Savile Row

The rude boy has come a long way from his origins in Jamaican subculture, as shown in a new photography exhibition celebrating the movement's distinctive style It was towards the end of 1963 that the Wailers released their first single, Simmer Down , on

The High and Lonesome Sound: The Legacy of Roscoe Holcomb by John Cohen - review

John Cohen's photographs of Kentucky musician Roscoe Holcomb evoke a rural way of life that has all but disappeared In 1959, John Cohen, photographer, musician and musicologist, travelled to East Kentucky "to search for old music and to take photographs"

Eliot Porter: In the Realm of

The late photographer Eliot Porter has left a stunning record of the shrinking American wilderness Not many photographers can say they helped change the way we look at the world politically and socially as well as formally, but, as Paul Martineau point

The Last Days of Detroit by Mark Binelli - review

Detroit native Mark Binelli's account of the decline of the city mixes despair with faint hope The dramatic decline of Detroit, once America's fourth largest and most productive city, has been captured of late in several photography books, most notably