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  1. The Sports Arena is a Human Zoo. Sometimes It Gets Messy. Lens, Yesterday

    After his apartment was demolished to make space for Barclays Center, Jeff Mermelstein photographed the new arena’s suits, shills and suds.

  2. A Photographer Confronts His Family’s Tragic Past in Colombia’s War Lens, Yesterday

    Colombia’s bloody conflict left Andres Cardona an orphan. After years of covering how political violence devastated others, he now looks at how it changed his life forever.

  3. A Barnes Foundation Show Illuminates the Dawn of Photography Arts, April 17

    An exhibition shows how the pioneers of photography saw the dominant medium of painting both as inspiration and competition.

  4. Will Martin Parr’s Photos Change Britain? He Doesn’t Think So Lens, April 17

    In documenting his homeland, the British photographer captures its contradictions and ambiguities with a sense of humor.

  5. Notre-Dame Photos: A Fire and Its Aftermath World, April 16

    The famed cathedral still stands, and a devastated France has one unwavering goal: It will be rebuilt.

  6. Notre-Dame Fire Photos: Despair and Grief Amid Smoke and Flame World, April 15

    As hundreds of firefighters raced to the cathedral, in the center of the French capital, Parisians gathered to watch, many of them in tears.

  7. Notre-Dame Fire Photos: Despair and Grief Amid Smoke and Flame World, April 15

    As hundreds of firefighters raced to the cathedral, in the center of the French capital, Parisians gathered to watch, many of them in tears.

  8. Despair and Grief Amid the Smoke and Flames of Notre-Dame. World, April 15

    As hundreds of firefighters raced to the cathedral, in the center of the French capital, Parisians gathered to watch, many of them in tears.

  9. Photos of Yemen War and Central American Asylum Seekers Win Pulitzers Lens, April 15

    Lorenzo Tugnoli of The Washington Post took the award for feature photography and the photo staff of Reuters won for breaking news photography.

  10. 50 Years After Altamont: The End of the 1960s Lens, April 15

    A reluctant rock concert attendee, Bill Owens nevertheless photographed the disastrous 1969 music festival Altamont and the close of an era.

  11. N.B.A. Photographers ‘Do It for the Gram,’ Too Sports, April 13

    New technology and the rise of social media have changed what it means to take pictures of the N.B.A. One new requirement: making the athletes look good on Instagram.

  12. The Infinite Scroll Opinion, April 13

    Life under the unbreakable lure of the screen.

  13. A Century of Times Dance Photos, Through the Lens of Misty Copeland Reader Center, April 13

    Ms. Copeland, the American Ballet Theater’s first black principal ballerina, served as guest editor for a special section on dance photography.

  14. Scott Kelly Spent a Year Taking Photos in Space. They’re Beautiful. Science, April 12

    In orbit aboard the International Space Station, the astronaut wasn’t just gathering data for NASA’s Twins Study. He also produced some, well, stellar images.

  15. How Katie Bouman Accidentally Became the Face of the Black Hole Project Science, April 11

    The project included more than 200 researchers around the world, about 40 of them women, including Dr. Bouman.

  16. Is This the Best Photo of the Year? Lens, April 11

    John Moore’s photo of a 2-year-old asylum seeker and her mother being detained was named photo of the year in the World Press Photo contest.

  17. Excavating My Childhood Photos — and Myself Style, April 11

    I wanted to uncover ancient shards of my childhood gender and piece them back into the whole.

  18. A Mexican Photographer Explores the Enduring Bonds of Her Indigenous Culture Lens, April 11

    The photographer Citlali Fabián documented the culture that persists and sustains in her hometown Yalálag, Mexico, and beyond, through its residents and its diaspora.

  19. New York Art Galleries: What to See Right Now Arts, April 10

    Mary Beth Edelson’s “Great Goddess Cut-Outs”; John McLaughlin’s trove of photographs; and Keiji Uematsu’s first American solo show.

  20. Who Says Old-Fashioned Street Photography Is Dead? Style, April 10

    Jean Andre Antoine uses a camera from 1947 and spends nearly every day working the same SoHo block.

  21. Organizing Your Unwieldy Photo Collection Is Easier Than You Think Technology, April 10

    Here is the trick: Let your smartphone do the work.

  22. Ed Westcott, a Singular Eye at the Dawn of the Atomic Age, Dies at 97 Obituaries, April 9

    He was the government’s official photographer at Oak Ridge, Tenn., a secret city where uranium was enriched for the bombs that fell on Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

  23. Despite Prison and Torture, Shahidul Alam Refuses to Stay Quiet Lens, April 9

    Ahead of his court case, the Bangladeshi photojournalist and activist discussed democratizing photography and government censorship at the New York Portfolio Review.

  24. Photos of Lesbian Lives Meant to Inspire a Movement Lens, April 8

    Joan E. Biren began to photograph at a time when it was almost impossible to find authentic images of lesbians and aimed to help build a movement for their liberation.

  25. 6 Tools for Improving Your Vacation Photos Travel, April 6

    Sure, you can rely on your phone to take photographs. But these items can help elevate the quality of your images without weighing you down.

  26. Watching Chicago Make History, Again U.S., April 5

    A photographer reflects on two pivotal elections in her hometown, 36 years apart.

  27. How to Say Goodbye to ‘Game of Thrones’? Start With Ice and Fire Reader Center, April 5

    We wanted a cover for Arts & Leisure that was appropriately spectacular for the show’s final season. A life-size throne seemed a bit over budget.

  28. Tracing the Roots of Photo Sharing, From Mail Art to Instagram Arts, April 4

    A new exhibition at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art shows that image sharing is evolutionary, not revolutionary.

  29. Newly Discovered Photograph of Harriet Tubman Goes on Display Arts, March 29

    The photograph, at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, humanizes Tubman and shows her in her youth.

  30. The First Female Photographers Brought a New Vision to The New York Times New York, March 29

    The generation of talent brought in from 1973 to 1992 changed the paper’s look.

  31. Andre Kertesz’s Photos From His Window Lens, March 28

    The photographer’s images of Washington Square Park revealed, with affection and longing, a Hungarian émigré who was an outsider in his adopted land.

  32. The Two Artist Couples Who Helped Start American Modernism Books, March 27

    Alfred Stieglitz, Georgia O’Keeffe, Paul Strand and Rebecca Salsbury coupled, fought and made some of the most influential photographs and paintings of the 20th century. “Foursome,” by Carolyn Burke, tells their story.

  33. An Insider’s View of Joy and Beauty in Africa’s Biggest Shantytown Lens, March 26

    Through Kibera Stories, Brian Otieno looks beyond the stark realities that have defined his hometown’s visual narrative to photograph innovative fashion, art and everyday life.

  34. Peter B. Kaplan, 79, Daredevil Photographer From on High, Dies Obituaries, March 25

    He overcame his fear of heights to capture unique views, from the Statue of Liberty ‘s torch and the antennas of the Empire State and World Trade Center.

  35. The Making of ‘The Daily Miracle’ Reader Center, March 24

    An NYT Magazine Labs project sent the photographer Christopher Payne to The Times’s printing plant in College Point, Queens, to find the beauty in newsprint and the people who produce it.

  36. Your Ancestors Were Slaves. Who Owns the Photos of Them? Arts, March 22

    A lawsuit against Harvard over two haunting 1850 photographs stirs debate over how to balance the need to preserve history and the moral claims of descendants.

  37. When Mae West Met Diane Arbus Arts, March 21

    A new play by the Australian writer Stephen Sewell imagines an intriguing meeting of strong women.

  38. A Conversation With Alec Soth About Art and Doubt T Magazine, March 20

    The photographer talks with Hanya Yanagihara about the often unsettling power dynamic of taking a person’s picture — and their shared love of the artists who do it so well.

  39. Cyclone Idai: The Devastation in Pictures World, March 20

    Aid agencies have called it the worst natural disaster in southern Africa in two decades, and warned that the death toll could climb past 1,000.

  40. Who Should Own Photos of Slaves? The Descendants, not Harvard, a Lawsuit Says U.S., March 20

    A woman is suing the university for photographs taken 169 years ago of slaves she says are her ancestors. The images were taken as part of a racist study.