Photography / Art Texts

1000 Words Photography

An online magazine that highlights worldwide contemporary art photography with critical articles.

Afterimage: The Journal of Media Arts and Cultural Criticism

The online version of the magazine contains excerpts of feature articles, books and exhibition reviews, and news.

American Suburb X, Photography Interviews archive

The Anxiety of Photography Exhibition, May 13 – July 17, 2011

Exhibition that presented artists who embrace "photography’s plasticity and ability to exist, sometimes uneasily, in multiple contexts." Site archive provides essays by Matthew Thompson, Anne Ellegood, and Jenelle Porter.

The Art Newspaper

An investigative newspaper about old art, new art, decorative art, the commercial and the non-commercial world.

The Art Newspaper Digital

Digital edition of the Art Newspaper, an investigative newspaper about old art, new art, decorative art, the commercial and the non-commercial world.

Arts Journal

A weekday digest of arts and cultural journalism.


South African contemporary visual arts publication

Big Red & Shiny

A home for criticism, discussion, debate and commentary on the state of the arts, especially the arts in New England.

Bill Jay On Photography

Collection of texts and photographs by Bill Jay.

BOMB Magazine

Daily Serving

DailyServing is central site for art lovers to find resources on events and exhibitions within the world of contemporary art and an expansive, international source for ground-breaking contemporary art, with a huge network of writers spanning the globe. DailyServing directly connects readers to countless resources through original articles, interviews, and reviews published everyday.

Euroart Magazine

Frieze Magazine

Goethe-Institut, On German Photography Today

Harvard Photography Journal


Peer-Reviewed online journl specializing in new media and net art.

Image & Narrative

A peer-reviewed e-journal on visual narratology and word and image studies in the broadest sense of the term.

Issuu – You Publish

Digital publications, including texts about Martin Parr, Rineke Dijkstra, Alec Soth and others.

Journal of Contemporary Art, Interviews with Artists

The Morning News

An online magazine of essays, art, humor, and culture.

The New York Times


Nonsite is an online peer-reviewed quarterly journal of scholarship in the humanities, plus poetry, editorials, reviews, visual art and more.

Other Voices: The eJournal of Cultural Criticism


The online site for this contemporary art publication features texts and exhibition news.

The Photography Criticism CyberArchive

A.D. Coleman’s archive of texts in the fields of history, criticism, and theory of photography from the medium’s inception through the present day. Writers ranging from W. H. F. Talbot, L. J. M. Daguerre, and Lady Elizabeth Eastlake through Nancy Brokaw and Donna-Lee Phillips.

Photo Technique Magazine

Online magazine with technical articles on photographers, photo history and demonstrations of how to use modern imaging tools. The magazine charges a subscription but allows non-members to read parts of articles.


An interdisciplinary open-access journal of contemporary architecture, landscape and urbanism, with particular emphasis on the public realm as physical place and social ideal. In partnership with the Design Observer Group, Places publishes scholarship, reviews, and visual portfolios.


International magazine of cultural criticism.

SeeSaw Magazine

An online photography magazine dedicated to work that successfully captures, represents, and encourages acute observation via the photographic medium.

SFMOMA Symposium Is Photography Over

Square Magazine

Magazine dedicated to square format photography.

Tate Papers

Triple Canopy

An online magazine for editorial and curatorial activities.

Unless You Will

An online journal showcasing “a vision within photo-based art” from around the world. UYW showcases photographers who “add layers of meaning and capture” “feelings of emotion or nostalgia”. Curated by Heidi Romano.

Visura Magazine

X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly

A daily technology news website, and digital home of Wired magazine, the monthly print publication.