Round Up - Week of May 28

 Luke Willis Thompson, autoportrait, 2017. Installation view The Photographers' Gallery 2018.  Photo Kate Elliott

Luke Willis Thompson, autoportrait, 2017. Installation view The Photographers' Gallery 2018.  Photo Kate Elliott

1. Andy Warhol's Interview Magazine shuts down after nearly half a century.

Ezra Marcus, an associate editor at the magazine, said by email that the staff was notified in an all-hands meeting earlier in the morning that Interview, which was founded in 1969, was closing and filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.

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 Luke Willis Thompson, autoportrait, 2017. Installation view The Photographers' Gallery 2018.  Photo Kate Elliott   

Luke Willis Thompson, autoportrait, 2017. Installation view The Photographers' Gallery 2018.  Photo Kate Elliott

 

2. Luke Willis Thompson Wins the Deutsche Börse Photography Foundation Prize

The New Zealand artist scoops the prestigious award with a filmic portrait of Diamond Reynolds - an American woman whose partner was shot dead by a police officer at a traffic-stop

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3. South African photographer Sam Nzima, whose iconic photograph (left) from a Soweto uprising in 1976 helped turn world opinion against apartheid, died Saturday in Mpumalanga province, South Africa. He was 83.

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4.  The number of photos taken of the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex on Saturday was substantial to say the least. However, one, in particular, has received a phenomenal response on social media thanks to the unique angle of the image.

The photographer of that viral birds eye view royal wedding photo explains how he got the incredible shot.

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5. New EU Data Protection Laws (GDPR) have implications for street photography

The European Union's new data protection law is intended to strengthen privacy rights and stop abuses by social media giants. But the law also forbids people from posting anyone's picture online without their permission — and that includes tourist vacation photos.

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