Without exiles and émigrés there is no modern culture. A new show in Washington maps a century of art and displacement.
The hit Yiddish-language rendition of the classic musical celebrates its first birthday today. An illustrator recently captured what the show meant to a unique audience — refugees.
In his new book, Suketu Mehta, who came to the United States from India as a child, delivers a deeply felt corrective to the public rhetoric on immigrants — who they are and why they come.
The Swiss-Icelandic artist Christoph Büchel has turned the remains of the vessel in which at least 800 died off the coast of Libya into an art installation.
Silvana Imam, the lesbian daughter of refugees, is winning fans and making enemies with her strident, unapologetically political songs.
In Gabrielle Brady’s moving documentary, asylum seekers on Australia’s Christmas Island are viewed through the eyes of a compassionate trauma counselor.
In his final On Photography column, Teju Cole argues that images of human suffering often implicitly serves the powers that be.
In a time of omnipresent digital images, books remain one of the most powerful ways of showing the riches of photography.
He toured the world, often to record the aftermath of calamity, and collaborated on books with acclaimed writers.