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GOOD Pictures: Brea Souders Investigates Her Roots

Photographs exploring Souders' childhood home and her mixed European ancestry.

GOOD Pictures features work by a new photographer each week, with a focus on up-and-coming artists. It is curated by Stephanie Gonot and Jennifer Mizgata.

The enigmatic images above are from two sets of photographs by Brooklyn-based photographer Brea Souders. The first set, simply titled New Work, is a series of images she made using various objects from her parents' home. The second, Counterforms, is Brea's investigation into her mixed European ancestry. Curators Ariel Shanberg and Akemi Hiatt described Brea's work beautifully:

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GOOD Pictures: Go Outside

Julie Ann Tingley is a master of capturing the beauty of the natural world.

This year, I've managed to hang out at both the Atlantic and Pacific Ocean, see the redwoods and the desert for the first time, and hike the beautiful trails of Montana. Spending all this time in nature has reminded me of two things:

1. America is gorgeous.

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GOOD Pictures features work by a new photographer each week, with a focus on up-and-coming artists. It is curated by Stephanie Gonot and Jennifer Mizgata.

Jaimie Warren's website and Aperture monograph are entitled "Don't You Feel Better." And yes, I do feel better when I look at her work. The images above are from an ongoing series of absurd and playful self-portraits she's been creating since 2003.

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GOOD Pictures: Ryan Pfluger's Portraits in the Park

A collection of simple yet alluring portraits of strangers, friends, and acquaintances shot in public parks around New York City.

GOOD Pictures features work by a new photographer each week, with a focus on up-and-coming artists. It is curated by Stephanie Gonot and Jennifer Mizgata.

Ryan Pfluger is a photographer living and working in Brooklyn. His ongoing Portraits in the Park series is a collection of simple yet alluring portraits of strangers, friends, and acquaintances shot in public parks around New York City. Pfluger has been making a 'zine of portraits after each session, and plans on compiling them all into a self-published book at the end.

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GOOD Pictures: Scenes From Artists' Studios

Matthew Yake photographs artists in their studios, surrounded by the materials they use to make their artwork.

In the Studio is a pretty straightforward project: Matthew Yake photographs artists in their studios, surrounded by the materials they use to make their artwork. Yake always shoots them relatively straight on, using bright studio lights to capture the full scene. The resulting images let the spaces speak for themselves, giving viewers an eyeful of the details in these personal spaces. They give us a window into an inspiring, creative atmosphere that encourages us to feel productive and makes us wonder what these artists are building.

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GOOD Pictures: Caitlin Teal Price's Desolate Spaces

Overpasses, interchanges, harsh rays of light, and women are the subjects of Annabelle, Annabelle.

GOOD Pictures features work by a new photographer each week, with a focus on up-and-coming artists. It is curated by Stephanie Gonot and Jennifer Mizgata.

Overpasses, interchanges, harsh rays of light, and women in desolate spaces make up Caitlin Teal Price's gorgeous and mesmerizing series Annabelle, Annabelle. I won't pretend I can sum it up any better than she did, so here is Caitlin's statement accompanying the series:

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