ART DEPARTMENT

Issue 5 of Daylight magazine, the little documentary photo journal that could, focuses on the human beings behind global commodities. Its topics range from the abundance of guns in Latin American gang and paramilitary culture (photographs by Heidi Schumann) to the torturous route of diamonds from African mining pits to Manhattan's Fifth Avenue (by Kadir van Lohuizen). Michael Wolf's photoessay on Chinese copy artists doesn't rake muck, but it says a lot about the globalization of visual culture

Issue 5 of Daylight magazine, the little documentary photo journal that could, focuses on the human beings behind global commodities. Its topics range from the abundance of guns in Latin American gang and paramilitary culture (photographs by Heidi Schumann) to the torturous route of diamonds from African mining pits to Manhattan's Fifth Avenue (by Kadir van Lohuizen). Michael Wolf's photoessay on Chinese copy artists doesn't rake muck, but it says a lot about the globalization of visual culture and its attendant devaluation of intellectual property.

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