Tomas van Houtryve wanted to show American viewers the kind of ambiguous situations where the military has used drones to strike at combatants and, at times, civilians.
It was only after photographer Sage Sohier had been photographing gay and lesbian couples in the mid-1980s that she realized she had a personal connection to the topic.
In honor of the U.N.’s International Day of the Girl Child I interviewed five photographers who devote much or all of their time to documenting the lives of global girls, who face terrible things from genital mutilation to child marriage.
In the tradition of photographers calling attention to societal ills, Marc Asnin has begun a campaign enlisting photographers to take selfies to campaign against capital punishment.
Whether on Japan’s street or shores, Issei Suda takes pictures like a swordsman, with light swiftly slicing the scene.
The photographer Sebastiao Salgado, in New York City on Thursday, says we are at a “special moment” — our world now needs to be protected from climate change and other forces.
A new website and book feature the work of North African photographers whose projects show aspects of life overshadowed by the region’s tumult.
Among the images in Vanessa Winship’s first retrospective are portraits taken with a view camera, which led her to slow down and engage her subjects rather than be fleetingly invisible.
A photographer has asked hundreds of prisoners a straightforward question – if your cell could look out on one scene, what would it be?
Jacques Sonck has spent almost 40 years in Belgium making portraits of people — with odd or singular looks — who capture his attention on the street.
A trove of Marilyn Monroe photos by Milton H. Greene is being auctioned in Poland this week. How the images got there – and how they will be sold – is worthy of a madcap caper.
More than half a century since Inge Morath photographed the Danube, nine young female photographers will follow her footsteps and add to her legacy.
Lois Conner has devoted three decades to making landscapes of China layered with detail and history.
After the Second World War, Italian photographers found their voices and visions through streets, landscapes, and everyday realities.
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On the Taiwanese photographer Chang Chao-Tang, his life, and his images.
A review of a group show at the B.S. Gallery in New York.
Last night, friends and family members of Christo Buffam gathered at Cheap Storage to commemorate the life of the musician and artist who, last Wednesday, died in his apartment of unknown causes at the age of 31.
When onsite necropsies reveal no signs of oil-related injury, bacterial infection, biotoxins, or disease in stranded dolphins along the Gulf Coast.
How many children and teenage girls are ready for marriage? Yet the practice is shockingly prevalent: One out of nine girls in developing countries will be married by age 15, according to the United Nations. An estimated 14.2 million girls a year will become child brides by 2020 if nothing changes.
In the effort to melt ice and snow, salt and calcium chloride have strange—and eco-friendly—company.
Interview with artist Marc Dennis on the occassion of his new show, An Artist, a Curator and a Rabbi Walk Into a Bar…
By the time Olafur Eliasson came up with the idea to display chunks of glacier as an art exhibit, he had already spent a lot of time at the mouth of the Icelandic glacier Vatnajökull, the largest ice cap in Europe, watching it melt.