Would Van Gogh Have Taken Selfies? Probably.
November 20, 2013
Yesterday, the Oxford English Dictionary named “selfie” the 2013 “Word of the Year”—sending the Internet off on a predictable wave of hand-wringing over this generation’s narcissism.
Just another reminder of why crimped hair went out of style.
Eleven Photographs of a Miniature Apocalypse
November 03, 2013
The artist Lori Nix, who considers herself a “faux landscape photographer,” spends months constructing tiny dioramas out of cardboard, glue, and point—only to destroy them.
A couple of hours after the Boston Red Sox, who finished last in their division in 2012, beat the St.
'Then I Found Myself Seeing Pictures All the Time'
October 22, 2013
His pictures are both antidote and antecedent to our compulsive, social-media photography.
The Best Part About the Shutdown Ending: Our National Parks’ Instagram Feed Is Back
October 18, 2013
Over the course of the shutdown, the closure of the National World War II Memorial and its periodic, Bastille-style forcible reopening became a sort of emblem of the whole sordid affair.
These Unbelievable Photos Make Hong Kong Look Like Abstract Art
October 16, 2013
The photographer Michael Wolf's study of Hong Kong, "The Architecture of Density," began with the SARS outbreak in 2002.
'Places Can Disappear'
October 10, 2013
British photographer Tim Richmond first experienced the American West at a rodeo, in Sheridan, Wyoming. “Straight away, I was hooked,” he says. That was in 2007.
Everyone is familiar with the toy-like character the world assumes when looked at from a plane window. For the past ten years, the Italian photographer Olivo Barbieri has embellished this effect in his aerial photographs of major world cities.
American History in Panorama
October 06, 2013
With the advance of cameras that spanned 150 degrees and over, America got a whole new way to depict itself.