Photography

The Rebranding of Red Square
January 24, 2014

Establishing shots from every cold war scene ever filmed here made Moscow the epicenter of a massive and massively bankrupt Empire of Evil, in ideological opposition to democracy and freedom.

The World's Most Instagrammed Place Is a Mall in Thailand
Sit on an angry bird's lap! And other sharable distractions.
January 02, 2014

A surreal slideshow from Siam Paragon mall

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.

Michael Galinsky's Retro Photos of 1980s Shopping Malls Are, Like, Totally Rad
November 06, 2013

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.

This Classic Photo From the Red Sox' Victory Could Have Been Taken in 1918
October 31, 2013

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'
Stephen Shore's photos will make you put away your camera phone
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'
Tim Richmond's terrific photographs of the American West
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.

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