Photos

Street Shooter
May 25, 2015

What if news photography was liberated from the news? What if it spoke from the sidewalks? If it did, would we listen?

Love in the Time of Putin
Misha Friedman's intimate portraits of a LGBT couple in Russia.
March 27, 2015

Lyudmila and Natasha: Russia Lives is an intimate portrait of a relationship in a politically-fraught country.

Why Don't We Have a Defining Image From the Charlie Hebdo Massacre?
A thousand pictures, three words
February 02, 2015

A thousand pictures, three words

India's Trucks Look Like a Fantastic Acid Trip
January 07, 2015

Art exhibits on wheels.

Majestic Images of Icebergs That Won't Survive Climate Change
November 24, 2014

Global warming has put these beautiful natural monuments in danger. 

There Are 1.5 Million Muslims in Italy and Only 8 Mosques. Here's Where They Go to Pray.
November 21, 2014

Italian photographer Nicolò Degiorgis documents the challenge of being Muslim in Italy.

Haunting Photos of Japan's Tsunami Survivors Posing Atop Their Flattened Homes
November 17, 2014

Their homes were swept away and this is all that remains. 

Turning the Machines that Keep Patients Alive Into Art
October 30, 2014

Piles of pacemakers, heart and lung machines...

Is This a Vacation Photo or a Crime Scene?
October 27, 2014

This sinister image is like an Antonioni film.

Scenes from Afghanistan's Only Female-Run Militia
October 14, 2014

Photo Gallery: Life with Commander Pigeon, the fierce Afghani warlord who killed men—while wearing a flowery dress.

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