Laura C. Mallonee

Post image for Toronto University Acquires Berenice Abbott Archive

Berenice Abbott was best known for being New York City’s official photographer during the Great Depression, though she actually explored a panoply of subjects during her six-decade-long career.

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Post image for Finding People in Los Angeles’s Urban Sprawl

The photographer Patrick Gookin recently explored the psychological ramifications of car culture in a series called LA by Car.

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Post image for Historic Photographs Recreated in Miniature

Since photography was first invented nearly 200 years ago, humans have gained an unprecedented visual understanding of their past.

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Post image for Photographers Bring Home a Picture of Fukushima

One of art’s greatest functions might be the way it helps us share our common experiences, though those experiences are sometimes all too tragic.

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Post image for Staff Stole 162 Artifacts from Museum of Macedonia

Last Friday, a judge in the Macedonian capital Skopje convicted six employees at the state-owned Museum of Macedonia of stealing objects from the institution’s collection and selling them abroad through an organized crime ring, AFP reported.

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Post image for A Miniature Town Full of Vintage Cars and Evocative Stories

There’s something slightly off about Elgin Park, the sleepy steel mill town where it’s eternally 1964.

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Post image for Reviving the Fight to Save a British Brutalist Masterpiece

At the 11th hour, a British heritage organization has renewed a bid to save a major Brutalist building from destruction.

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Post image for Reconstructing Managua Before the 1972 Earthquake

MANAGUA — Most people will advise you, on touching down in Managua, to rent a car and drive as fast out of the Nicaraguan capital as you can.

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Post image for Museums Join Campaign to Preserve Land Art Opus

In 1972, the Land Art pioneer Michael Heizer began buying up tracts of land near Nevada’s Garden and Coal valleys.

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Post image for Obama’s Presidential Library May Gobble Up Historic Chicago Parkland

Is it wrong to commandeer space intended for public enjoyment to bolster a political legacy?

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