Photo Essays

Post image for Snapshots of 20th-Century Artists Living Life

There’s something delightful about seeing famous artists in settings completely unrelated to their art.

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Post image for A Photographer Visits the Contemporary Landscape of Thomas Cole’s “The Oxbow”

“[American scenery] has its own peculiar charm — a something not found elsewhere,” the 19th century painter Thomas Cole once wrote.

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Post image for How a Photographer Helped a Georgia Town Desegregate Its Proms

Documentary photographers sometimes wonder what kind of impact their work has, but Gillian Laub knows hers has inspired real change.

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Post image for GIFs That Bring Street Art to Life

A. L. Crego composes playful, bizarre GIFs from other people’s street art.

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Post image for Political Cartoons from a Golden Age of British Satire

In late 18th-century Britain, etched cartoons and caricatures abounded, poking fun at kings, noblemen, society ladies, French revolutionaries, the institution of marriage, and countless other people and things.

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Post image for A Photo Series Casts Black College Students as Criminals in Caps and Gowns

EJ Brown remembers being a kid and hearing older relatives talk about Rodney King, the Los Angeles taxi driver beaten by the LAPD.

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Post image for A Biennial of Sculpture by the Danish Seaside

AARHUS, Denmark — Fifty-six site-specific sculptures now stand along the scenic coast of Aarhus, Denmark, brought together for the fourth edition of Sculpture by the Sea, the nation’s largest outdoor sculpture exhibition that occurs every two years.

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Post image for Sculptors Pay Tribute to an 18th-Century Botanist in Wood

Long before North Americans could pick up tomato seedlings at their local hardware store, there was John Bartram.

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Post image for A Graphic Reporter’s Hand-drawn Highlights from Lost Lectures NY Two

We were lucky enough to have graphic reporter Lori Richmond attend our Friday night event to document and string together the themes.

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Post image for Designers Remix Corporate Logos to Reflect Human Rights Abuses in Qatar

A logo is a sacred thing in business. Consumers use them to identify trusted companies that make dependable products.

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