Peter and Beverly Pickford traveled to all seven continents for the stunning photographs in Wild Land: A Journey into the Earth’s Last Wilds.
Agents of Faith: Votive Objects in Time and Place at Bard Graduate Center Gallery in New York examines 4,000 years of votive offerings.
From 2001: A Space Odyssey to Blade Runner, Typeset in the Future examines the typography and design that filmmakers have used to lend a believability to visions of the future.
Lewis W. Hine. America at Work, a new book from Taschen, chronicles Lewis W. Hine’s early 20th-century career photographing the problems and triumphs of labor.
Artist Anne Percoco has created an herbarium of imaginary plants collected from advertising, food packaging, and other objects of human design.
Heidi Neilson’s “Moon Arrow” travels around the New York City shorelines to draw attention to celestial forces acting on the urban landscape.
Anina Gerchick’s “Birdlink” is a year-round sculpture of native plants that serves as a habitat for New York City’s local and migrating birds.
Artist Cody Ann Herrmann’s How do you get to Flushing Creek? project involves wayfinding signs and free maps to guide New Yorkers to one of its most overlooked waterways.
In the mid-1800s, naturalist Peter A. Browne assembled the world’s greatest hair collection to explain the complexity of humanity. In the 1970s, it was saved from the trash by a museum curator.
Photographer Peter Steinhauer spent two decades photographing the traditional bamboo scaffolding that endures in Hong Kong.
In a new tour, the Tenement Museum explores New York’s contagious history, from tuberculosis to the AIDS crisis, through three families.
Auckland-based artist Benjamin Work painted a Manhattan mural that activates the narrative history of a Tongan club in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.