How did a sharply dressed insurance agent with a desultory love life, who preferred brothels to relationships, who held crappy middle management jobs before retiring early due to poor health, become, as his one-time lover Milena Jesenská puts it, a “clairvoyant” storyteller, let alone one with a still-unrivalled capacity to take readers deep into the cold core of what it means to be alone and to be human?
Michael Najjar has his sights set on being the first civilian artist to travel to space.
Last October, the domed 19th-century building that stood as the centerpiece to New Jersey’s Greystone Park Psychiatric Hospital was demolished.
Learning diagnostic medicine is not just about recognizing symptoms of illness, but also involves interacting with the emotionally complex creature that is the human being.
Documentary photographers sometimes wonder what kind of impact their work has, but Gillian Laub knows hers has inspired real change.
In the middle of the night, photographer Simon Norfolk dips a garden rake, wrapped in shaggy white carpet — a makeshift wick — into petroleum and sets it on fire.