Plumigeri: The Still Beauty and Deadly Contradictions of Taxidermy
A beautiful attempt to convey the personality and dignity exuded by stuffed bird specimens—while also wrestling with the twisted contradictions inherent in this bygone art-form.
Lives Behind the Waste
Countless stories hide behind an object which has been thrown away: the untold number of people who used it, the fathomless beautiful (and ugly! ) moments that involved its presence. Every piece of trash holds the potential for a treasure of a...
Bicycles, cars, trains—daily objects in our urban lives—photographed from an unusual perspective that reveals a whole different (under)side than we usually get to see.
Various Perspectives of My Room
“Our mode of being in this world, that is our ability to insert ourselves into the present and to make the meaning of our time memorable and affirmative … is neither closed nor predetermined…”
In the aftermath of a serious car accident, a personal meditation on corporeality and pain: everyone can find their own punctures here—exhausting dreams, fears, obsessions.
Sakura: The Humble Leaf
Usually when we imagine a cherry tree, we think only of its widely adored flowers. But we should be reminded of the entire plant system and in particular, the hardy leaf, whose rugged charm remains long after the celebrated flowers have...
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Fire of Hatred
In Iran, some vengeful lovers, spurned suitors or aggrieved family members turn to the awful, violent act of acid-throwing to exact revenge. This portrait series gives a platform for the victims to speak out.
In My Backyard: Iceland
Set against the grand, wild majesty of the eastern Icelandic landscape, these searching self-portraits are one woman’s attempts to connect with herself and forge a basic understanding with her environment.
A new, larger-than-life book of less-than-glamorous street portraits proves to be challenging. How would you describe these portraits by Gilden? Are these mean-spirited, or simply just real?
Inked: Why I Love Tattoos
“I got my first tattoo at home. Just like that, on the sofa. I keep on going because there are so many good tattooists out there. It’s like collecting art. It’s an honor to wear their work.” Shifting from trashy to trendy, tattoos make the...
Look Inside The New Yorker’s Photo Department
“It’s critical to develop a distinctive style—a visual stamp of sorts…When I’m considering an assignment, I usually think about someone’s style more than anything.” Inside The New Yorker’s photo department.
Tokyo Street Portraits
These intimate, up-close portraits of people in the streets of Tokyo speak for themselves. We love the direct gaze, the honesty and humanity of these photographs.