SPOTLIGHTExploring Bygone Soviet Grandeur—and Turbulent Regional Identity—in AbkhaziaOnce known as a prime holiday destination for the Russian elite, Abkhazia is now filled with frozen, in-between spaces that convey the tension within its past, present and future.Learn more
SPOTLIGHTExploring Bygone Soviet Grandeur—and Turbulent Regional Identity—in Abkhazia
Once known as a prime holiday destination for the Russian elite, Abkhazia is now filled with frozen, in-between spaces that convey the tension within its past, present and future.Learn more
Chroma: Geometry, Mass, Light
LensCulture Emerging Talent 2016: Feeling the holiday blues? These carefully composed, highly saturated images of urban landscapes highlight striking design and architecture around the world. Summer travels beckon, just a frame away.
Three brand-new cities in China have all the signs of bustling metropolises—houses in a neat line, looming skyscrapers, criss-crossing downtown streets. There’s just one problem: nobody lives there yet.
In Praise of Shadows
Were it not for shadows, there would be no beauty—a short but beautiful meditation on the unique aesthetics of Japan.
Street Photography Awards 2016: Finalist Traveling 20,000 miles across Europe’s countless towns and villages, this series captures an unsettling view of the constructed environment. Unassuming at first, these photographs subtly twist our...
Alphaville: Paris at Night
Street Photography Awards 2016: 2nd Place, Single Image This eerie, atmospheric series—which takes its name and inspiration from Jean-Luc Godard’s noir film—investigates the peculiar, frozen feeling of nighttime streets in Paris.
Nighttime portraits of small businesses in Detroit challenge the narrative about the city’s economic decline and recent rebirth—rather, these structures show a city desperately trying to hold on to what is left of its social and economic...
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Irish-born Tom Wood photographed the working-class people of Liverpool for almost three decades — at once affectionate and grimly realistic. Review by Sean Sheehan.
YU: The Lost Country
“By its very nature, Yugoslavia was a land of displaced peoples…” A photographer and writer grapples with the widespread denial of her country and nationality.
Selections from William Eggleston’s Masterwork, The Democratic Forest
A wide-ranging review of Eggleston’s newest collection of photographs that touches on his influence on David Lynch as well as the unique “silence” in his photographs.
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.
Tourists vs. Refugees
In an oddly jarring sequence of photos from the Greek island of Kos, we are confronted with well-off European tourists taking selfies, while all around them refugees camp in make-shift shelters.
In a remote, mountainous area of Spain, groups of multi-national non-conformists live in makeshift dwellings that emphasize their occupants’ anti-establishment beliefs and identities.