Photographer-Artist Jeff Cowen spoke about his work and his approach to art in a conversation recorded at Michael Werner Kunsthandel in Köln Germany, March 2012. Cowen makes original mural-size, sculptural, painterly photographic works that are visually stunning and beautiful — and they defy easy categorization.
Art Historian Jennifer Crowley and Lens Culture Director Jim Casper conducted the on-stage interview.
Forty-five photographers were selected as shortlist finalists from more than 122,000 entries for the Sony Awards this year. Two will win cash prizes. Lens Culture features a high-resolution slideshow of all finalists. This photo © Anurag Kumar.
Bangladesh Rehabilitation and Assistance Center for Addicts (BARACA) is the largest treatment center in the country — this reportage shows the struggle at the crossroads of the world's two largest areas of opium production.
Contrasting the intrinsic nature of the self with the humanity's similarities as a whole, these ethereal photographs prompt internal reflection and a search for our original, unique being.