Photography Stories

Francesca Woodman in some other time and place

Celebrating the short but influential life of the photographer on the day she would have turned 60 Francesca Woodman in some other time and place

These Nan Goldin skateboards have no drag resistance!

The photographer thinks millennials are 'so conservative' and aims to change that with her drag queen images These Nan Goldin skateboards have no drag resistance!

Martin Parr and friends go down to the beach - again

A new exhibition shows Parr isn't the only photographer patrolling British seasides Martin Parr and friends go down to the beach - again

Lauren Greenfield shows the value of an art education

In a new film, the photographer, director and Phaidon author makes a compelling case for encouraging art in schools Lauren Greenfield shows the value of an art education

When Annie Leibovitz shot the late Professor Stephen Hawking

'This photograph said everything I wanted to say about looking at this mind; this very vivid, connected mind on top of this mountain – the body and the chair.' Leibovitz recalls her shoot with the astrophysicist who died this morning When Annie Leibovitz shot the late Professor Stephen Hawking

How Warhol and Mapplethorpe pictured the world in Polaroid

The Polaroid camera is 71-years-old today - here’s how two 20th century art star pioneers used theirs. . . How Warhol and Mapplethorpe pictured the world in Polaroid

The fossils that fought for Darwin

On Darwin Day we look at how a 19th century fascination with fossils spurred The Origin of Species The fossils that fought for Darwin

The Tate hangs Martin Parr alongside Andy Warhol

His work is presented to show him as a manipulator - not just a documentarian - of life in Britain The Tate hangs Martin Parr alongside Andy Warhol

Ralph Rugoff takes us around his Andreas Gursky show

The Hayward Gallery’s director on Gursky's old bedroom, his new techniques and never-ending visual insights Ralph Rugoff takes us around his Andreas Gursky show

Why Stephen Shore bought a safari suit to explore America

Veteran US photographer says most of America's great road trips were made by outsiders - himself included Why Stephen Shore bought a safari suit to explore America

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