Recent Articles

Meet the godfather of political memes
Decades before Corbyn and Trump fans shared their JPEGs - John Heartfield was cutting and pasting politics
Published: Monday, 19 June 2017
Was Eadweard Muybridge the first Silicon Valley pioneer?
On the anniversary of Horses Trotting, a brief look at how tech, cash and ambition first came together in Palo Alto

Published: Thursday, 15 June 2017
Robert Mapplethorpe’s two American Flags
On Flag Day we look at his Stars and Stripes photos and ask what they reveal about the artist
Published: Wednesday, 14 June 2017
Magnum Photos get closer (and cheaper)
The photo agency’s latest print sale focuses on ways in which photographers have got close to their subjects
Published: Wednesday, 7 June 2017
When Robert Capa shot D-Day
The Magnum founder on his place among the first of the Allied forces landing in Normandy, 73 years ago today
Published: Tuesday, 6 June 2017
Annie Leibovitz shoots Star Wars for Vanity Fair
The brilliant US photographer shoots four different covers featuring the cast of The Last Jedi
Published: Tuesday, 30 May 2017
Photos That Changed The World - Migrant Mother
Dorothea Lange's photo humanised the Great Depression and greatly influenced documentary photography
Published: Friday, 26 May 2017
On Araki’s birthday why not invest in a limited edition print?
The photographer is 77 today, here’s how you can own one of his beautifully nuanced, erotic photographs
Published: Thursday, 25 May 2017
Watch Lauren Greenfield at the Design Museum in London
See the photographer talk about why Generation Wealth is not just about the wealthy - but all of us
Published: Friday, 19 May 2017
Would you wear Tank Man on a t-shirt?
That’s the question photo-loving followers of fashion will be asking themselves at Dover Street Market
Published: Friday, 19 May 2017
Lauren Greenfield - 'I want to photograph Trump!'
Our Generation Wealth photo author made a surprise revelation at last night’s Design Museum talk. . .
Published: Friday, 19 May 2017
When Eve Arnold met Malcolm X
On Malcolm X Day, we look at the events surrounding an iconic shoot by the Magnum photographer
Published: Friday, 19 May 2017
Paul Smith takes Martin Parr to the beach
The Magnum photographer lets the designer reproduce his beach photographs on a suitably summery range
Published: Wednesday, 17 May 2017


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