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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
Published: Wednesday, 14 March 2018
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. . .
Published: Wednesday, 21 February 2018
The fossils that fought for Darwin
On Darwin Day we look at how a 19th century fascination with fossils spurred The Origin of Species
Published: Monday, 12 February 2018
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
Published: Friday, 9 February 2018
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
Published: Wednesday, 7 February 2018
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
Published: Thursday, 1 February 2018
Generation Wealth premieres at Sundance
Lauren Greenfield’s film screens beside Carey Mulligan and Jake Gyllenhaal movies at 2018’s festival
Published: Wednesday, 3 January 2018
What we learned from Nan Goldin’s first 31 Instagram posts
Nan Goldin might deny her role in the development of social media but she's finally joined in!
Published: Tuesday, 2 January 2018
Annie Leibovitz and a Vanity Fair subscription – a gift for glamour lovers
Gift the book for a look back at Annie's great work - and a subscription to look forward to the images to come
Published: Wednesday, 13 December 2017
Stephen Shore's MoMA retrospective in 5 books
Going to the photographer’s Museum of Modern Art show in New York? These are the books you should get
Published: Wednesday, 29 November 2017
How Stephen Shore's serial pictures changed photography
Why did the MoMA photographer choose to photograph his friend every 30 minutes for a day back in 1969?

Published: Tuesday, 28 November 2017
How Annie Leibovitz captured Sheryl Sandberg’s focus
In Portraits 2005–2016, Leibovitz photographs the Silicon Valley titan during a rare moment of calm
Published: Monday, 6 November 2017
How Annie Leibovitz captured Bruce Springsteen's DNA
In Portraits 2005–2016, Leibovitz photographs a fellow rock ‘n’ roll survivor, flourishing creatively in later life
Published: Friday, 3 November 2017


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