Recent Articles

"Photographic collecting is overtaking fine art"
The Photography Book author Ian Jeffrey has some insider tips if you're planning on starting a collection
Published: Thursday, 9 October 2014
Photos that changed the world #5 Cigarette No.17
Irving Penn's series of cigarette photos turned prosaic, discarded objects into conceptual art
Published: Tuesday, 7 October 2014
So why do people of the Twenty-First century still wear a Rolling Stones logo from the Twentieth?
Problem Solved author Michael Johnson on the enduring appeal of a look photographed by Hans Eijkelboom
Published: Monday, 6 October 2014
Ten questions for photographer Hans Eijkelboom
Our People of the Twenty-First Century photographer on The Sartorialist, Martin Parr and the consumer society
Published: Thursday, 2 October 2014
Why Iwan Baan likes to get up high
Shooting Space photographer is in a new place pretty much every other day so needs quick perspective on a city
Published: Wednesday, 1 October 2014
Photos that changed the world #4 Dovima
Richard Avedon's 1955 photo took fashion out of the studio and sought to capture age as much as youthful beauty
Published: Wednesday, 1 October 2014
An-My-Lê's conflict-free war photography
Vietnamese-born photographer takes compelling conflict shots - despite being nowhere near the real action
Published: Monday, 29 September 2014
Nadav Kander on the worst of the west in China
The photographer tells us how a love of Rothko and Constructivism helped inspire his quiet Chinese landscapes
Published: Monday, 29 September 2014
How a 17th century painting inspired a 70s LA photo
Stephen Shore tells us how his La Brea Ave photo was organised using Claude Lorrain's compositional technique
Published: Thursday, 25 September 2014
Photos that changed the world: #3 Moonrise
How Ansel Adams' technical skill turned a fleeting scene into the new ideal for US landscape photography
Published: Monday, 22 September 2014
Is this really Stephen Shore’s first retrospective?
Madrid show takes in motels, postcards, high concepts and print-on-demand experiments
Published: Monday, 22 September 2014
Photos that changed the world: #2 The Critic
Weegee’s 1943 photo outside the Met Opera influenced street photography, film noir and tabloid subterfuge
Published: Thursday, 18 September 2014
Photos that changed the world: #1 Horses Trotting
Eadweard J. Muybridge's 1879 print was the first to capture animals moving, changing both photography and art
Published: Thursday, 11 September 2014

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