Photography Stories

Martin Parr's Lockdown Life

We've been catching up with the stars of Phaidon books and finding out what they've been doing all day Martin Parr's Lockdown Life

INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'The current moment recontextualises the photos in American Surfaces'

In the third and final part of our interview with the photographer, he talks about some of the people in the book, rediscovering new/old photos and his favourite shot INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'The current moment recontextualises the photos in American Surfaces'

INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'I didn’t like getting criticism but it didn’t cause me to doubt what I was doing'

In part two of our American Surfaces interview Shore talks about Instagram culture, a trip to New Orleans with William Eggleston and what Nan Goldin told him INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'I didn’t like getting criticism but it didn’t cause me to doubt what I was doing'

Wolfgang Tillmans enlists famous friends to help Corona-closed clubland

Elizabeth Peyton, Luc Tuymans, Elmgreen & Dragset, Gillian Wearing, Marlene Dumas, Thomas Ruff, Seth Price, Isa Genzken, Mark Leckey and Andreas Gursky will sell print posters to help locked down clubs, gig venues and bars Wolfgang Tillmans enlists famous friends to help Corona-closed clubland

INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'I wanted to find America, but I think I was finding myself too. . .'

In part one of an extensive three part interview to celebrate the expanded edition of American Surfaces, the legendary photographer reflects on a series of images that changed the way we look at photography INTERVIEW: Stephen Shore: 'I wanted to find America, but I think I was finding myself too. . .'

Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Andy Warhol

In his photographs, Mapplethorpe highlighted something serene and almost saintly in Warhol's final years Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Andy Warhol

Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Patti Smith

Find out more about the tender link that bound the photographer to his first lover and friend to the end Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Patti Smith

Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Javier Gonzalez

Discover the story behind photographer Robert Mapplethorpe’s Spanish assistant and model Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Javier Gonzalez

Mapplethorpe’s Muses - John McKendry

Read how the photographer immortalised the last day of the man who helped him in his photography career Mapplethorpe’s Muses - John McKendry

Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Phillip Prioleau

We focus on a few of the photographer’s favourite models, including the lover he put on a pedestal Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Phillip Prioleau

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