Photography Stories

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

Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Lisa Lyon

We focus on a few of the photographer’s favourite models, beginning with this female bodybuilder friend Mapplethorpe’s Muses - Lisa Lyon

Take a road trip back to the 1970s with Stephen Shore

Travel in retro style with Shore, via his newly updated book, American Surfaces Take a road trip back to the 1970s with Stephen Shore

All you need to know about Robert Mapplethorpe

Discover the enduring appeal of this wildly inventive photographer via our expertly curated, beautifully bound book All you need to know about Robert Mapplethorpe

Stephen Shore - 'People would chase me off sidewalks!'

The veteran street photographer remembers the unwanted attention he got shooting American Surfaces in the 1970s Stephen Shore - 'People would chase me off sidewalks!'

Stephen Shore shoots Debbie Harry for W

The native New Yorker was the perfect choice for this cover feature, shot in, and dedicated to New York City Stephen Shore shoots Debbie Harry for W

GIFTING: Who is Martin Parr giving his book to this Christmas?

The world-famous photographer runs us through his year, and who’s on his gift list this holiday season GIFTING: Who is Martin Parr giving his book to this Christmas?

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