Photography Stories

There's a real humanity in this Martin Parr portrait that Stephen Shore took in New York

The photography pioneer trains his lens on the former Magnum president and creator of new book Only Human There's a real humanity in this Martin Parr portrait that Stephen Shore took in New York

The National’s guitarist is scoring a Mapplethorpe show

Bryce Dessner looks back on the protests that rocked his town when the photographer's 1990 retrospective opened The National’s guitarist is scoring a Mapplethorpe show

A photo show that's easy on the eye (but hard on the stomach)

A major new food photography exhibition shows that the best images don’t always show the tastiest of meals A photo show that's easy on the eye (but hard on the stomach)

The perfect face for Monkey Day

On 14 December – a day set aside for simian contemplation – we look back at Jill Greenberg’s monkey portrait The perfect face for Monkey Day

Annie Leibovitz on Hockney, Lennon and Instagram 

The photographer talks through her life, career and new book with US radio host Lois Reitzes Annie Leibovitz on Hockney, Lennon and Instagram 

Martin Parr swaps Clacton for Cannes, courtesy of Gucci

The photographer headed to the French Riviera to shoot the fashion house's latest campaign
Martin Parr swaps Clacton for Cannes, courtesy of Gucci

John Pawson got to Pantone's Colour of 2019 in 2017!

The architect and photographer included glimpses of hot new colour Living Coral in his book, Spectrum John Pawson got to Pantone's Colour of 2019 in 2017!

Who is Sam Droege giving his book to this Christmas?

The photographer and researcher tells us his personal highs and lows of 2018 and who’ll be getting a great gift Who is Sam Droege giving his book to this Christmas?

Martin Parr talks Manchester on BBC 6 Music this weekend

The Magnum photographer talks through his trip to the north with Mary Anne Hobbs Martin Parr talks Manchester on BBC 6 Music this weekend

Wolfgang Tillmans creates sculpture for ENO debut

Take a look at this bulbous silver stage prop made by the photographer for his production of Britten's War Requiem Wolfgang Tillmans creates sculpture for ENO debut

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